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What ecu for turbo build

Postby hermit » Thu Mar 27, 2014 11:16 pm

I'm looking for some info on what ecu to use for my turbo build.
I was thinking on using syvecs or the link g4 plug in,they are both a good bit of kit but they both are big money compared to a power fc. But would a power fc be good enough for what I need?
The power fc will probably cost a 3rd of what the other 2 would cost as I got a quote today for £1560 for the link ecu and that's not it even fitted at that price.
I'm thinking I'm probably better using a map sensor on this build and I'm not sure how it would work on the power fc tho.

So what i would like to know is the power fc a bit old and out dated?
Or is the link or syvecs a little bit of over kill?

I'm going to be running a gt2871r turbo
Fully forged engine freshly built
3" exhaust
1000cc injectors
Upgrade fuel pump

So which ecu would give me the best gains?

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Re: What ecu for turbo build

Postby Soiled » Fri Mar 28, 2014 4:02 am

They will all get you the same power output with the right tuner.

I'd go for the link g4+ plug in, but it really comes down to the tuner you have available and what they are used to.

The guy I used for tuning rates the powerfc and gets better results out of it than other ecus just because it's what he is used to and has the right software.

And I am currently using the PowerFC so there are no problems running it on a higher end build.

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Re: What ecu for turbo build

Postby Soiled » Fri Mar 28, 2014 4:04 am

Talk to Nick the site trader he is a link dealer so may get you a better price, install with the New links is exactly the same as the PowerFC... Pull the old one out plug the New one in.

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Re: What ecu for turbo build

Postby ESXTEZZ » Fri Mar 28, 2014 4:07 pm

Tuned properly they will all make the same power, the power fc just doesn't have the added extras of launch controll and anti lag but it can run a map sensor. But if you don't mind having a laptop plugged in you can have the extras using copilot software.

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Re: What ecu for turbo build

Postby babyeater690 » Sun Mar 30, 2014 10:13 am

If you can afford it the link storm ecu is savage if not hks fcon gold pro or just fcon will do the job
1000 cc injectors seem a bit big if u don't mind me saying im runnin 880cc on my 1jz tezz with a 6031 turbo 50 mm waistgate running over 500bhp and inj arent even close to maxed out
Do De Donut :P!!!!!

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Re: What ecu for turbo build

Postby babyeater690 » Sun Mar 30, 2014 10:14 am

And bradley done my link storm ecu for 1200 stl fitted and mapped
Do De Donut :P!!!!!

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Re: What ecu for turbo build

Postby Soiled » Sun Mar 30, 2014 12:24 pm

Got to remember you have 6 injectors in the 1J where as he will be running 4 and trying to flow the same amount of fuel.


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