Cheap FCD

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Re: Cheap FCD

Post by asc_up » Fri Jul 01, 2011 10:45 pm

Yeah, but probably not enough air to make much of a difference.
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Re: Cheap FCD

Post by CAV3MAN227 » Tue Jul 26, 2011 11:21 pm

-Sorry for the bump, but i was wondering if there was any updates to anyone who has tried this? Is it still working, etc! I'm running a turbo xs dual stage boost controller, currently at 13lbs in 5th gear. I want to run 16lbs of boost.
-Reading thru this thread, it seems like an economical way of getting rid of fuel cut, but I'm still a little skeptic as i dont want to hurt or break anything.

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Re: Cheap FCD

Post by Legacy777 » Wed Jul 27, 2011 1:42 am

These work from what I've read from others. It should be fine as long as you don't up the boost too much.
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Re: Cheap FCD

Post by CAV3MAN227 » Wed Jul 27, 2011 2:05 am

-Well all i'm looking for is 2-3 more pounds of boost. As i've heard the td04 is efficient up to 16lbs.
-It would be nice to see a DIY write-up on this but i'll go back thru and read it again to make sure i get things right.

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Re: Cheap FCD

Post by CAV3MAN227 » Wed Jul 27, 2011 11:48 pm

-So here's my setup. I went to Harbor Freight and picked up these items:
-1 #68198 1/4 x1/4 male-male coupler
-1 #68220 air inline regulator
-2 #68209 air brush adapter
-From auto zone I picked up:
-1 #47311 3/16" vacuum restrictor
-1 #47149 vacuum check valve (not used yet)

-My current setup:
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-Parts:
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-After assembly:
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-The final product:
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-I'm going to test this right now and let you guys know how it went. Let me know if I did something wrong and or what needs to be changed!

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Re: Cheap FCD

Post by CAV3MAN227 » Thu Jul 28, 2011 1:40 am

-So far so good, no fuel cut. But the real test for me is 5th gear on the freeway. AFR's still look good on the wideband, high 11's and low 12's.
-I'm going to be moving to San Bernardino CA. tomorrow so I'll post here what happens, if anything, once I get there.

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Re: Cheap FCD

Post by cj91legss » Thu Jul 28, 2011 6:12 pm

where'd you use the check valve?
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Re: Cheap FCD

Post by CAV3MAN227 » Thu Jul 28, 2011 9:05 pm

cj91legss wrote:where'd you use the check valve?
I didn't use it. I got it just in case I needed it.
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Re: Cheap FCD

Post by Falken-18c » Fri Jul 29, 2011 1:13 am

so do u need an mbc to run this are do u not need one and also what is a good mbc that you can get with out ordering online like a napa are auto perfermace store

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Re: Cheap FCD

Post by cj91legss » Fri Jul 29, 2011 6:05 pm

i don't think napa or an auto parts store would stock a MBC. there's a couple DIY threads on here about how to make one out of parts from home depot. Search home made manual boost controller or DIY manual boost controller.
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Re: Cheap FCD

Post by darkcrave » Sat Jul 30, 2011 3:24 am

To up your boost past the stock boost lvl you will need a MBC, but you will only need the FCD if you are going past 13PSI i think
Falken-18c wrote:so do u need an mbc to run this are do u not need one and also what is a good mbc that you can get with out ordering online like a napa are auto perfermace store
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Re: Cheap FCD

Post by cj91legss » Sat Jul 30, 2011 3:36 am

Yeah, stock is at 13psi
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Re: Cheap FCD

Post by asc_up » Sat Jul 30, 2011 3:50 am

I thought stock was something like 8.7 PSI...
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Re: Cheap FCD

Post by cj91legss » Sat Jul 30, 2011 4:03 am

stock boost is at 8.7, but fuel cut is at 13psi
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Re: Cheap FCD

Post by cj91legss » Sat Jul 30, 2011 4:05 am

Caveman, you should paint the yellow caps the same red you painted your other accents. I think it will look real nice!
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Re: Cheap FCD

Post by CAV3MAN227 » Sat Jul 30, 2011 6:06 am

cj91legss wrote:Caveman, you should paint the yellow caps the same red you painted your other accents. I think it will look real nice!
I just might have to do that!
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Re: Cheap FCD

Post by snailslow » Wed Nov 09, 2011 6:32 pm

ive been using the 2way check valve and boosting 15lbs with no problems yet!
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Re: Cheap FCD

Post by Dave_J » Fri Nov 11, 2011 12:21 am

Could one not use a check valve (to allow vacuume to get to the FCD) in parallel with a MBC backed down so the FCD sees 10 PSI but you are boosting 15 PSI? The check valve would block the boost.
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Re: Cheap FCD

Post by Legacy777 » Fri Nov 11, 2011 6:58 pm

I'm sure you could do something, but tuning and configuring them would be kind of difficult I think.
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Re: Cheap FCD

Post by Thesubielover » Wed Jun 13, 2012 2:26 pm

Yeah but do you have any mods or did you just crank the boost up? Becareful not to blow your engine up. I'll be the first for ectra parts ;)
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Re: Cheap FCD

Post by keithmoilanen » Sun Jul 01, 2012 4:47 am

Dumb question but how do u know if ur car is hitting fuel cut
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Re: Cheap FCD

Post by CAV3MAN227 » Sun Jul 01, 2012 4:51 am

Trust me you will know. It's like hitting the rev limiter with a little more whiplash effect lol

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Re: Cheap FCD

Post by keithmoilanen » Sun Jul 01, 2012 5:05 am

Ok so not like bucking or anything like that
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Re: Cheap FCD

Post by Legacy777 » Mon Jul 02, 2012 4:28 pm

Yeah, it's like all the power is taken away. It's pretty noticable.
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Re: Cheap FCD

Post by keithmoilanen » Mon Jul 02, 2012 7:43 pm

hmm ever since I turned up the boosr to 11psi my turbo is takinf for ever to get power
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