Category Archive: Vehicles

Oct 06

Choosing a water temperature sensor for MicroSquirt

Another of the challenges associated with fuel injecting an old motorbike is that none of the existing sensors were ever intended for connection to a modern engine management system. In particular, the coolant temperature sensor in the radiator has a single signal wire coming out of it and the ground return is through the chassis …

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Oct 05

Calibrating a MAP sensor with MicroSquirt

I was faced with the challenge of installing a Manifold Absolute Pressure (MAP) sensor on my Kawasaki GPZ900R fuel injection project. This sensor, together with an intake air temperature sensor is used in calculating the density of air entering the engine, and therefore how much fuel to inject using the Speed-Density algorithm. The challenge is …

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Nov 15

Excel Series Rally Car

This will be one big introductory post about my new rally car! I hope to keep a progress log about the car here on my blog. So after hours of trudging through forums and asking everyone i could find about rally cars, i decided to buy a (mostly) ready-to-race rally car, i settled on a …

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Aug 07

Nexus 7 Car Installation

What more could a gadget-addict want than to have all the features of Google’s latest flagship tablet, the Nexus 7 embedded in the dash of their car? I quickly got bored with off-the-shelf car stereo systems, here is my response: I have installed a Google/Asus nexus 7 in the dash of my MY00 Subaru WRX. …

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