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Old 07-15-2019, 11:27 AM   #1
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Default Innovate mtx-d ethanol kit

Anyone run this oppose to the Cobb flex?

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Old 07-15-2019, 11:41 AM   #2
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I’d recommend their ECF-1 to add in fuel pressure and a wideband as these are very important if you’re looking to run E85. The MTX-D will work since it has the 5v output signal that the AP/tuner needs
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Old 07-15-2019, 12:27 PM   #3
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thats not a flex fuel kit. you know that right?
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Old 07-16-2019, 11:42 AM   #4
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That's just a gauge.
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Old 07-16-2019, 12:18 PM   #5
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I guess I should have clarified as well with my post. These gauges are not a direct “swap” for the Cobb kit, but they can be used to run E85 as you can use the 5v output and wire it in through the TGV connector as Cobb does with their kit. See the DIY Flex Fuel Kit for under $100 thread for reference. Obviously you’ll need to do additional wiring and a tuner that knows that they’re doing
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Right... so I don't see why you couldn't make it work.
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Doing what your thinking as we speak. I have that setup now and just had the harness made to plug into the rear o2 plug. you will need to purchase a flex fuel sensor and some hardware to get it hooked up to the fuel lines.

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Old 07-18-2019, 03:36 AM   #8
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thats not a flex fuel kit. you know that right?


It has the full kit with the sensor that’s just the photo
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Old 07-18-2019, 03:38 AM   #9
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Doing what your thinking as we speak. I have that setup now and just had the harness made to plug into the rear o2 plug. you will need to purchase a flex fuel sensor and some hardware to get it hooked up to the fuel lines.


I figured my v3 AP could read any ethanol sensor I just didn’t know how well this one worked or where I would wire the plug for it. Once you get yours set up would you pm me a picture?
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I guess I should have clarified as well with my post. These gauges are not a direct “swap” for the Cobb kit, but they can be used to run E85 as you can use the 5v output and wire it in through the TGV connector as Cobb does with their kit. See the DIY Flex Fuel Kit for under $100 thread for reference. Obviously you’ll need to do additional wiring and a tuner that knows that they’re doing


V6 ej207 no tgvs where would I wire it to if I did go this route.
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Old 07-18-2019, 03:40 AM   #11
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I’ve also contemplated getting the AEM sensor seeing how that is more known and the same price range would the wiring be the same as the innovate?
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V6 ej207 no tgvs where would I wire it to if I did go this route.


Well, that changes things a little. What ECU are you running and how are you planning to tune the car? Depending on those answers you may not be able to run E85, or anything above the standard pump 93 with E10

The Innovate products are pretty rock solid that there is no need to go with AEM (honestly I’ve had better luck with Innovate than AEM).
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Old 07-18-2019, 11:51 PM   #13
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02 wrx harness and ecu with v3 AP
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Old 07-30-2019, 11:06 PM   #14
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Default Innovate mtx-d ethanol kit

Innovative gauge has a output for the ecu . Connect that to the rear 02 sensor plug . Harness i had a small harness made .

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