What are you using to monitor your engine?

Old 09-28-2011, 02:08 PM
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Default What are you using to monitor your engine?

I will be running a 421ci SB2 motor with Ron's terminator on alcohol.
Any suggestions.....
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Old 09-28-2011, 07:11 PM
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I have a Computech egt plus if your just looking to monitor the EGT
Percy's is good too!
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Old 09-28-2011, 07:38 PM
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Thanks. Any of you SB2 guys care to chime in?
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Old 09-29-2011, 03:39 AM
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I have a data recorder from http://rpmperf.com/

Very easy to use and you can slowly build up the system one sensor at a time if you want. I don't have a SB2 but data gathering is all the same. For roughly $620.00 you can monitor engine rpm, drive shaft rpm, converter slippage, battery voltage and have one egt.

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Old 09-30-2011, 04:37 AM
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technology, aint it great.i do it old school, oil temp and volts tach and a shift lite.that shift lite is as tech as i will go lolol
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Originally Posted by outlaw256
technology, aint it great.i do it old school, oil temp and volts tach and a shift lite.that shift lite is as tech as i will go lolol
Same here. I drive by the old 'seat of the pants' method. Eyes, ears, and butt.

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Old 09-30-2011, 08:18 AM
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I use a CompuTech DataPro 45. I really added a logger because of the clutch I run which I use engine, input and driveshaft sensors for that . I also monitor acceleration, EGTs, O2, oil pressure, coolant temp, vacuum and shock travel.

If you're looking at the CompuTech you can PM me for a price. I'm a full line dealer for them.
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Old 09-30-2011, 12:06 PM
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Originally Posted by DrivingMissDD
Originally Posted by outlaw256
technology, aint it great.i do it old school, oil temp and volts tach and a shift lite.that shift lite is as tech as i will go lolol
Same here. I drive by the old 'seat of the pants' method. Eyes, ears, and butt.

Same here but in doing this i have found adding a engine diaper was a good idea..
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Old 09-30-2011, 03:23 PM
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Diapers are a must as the 'engine' ages :shock: :shock: :shock: ops: ops: ops:

I can certainly see how electronics can 'speed things up', but they just aren't my style for the occasional race I run. I'm a K.I.S.S. kinda guy.
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Old 09-30-2011, 08:03 PM
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Just trying to see what you guys are doing to get the best of your engines. I already have so much money in this thing, I'm almost afraid of it. Oh well they don't last forever do they!
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