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Old 23-02-2009, 05:40 PM
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Ok, I have now purchased a power FC for my 99 WRX. I have a modified Jap Spec V6 STI engine going in and the power FC will be running the STI engine. I have been told i need a 300zx AFM to run this power FC. Will i have to change any of the existing wiring to get this project up and running. Does anyone have advice on a good shop to do the install and tune?? Also does anyone have an idea of the cost involved with the install and tune?

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Hey,

If you got the right powerfc you should be able to just plug it in. It says on the manuals to run the car for 10mins with nothing on (Dont touch any pedals either), then 10 mins with the defroster on and then finally 10 mins with the AC on. You will now have your base tune on the ECU. Now drive very carefully to your tuner of choice. I went to All Star Garage, great people and a great tune. :-)

From my experience tunes go from $400-900+

Oh, and i believe the MY99's have weak AFM's. The Z32 is stronger and has a wider band reading. Therefore better for you and better for tunA!

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I think we've done this before...

Anyway, you don't need the Z32 AFM but it's a shitload better. I've killed plenty of stock ones, so if you've got the money to get one you may as well.

I still think we've done this before and good luck with the whole thing
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I think we've done this before...

Anyway, you don't need the Z32 AFM but it's a shitload better. I've killed plenty of stock ones, so if you've got the money to get one you may as well.

I still think we've done this before and good luck with the whole thing
So i can run it with my Stock AFM? But potentially it will get destroyed... As long as i can drive it to a tuner. I'll be happy. I'll start the hunt for a cheap Z32 AFM.
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Does anyone know what boost i can now run safely with the power fc on my V6 STI Engine.

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mate do a search....its been covered before.
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Does anyone know what boost i can now run safely with the power fc on my V6 STI Engine.
Leave it to your tuner. If you're not keen on that, do a search, as above.
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Alright, thanks again. Managed to get a 32Z Air flow meter for $100. Getting there slowly but surely.
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Smash 40 pound into it.... she'll be right with those mods
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Smash 40 pound into it.... she'll be right with those mods
prob wanna weld ur diff too for more traction lmao
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