How to Tune and Modify Engine Management Systems

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Drawing on a wealth of knowledge and experience and a background of more than 1,000 magazine articles on the subject, engine control expert Jeff Hartman explains everything from the basics of engine management to the building of complicated project cars. Hartman has substantially updated the material from his 1993 MBI book Fuel Injection (0-879387-43-2) to address the incredible developments in automotive fuel injection technology from the past decade, including the multitude of import cars that are the subject ...
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Overview


Drawing on a wealth of knowledge and experience and a background of more than 1,000 magazine articles on the subject, engine control expert Jeff Hartman explains everything from the basics of engine management to the building of complicated project cars. Hartman has substantially updated the material from his 1993 MBI book Fuel Injection (0-879387-43-2) to address the incredible developments in automotive fuel injection technology from the past decade, including the multitude of import cars that are the subject of so much hot rodding today. Hartman's text is extremely detailed and logically arranged to help readers better understand this complex topic.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780760315828
  • Publisher: Motorbooks
  • Publication date: 2/28/2004
  • Series: Motorbooks Workshop Series
  • Edition description: First
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 1.00 (w) x 1.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Jeff Hartman is the author of How to Tune and Modify Engine Management Systems, Fuel Injection: Installation, Performance, Tuning, Modification, and the Turbocharging Performance Handbook, all from Motorbooks. Hartman lives in Austin, Texas.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 6
Chapter 1 Understanding Fuel Delivery 14
Chapter 2 Understanding Automotive Computers and PROMs 23
Chapter 3 Sensors 32
Chapter 4 Actuators and Actuator Systems 43
Chapter 5 Hot Rodding EFI Engines 53
Chapter 6 Recalibrating Factory ECUs 68
Chapter 7 Interceptors and Auxiliary Computers 79
Chapter 8 Standalone Programmable Engine Management Systems 87
Chapter 9 EMS/EFI Engine-Swapping 101
Chapter 10 Roll-Your-Own EFI 107
Chapter 11 Installation and Startup Issues 110
Chapter 12 Designing, Modifying, and Building Intake Manifolds 116
Chapter 13 EMS Tuning 101 122
Chapter 14 EMS Troubleshooting 153
Chapter 15 Emissions and Onboard Diagnostics 169
Project Vehicles
Chapter 16 How to Hot Rod Your Carbureted Small-block Chevy 175
Chapter 17 Supercharged Jag-rolet 177
Chapter 18 1970 Dodge Challenger B-Block 183
Chapter 19 Focus Turbo 187
Chapter 20 Real-World Turbo CRX Si 190
Chapter 21 Honda del Sol Si Turbo 204
Chapter 22 Turbo-EFI Jaguar XKE 4.2 209
Chapter 23 Turbo-Nitrous Lotus Europa 1.6-liter Engine Swap 219
Chapter 24 MR2 Turbo 223
Chapter 25 MR6: V-6 Swap, Motec M48 EMS, Compound Forced-Induction 244
Chapter 26 Overboosted VW Golf 1.8T 261
Chapter 27 Frank-M-Stein: Turbo M3 Roadster 265
EMS/EFT Suppliers 267
Index 271
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  • Posted March 2, 2009

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    It contains lots of helpful information, I recomend reading it completely before doing any tuning of your efi system..

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  • Posted July 19, 2009

    Tuning Engine Management Systems

    Very comprehensive book. It is well written and has numerous pictures and illustrations to explain the technical issues. I highly recommend it for anyone interested in this area.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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