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Post by Muu » Tue Nov 18, 2014 8:44 pm

So the lotus factory loom leave something to be desired but generally ok, however start hacking it about and adding circuites and engine swaps and often you're left with a rats nest of connectors and loom by the n/s rear arch

So I'm setting out to clean mine up, new fuse and relay panel to replace the MFRU (I know RU stands for Relay Unit, can only imagine MF is multiple failure) and migrate the ECU into the cabin.

Started out making this:

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Basically does what the MFRU unit did, but with fuses and on proper Duetsch plugs.

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Sneak peek at how the engine loom is coming on, wrapped with DR-25 heatshrink

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Proper stainless bodied 0-100psi pressure sensors (one for oil one for fuel)

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If the job is worth doing, it's worth doing well.

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Re: electrictrickery

Post by Benja » Tue Nov 18, 2014 9:43 pm

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Looking awesome dude :cool:

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Re: electrictrickery

Post by Muu » Tue Nov 18, 2014 9:46 pm

all in the details, although even in this build all I can see are corners cut :crazy:

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Re: electrictrickery

Post by evo_ufo » Tue Nov 18, 2014 10:11 pm

Muu wrote:all in the details, although even in this build all I can see are corners cut :crazy:
Looking good, although I agree. Those cable ties through the plate would get on my ... :oops:

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Re: electrictrickery

Post by Muu » Tue Nov 18, 2014 10:23 pm

actually I don't mind them, I looked any various way to secure the lines; stuck on tags, velcro loops we use on the fibre optics at work, but this was simple and reasonably effective

Any zip ties used in the loom for strain relief are under Raychem shrink

this is a great link for inspiration on builds: https://www.rbracing-rsr.com/wiring_ecu.html

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Re: electrictrickery

Post by evo_ufo » Wed Nov 19, 2014 5:23 am

Pickups and heat shrink. I'm being too picky. Looking good particularly the engine loom. I dont have the patience or would do something similar.

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Re: electrictrickery

Post by Benja » Wed Nov 19, 2014 10:26 am

My choppery skillz are just too subtle for you boys eh :lol:

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Re: electrictrickery

Post by Muu » Wed Nov 19, 2014 10:46 am

yeah I saw them!

drive the guys at work mad, as made them go back to site (brighton) to redo the wiring on an install as I thought it was sloppy.

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Re: electrictrickery

Post by Muu » Tue Nov 25, 2014 11:13 pm

Just ordered one of these, the supported wideband module for the dash but also hondata. Need to speak with tdi to see if I can ditch the OE sensor and use the narrow output.

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Re: electrictrickery

Post by evo_ufo » Tue Nov 25, 2014 11:45 pm

Had one of those for a while but never got it wired in. Plan was to run it though to the DL1 and then on to the dash.

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