View Single Post
Old 12-13-2011, 02:10 AM   #6
Scooby Guru
Member#: 140444
Join Date: Feb 2007
Chapter/Region: NWIC
Location: Near Seattle, WA
05 Stage Free LGT


Three things to add...

First, there are spreadsheets and tools for dialing in the MAF scaling in both open-loop and closed-loop modes. I prefer to force the ECU to run open loop (details here). That you can use one method to dial in the whole MAF scaling from top to bottm.

Second, that one method is just a fairly simple Excel spreadsheet. Given a data containing your real AFR (from a wideband sensor) and the ECU's target AFR (from the "final fueling base" parameter), make an "AFR Error" column (= real_AFR / target_AFR). Then make scatter plots of error over MAFv and error over RPM. Everything I know about Excel I learned from trying to visualize the information in my data logs. Learning Excel was a fringe benefit of learning tuning.

Third, generally you only need to look at error over MAFv, but occasionally you'll find places where the same MAFv corresponds to both positive and negative errors, depending on RPM. You can fix that by fudging the fuel table values, and I did for a while, but I now prefer to have the fuel table contain the AFRs that I really want, and use the "Engine Load Compensation (MP)" table to fix issues that crop up in certain areas.
* Registered users of the site do not see these ads.
NSFW is offline   Reply With Quote