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Re: 355 spider (lee355).
« Reply #30 on: January 19, 2016, 09:46:51 PM »
Are the 355 clocks all digital ? As in no speedo cables etc?  It shouldnt be to hard to generate a pulse to get them working. I would use an Arduino to do the conversion for the dials.

Let me know if you need any help.

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Re: 355 spider (lee355).
« Reply #31 on: January 19, 2016, 10:50:37 PM »
Hahaha you forgot dut ;)

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Re: 355 spider (lee355).
« Reply #32 on: January 20, 2016, 07:52:58 AM »
Hi rich thanks I don't think it will be too hard to get them working especially with Stevens help he sounds like he has researched it already haha yeah Steve they are all electronic I hoping they run off the same signal if not then I will need to find something to alter it ????

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Re: 355 spider (lee355).
« Reply #33 on: January 20, 2016, 07:53:54 AM »
Hahaha you forgot dut ;)

Haha can't forget me hat lol

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Re: 355 spider (lee355).
« Reply #34 on: January 20, 2016, 08:19:36 AM »
We will hav them all speaking Geordie before long bud lol ,we all need to be talking the same language by the time we get to the first show lol, jd


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Re: 355 spider (lee355).
« Reply #35 on: January 20, 2016, 12:15:30 PM »
I would be careful just connecting the wires up and seeing what happens. Generally the fuel / oil temp use a resistive voltage, so say read between 2v and 12v for empty and full (just an example). These can be different per car and may be alot less or more volts.  Normally the Rev / Speedo work off a constant voltage with a variable frequency, which lends itself easily to pulse-width modulation. So you would read the time between each pulse and that would then convert into rpm or mph.  These can differ greatly between cars. On the MR2 the pulse also links into things like the fuel pump (runs at a lower voltage on tick over) and on the ECU it brings in the speed limiter on imports. You will then have all your warning bulbs but they should'nt be that tricky really.

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Re: 355 spider (lee355).
« Reply #36 on: January 20, 2016, 01:46:16 PM »

Hi,

I'm off to see my car on Monday and take some bits I've purchased to see if these do the trick, as I said on mine tarting up diary, we have a working rev counter (don't know how accurate it is myself) but nothing else so far.

Ive got for the speedo and rev counter (if req) 2 x Jay Car speedo corrector modules which was suggested by Nick355, he has done his own bespoke solution though. Cost about £50 including import duty for the pair.

http://www.jaycar.co.uk/Automotive-%26-Mobile-Security/Car-Electronic-Access-%26-Accessories/Car-Access-Accessories/CORRECTOR-SPEEDO-MODULE/p/AA0376

Nick can't remember exactly but said Rev counter is 2 x and Speedo signal something like 2.4 or 3.4x.

It was Nick who advised Martyn Lock regarding his install.

For the fuel gauge I have got

http://www.carbuildersolutions.com/uk/electronic-fuel-gauge-matcher

Or something like an 82ohm power resister in series (so Nick355 tells me)

Not sure if the above may also be suitable for the water temp as I am told (Nick again) an instrumentation amplifier with variable gain and offset is required for that and this appears to be such a device.

Cheers

Rich


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Re: 355 spider (lee355).
« Reply #37 on: January 20, 2016, 07:46:13 PM »
Thanks rich they look like just the things that we need they are defo worth a try what do you think Steve ??
Cheers
Lee

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Re: 355 spider (lee355).if
« Reply #38 on: January 20, 2016, 10:51:35 PM »
If the Jaycar modules didn't work I was contemplating these

http://www.dakotadigital.com/index.cfm/page/ptype=product/product_id=126/prd126.htm

http://www.dakotadigital.com/index.cfm/page/ptype=product/product_id=127/category_id=-1/mode=prod/prd127.htm

I don't know how much work it would be for Steve to do something with the Arduino idea or what info he would need, I have no idea what type of signal the MR2 generates or what the F355 gauges are expecting, its all smoke n mirrors to me.
« Last Edit: January 21, 2016, 08:38:13 AM by AIG1355 »

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Re: 355 spider (lee355).
« Reply #39 on: January 27, 2016, 08:44:48 PM »
Hi Lee,

Any progress pics buddy?

Cheers

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Re: 355 spider (lee355).
« Reply #40 on: January 30, 2016, 08:00:32 AM »
Hi Alex no progress for over a week my partner has taken ill so spending time in hospital & sorting our little fella out for school nd stuff mabey get a few hours on her next week ????

Thanks
Lee

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Re: 355 spider (lee355).
« Reply #41 on: January 30, 2016, 07:59:25 PM »
Hope Mrs Lee gets well soon buddy :)

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Re: 355 spider (lee355).
« Reply #42 on: January 30, 2016, 08:35:40 PM »
Hope Mrs Lee gets well soon buddy :)
Yep, hope Mrs 355 gets well soon mate

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Re: 355 spider (lee355).
« Reply #43 on: January 30, 2016, 09:29:57 PM »
As above Matey
Hope for a speedy recovery
Mick

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Re: 355 spider (lee355).
« Reply #44 on: February 23, 2016, 09:07:28 AM »
Hey guys I've had a few days work on her in between hospital visits & school runs haha
Got me new steering column & stalks in . The dash all bolted in vents done , centre console & gear shift sorted just hand break , seats & door cards then interior is done just paintwork & wiring & were there fingers crossed haha a few pics to look at ????

 

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