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Rf and Oil pressure gauge

Discussion in 'Amplifiers' started by DR456, Apr 8, 2017.

  1. Onelasttime

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    Domestic Vehicles are known to have really poor electronics, wires, and connectors. You need to make sure your number one running directly to the battery. Two make sure you are not routing any of your power or coax near any of the wiring going tot he ECM/PCM! Third, you need to ground the engine really well! Fourth use LMR240, 400 or the like! Finally, make sure you do not have common mode current on the coax radiating into the vehicle!



    P.S. My family has owned mostly Toyota's since 1979 and never a problem but all the GM, Ford and Chryslers always had electrical problems often under warranty and always once outside of warranty.
     

  2. 9C1Driver

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    Not sure you can really blame a brand of vehicle in this threads example. It's more of a new modern vehicle issue compared to older non-computer controlled vehicles. Heck I watched a local guy here years ago that was known for sloppy installs kill his truck. He had a Palomar 4 pill on the floor of the passenger side of a TOYOTA truck, as soon as he keyed the mic the truck would die.
     
  3. Onelasttime

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    Sure I can. I could list a bunch of experience working professionally in the auto industry at the OEM level since I graduated from college in 1998 the first time but this is not the site for that sort of thing.

    I left the auto industry some time ago and went into the medical industry because I got tired of the volatility in the auto industry.

    My opinion is a professional opinion not a consumer level opinion. I have no brand loyalty when it comes to car's, planes, and rifles!

    Poor installation can affect any brand I was not talking about idiots doing a poor installation!

    Quality control, solid designs, materials and production processes are not a secret, esoteric or elusive we know everything about them. It always comes down to profit margin and risk assessment. American companies do not care about their reputation beyond quarterly profits. THere are no accidents in this industry anyone that tells you such is either a fool, a liar or is covering their own rear end.

    Outside of what happens inside the combustion chamber and new ways to tweak efficiency we understand totally and completely the mechanical and electrical elements in a car. We can predict exactly what materials and production process will affect what!

    Keeping RF out of the ECM/PCM and harness is nothing new. German car's had electronic fuel injection in the 1970's and Japanese imports had electronic fuel injection pretty widely in the 1980's. DOmestic brands held out the longest and had the crudest simplest systems for the longest time even into the 1990's they were using some really crude fuel management. Just because most Americans are ignorant of global trends does not change the facts!
     
  4. Mudfoot

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    Several paragraphs, but I fail to understand what your trying to say.
     
  5. 9C1Driver

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    He switched jobs to the medical field and is much happier..............I think.
     

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