Hey, has anybody found an upgrade for the ignition system? All I can find is spark plugs. I have contacted MSD Ignition, and they say they have nothing at all.
If you will be installing a turbo kit the manufacturer should provide you with their spark plug recommendation. If you're building a turbo system (GOOD LUCK!) usually a colder plug is called for. I haven't done enough research on these plugs to give you a number -- someone that has been there should be able to provide information....Do you suggest a certain spark plug? I am putting a turbo on. Should I go hottter?
I thought I'd see a distributer some where for our cars....or is it made for the LSJ's and you're saying it can work on the L61's?The real problem with the ECI ignition system isnt with the ignition system at all, its with the PCM and the fact that the ignition tables cut out at 6300 or 6400 rpm, meaning you cant add any more advance after that point which necessitates the need for an ign box with programmable retard capabilities and some crazy ignition maps in the PCM
You ccan make an MSD DIS2 system work on a 7x L61.(2000-2006 2.2L)
Yeah, the distributor is for a stand alone ignition system.They do have a distributer for the 2.2, but they say it is for race only. I guess that mean if you are not using factory ECU.
And for the love of god do not run platinum plugs in a boosted application.when you are applying boost... a colder plug is reccomended. Go 1 or 2 heat ranges colder than stock.
Modified cars with a raised rev limiter need additional timing or your just wasting your time raising the limit, the stock ECM has no tables for ignition past a certain point, this point is much lower than an ECo with even modest valvetrain mods can rev to. So you become limited by timing.I read through the installation instructions for the MSD DIS. Top of page 5 on the pdf states that all factory timing and rev limiters will still function. The only thing I can come up with for a viable use is retarding the timing for a nitrous hit. Am I missing something?