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Throughout the next couple days I'm gonna get my nitrous kit in piece by piece. Figured I'd take some pics along the way just because i'm bored :cool:

Todays mission was to get the microedge installed along with the wiring part of my wideband. It was cold and rainy today so I didn't feel like doing anything outside of the passenger compartment lol. so here's pics from today:

where my gauges will be, the panel will be painted black, just wanted to make sure it fit ok. there will be a trans temp gauge accompanying it eventually.


microedge hiding in the center console:


microedge on, all wiring complete other than the arming wire, ran out of wire and need to get a switch.


and here's another view in the center console, those 2 holes will be for my 2 switches after I get them tomorrow. one will be to arm the nitrous and the other will be for the bottle heater.


I'll update again tomorrow, Hopefully I'll be able to get the wideband all in and ran. get the switches in, and possibly get jeffy mounted in the trunk if I'm up to it.
 

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sweet. mine is in the process of being installed as well..

gonna put the purge button/line lock switch where the coin holder thing is currently...

and arming switch/bottle warmer switch in the center console beside the 12v outlet. i also have the microedge. looks like a sweet piece.
 

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Here's a pic of where I mounted my gages and switches.
The gages are bottle pressure, fuel pressure, and regulator pressure.

 

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sweet. mine is in the process of being installed as well..

gonna put the purge button/line lock switch where the coin holder thing is currently...

and arming switch/bottle warmer switch in the center console beside the 12v outlet. i also have the microedge. looks like a sweet piece.
you will love it man the microedge is thee ****.

I was gonna put my switches in the guage pod thing, inbetween the holes, but want them out of sight so nobody gets any ideas that i have something hiding. ;).
 

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haha yeah i hear ya.

have you tried the some of the features of thhe microedge? like the a/f shut off switch, or the nitrous solenoid delay?
 

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I want to get a nitrous gauge that i can put in the center console, so it's not in sight. so that i can monitor the pressure. that will be my next investment.
 

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haha yeah i hear ya.

have you tried the some of the features of thhe microedge? like the a/f shut off switch, or the nitrous solenoid delay?
i haven't tried the solenoid delay yet. but I have used the a/f shut off with it hooked up to my wideband. and it saved my 347. My fuel line where it holds the jet on my old plate stripped out and wasn't holding tight, i didn't know it, and one time while spraying the line actually starting leaking a lot and i lost a lot of pressure, engine went hella lean from getting basically no fuel and off the nitrous went. I would assume that if it kept spraying I would of blew a few pistions apart.
 

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Well I sort of made negative progress today and am still pretty pissed/stumped. I got my switches hooked up, got the rest of the wideband hooked up and painted my gauge pod(and discovered I'm quite rich at wot). After all that I tested the microedge to make sure both my stage 1 and stage 2 wire were getting voltage at wot when armed, and what do ya know, neither one of them are getting any voltage even tho it's saying "spray" on the unit. Not sure why, whenever it said "spray" when i had this hooked up before those wires always got steady volts. now nothing. I just made a thread on the hsw help forum so hopefully they have an idea. I've heard that the internal fuses on these are extremely easy to blow and if I blew both of them and they're gonna try and charge me an insane amount of money I'm going to be heated.

But anyways, here's a picture of my gauge pod as it sits, covered the empty hole with electrical tape/a sticker so it didn't look so empty for now...
 

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well even tho the microedge isn't working and i wont be spraying for a while now, I decided to keep on with the install. Got another task done...mounted jeffy in his new home. Since I couldn't think of any way to get my hands above the tank to put nuts on the screws, I just used the technique of drilling a small hole then punching some metal down so the hole was larger, then tapped it and used that to mount the holder, just like I did on my buddies oil pan. Works ok but I have a feeling it will wear out eventually. when I get a fuel pump to put in I'll throw some real nuts on the bolts. here's a pic tho...


I'm sure I wont make any more progress until next week. as this weekend is filled with putting in my converter then the holiday.
 

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i have never heard of this microedge, can you give me a lil info on being I have nitrous this can be a good product
 

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i have never heard of this microedge, can you give me a lil info on being I have nitrous this can be a good product
It's basically a wot switch and window switch all in one plus other awesome features.

You can control 2 stages with it or you can hook your nitrous solenoid to 1 stage and your fuel solenoid to the other stage, then you can delay your nitrous solenoid by like .05, .1 of a second, etc. thus getting rid of lean spikes.

You can also hook into a wideband with it, and set a lean/rich cut off feature. so if your wideband goes to lets say 13.0 afr and you have your lean cut off set to 12.5, then it'll automatically turn off the nitrous and keeps it off until you disarm/rearm the system.

Also has lots of delays such as launch delay, so once you go wot(say launching at the track) you can set it to not spray for a half second, full second, etc. Also has gear lockouts. so you can lock out first gear and then have it start spraying in second gear. It can tell when you shift to the next gear by rpm drops. It's really a great piece and I would never spray without it.
 

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well you should work for them because you just sold me, seems cheap too compared to the price of those features alone
 

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I was reading the info on the HSW website, seems like a nice controller. I like some of the features such as the delays and the AFR cutoff.

I have an alarm set on my AFR gauge but by the time I hear the alarm and react with my foot or hitting the switch I could be blowing some pistons.
 

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im on a 100 shot on zex and want the shutoff and rpm wndow
 

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the only thing I dont like about it is that the company itself doesn't have very good customer service. they're extremely slow on getting back to you and I'm sure they're gonna charge me a hefty amount to repair my microedge. but its still worth it, like i said earlier I will never use nitrous without this controller, or something equal as nice if somebody else makes something similar.
 

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they are lightning fast with emails but will NOT return a call.

anyway, bottled2v, how do you hook the microedge into the wideband? does it splice in or hook in or what?
 

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how easy is it to set up
 
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