I am finally pulling my finger out and getting rid of the tennis racquet. I have all the gear to do the mpfi conversion, but now I am thinking of going BBM instead of the standard ea setup. What is involved, and how much better is the BBM setup?
Depends what your futura plans are.
hardcore performance wise, the ED MPFI manifold flows the best and is probably better if you're going any sort of forced induction.
Speak to Bass Crazy, Thanatos, Rmyers, psycho chicken as they've all done it.
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well you don't *need* to change the ECU, it can be done with relays and rpm switch etc.
If you want to do it properly, you do need to change ECU.
I also used an electronic rpm switch when I first swapped over to BBM, and whilst it worked, it didn't work as good as using the proper ECU.
The ECU doesn't just activate the VSV, it also changes the timing map.
Ignition timing will always be a compromise with the standard ECU, in part defeating the benefits of the BBM.
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Thanks guys, I think I'll go the ED manifold for the moment. I would like to go the BBM route for the torque factor, but it just seems to be a lot of stuffing around to make the bbm work. Unless there is a easy way around the smart lock issue. I don't want to go putting smart lock in just so I can use a EF/L ecu.
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