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Firstly what does each one do??

Secondly whats the difference?

Thirdly whats more needed and what is recommended??

And lastly is it ok to use on a daily driver with the following spec.

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NISMO full exhaust system incl. downpipes
K&N indcution kit with M's pipes
HKS hard pipe kit
Running around 1 bar boost

And would there be any benefits??

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Also what is a "dual" turbo timer??
 

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Question 1
The Apexi PowerFC is a replacement mappable ECU, allowing the fuel and ignition to be mapped to your specific car / state of tune.

A boost controller does exactly what is says on the tin. It controls the amount of boost pressure that the turbos run at.

Ideally, to get the best out of them (and not destroy your engine), they need to be set up by someone who knows what they are doing.

Question 2
One controls fuel and ingition, the other controls turbo boost pressure.

Question 3
For what?

Question 4
Yes.

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Benefits? Of what? Using everyday?

Yes, it will keep your local Shell garage in business. :D

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It is a Blitz product, see www.blitz-uk.co.uk, I think the 'Dual' refers to the two functions it performs: A turbo timer and a boost gauge.
 

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Cheers matey
 

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Ideally, to get the best out of them (and not destroy your engine), they need to be set up by someone who knows what they are doing.
I have always been told to have the S-AFC done on a dyno. Check the tech articles to see more about the boost controler stuff at www.mkiv.com (4th gen Supra site). It's been a helpful site for me. I hope this helps!

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The APEXi Power FC, can be fitted with a Boost Kit, this allows the PFC to control boost. In essence what you get is a complete replacement for the factory ECU and Boost solenoid, and these are fully programmable to take advantage of any modifications you make to the engine.

It is not necessary to set them up on a dyno, however it can only be bone properly on the road if the tuner has access to a method of checking the mixture. The PFC can be connected to a laptop PC which can be used to acquire the engine run data, and in conjunction with a lambda sensor (to checck the mixture) can provide the basis of a very accurate method of tuning your engine for maximum performance.

Beware the dyno, as it only takes account of the restriced airflow available in this environment which can mean, when on the road, your car could be running very lean.

The main benefits of the PFC are, ......

You can tune it to your engine requirements.
You can re-tune it if you make any changes.
You can connect it to a PC for data analysis.
You can monitor engine parameters using the Commander.
With the Boost Kit, you can set various levels of boost.

etc. etc.
 

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JasonO said:
The PFC can be connected to a laptop PC which can be used to acquire the engine run data, and in conjunction with a lambda sensor (to checck the mixture) can provide the basis of a very accurate method of tuning your engine for maximum performance.
Dead right there Jason. Get it done once, get it done right, get Rod Bell to do it, he is the man!!
 
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