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Oct 18, 3:10pm - #303143 
What you guys think about my auto timer?

I just installed a HKS TT type 0 and it matches perfectly with my gauge cluster. Also the auto timer works very well for cooling down your car after a long ass drive...
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Oct 18, 3:24pm - #303144 
Eh, what kind of turbo do you have?

Please tell me you have one.


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Oct 18, 5:55pm - #303145 
he doesn't have to have one. it's called an auto timer not specificaly a turbo timer, although traditionally they are used for turbos. seems like a nice mod to me.

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Oct 18, 5:59pm - #303146 
What is that confused confused


what a stupid question but i dont know what it does confused


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Oct 18, 6:00pm - #303147 
Originally Posted by Joey
he doesn't have to have one. it's called an auto timer not specificaly a turbo timer, although traditionally they are used for turbos. seems like a nice mod to me.
So then what the hell would be the point of this?


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Oct 18, 6:44pm - #303148 
yea what does it do

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Oct 19, 1:36am - #303149 
Originally Posted by slidr
Originally Posted by Joey
he doesn't have to have one. it's called an auto timer not specificaly a turbo timer, although traditionally they are used for turbos. seems like a nice mod to me.
So then what the hell would be the point of this?


Well in turbo cars after a long hard drive the turbo and engine oil will be very hot, turning the cars off without cooling is bad for the turbo because hot oil will just sit and cook in the turbo. therefore you have a turbo timer which allows the car to stay on and run coolant to cool the oil.

Same applies to NA cars. after a long hard drive it is better and safer to allow the oil to cool before turning the car off. Although it usually isn't as necessary for NA as it is for Turbo. I didn't have one of these at button willow and ambient temps were over 100 degrees so i had to use my last laps as cool down runs.


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Oct 19, 2:04am - #303150 
Originally Posted by Kim
Originally Posted by slidr
Originally Posted by Joey
he doesn't have to have one. it's called an auto timer not specificaly a turbo timer, although traditionally they are used for turbos. seems like a nice mod to me.
So then what the hell would be the point of this?


Well in turbo cars after a long hard drive the turbo and engine oil will be very hot, turning the cars off without cooling is bad for the turbo because hot oil will just sit and cook in the turbo. therefore you have a turbo timer which allows the car to stay on and run coolant to cool the oil.

Same applies to NA cars. after a long hard drive it is better and safer to allow the oil to cool before turning the car off. Although it usually isn't as necessary for NA as it is for Turbo. I didn't have one of these at button willow and ambient temps were over 100 degrees so i had to use my last laps as cool down runs.


thanks for explaining kim...

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Oct 19, 2:23am - #303151 
haha yea KIM great info...where were you ? you missed the meet!

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Oct 19, 6:04am - #303152 
thanks for explaining...I was just about to post pix of my dashboard toaster-oven! grin


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Oct 19, 6:13am - #303153 
great mod thumbsup

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Oct 19, 6:23am - #303154 
Its a good id4ea if you run your car really hard

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Oct 19, 4:04pm - #303155 
But is this car gonna be used in auto X events?


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Oct 20, 1:53am - #303156 
Originally Posted by slidr
But is this car gonna be used in auto X events?

nope .. you dont exactly have to be in auto events or anything..and also theres an auto timer that sets it self depending on how long you have had your car on..neato

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Oct 20, 8:31am - #303157 
Originally Posted by t12ansf0rmer
Originally Posted by slidr
But is this car gonna be used in auto X events?

nope .. you dont exactly have to be in auto events or anything..and also theres an auto timer that sets it self depending on how long you have had your car on..neato
Unless you plan on keeping the car at 5,000 RPM's for an hour, and then shutting it off right away, there is really no point, especially since you are N/A.


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Oct 20, 9:04am - #303158 
who cares, wath is the point in having drilled pedals ?
it look nice

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Oct 20, 12:16pm - #303159 
Originally Posted by slidr
Originally Posted by t12ansf0rmer
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But is this car gonna be used in auto X events?

nope .. you dont exactly have to be in auto events or anything..and also theres an auto timer that sets it self depending on how long you have had your car on..neato
Unless you plan on keeping the car at 5,000 RPM's for an hour, and then shutting it off right away, there is really no point, especially since you are N/A.

there was an article in Turbo magazine talking about Turbo timers for NA or turboed cars..They said it is not good for your car if you just straight shut off your car after its been running a while.. well.. i WANT to keep my car in good shape so thats why i invested in one of these. and i guess thats just your opinion.

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Oct 21, 4:03pm - #303160 
I'd do this too but I've yet to find one.

t12ansf0rmer: do you mind if i contact you more on this?


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Oct 24, 12:17pm - #303161 
Originally Posted by Kim
I'd do this too but I've yet to find one.

t12ansf0rmer: do you mind if i contact you more on this?


not at all.. go for it...

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Oct 24, 1:54pm - #303162 
so how does it work???

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Oct 24, 2:02pm - #303163 
it allows the engine to run the cooling system while you lock the car and walk away, for a pre-determined amount of time, usually 5-10 minutes

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Oct 24, 2:38pm - #303164 
Originally Posted by sickcelica696
it allows the engine to run the cooling system while you lock the car and walk away, for a pre-determined amount of time, usually 5-10 minutes

yea..what he said..haha it also times it on how long you been driving too.."Auto Timer"

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Oct 24, 2:40pm - #303165 
hey sickcelica.. the HKS TT Type-1 matches your needles..if ur plannin to get one.. the type-0 is orange and type-1 is blue..its nice


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Oct 24, 2:45pm - #303166 
type 1?,cool im thinking about it already...cause i run my car hard at the track, and ive got the blue gauge leds in the mail,should be here soon hopefully.

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Oct 25, 2:05am - #303167 
I think i'm goin to get an apexi RSM with the G sensor, anyone know how to hook that up? I know satoshi has a good write up on his site but i might need someone with some first hand experience so that i don't short my whole wiring harness.


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Oct 25, 11:31am - #303168 
Originally Posted by Kim
I think i'm goin to get an apexi RSM with the G sensor, anyone know how to hook that up? I know satoshi has a good write up on his site but i might need someone with some first hand experience so that i don't short my whole wiring harness.

the wiring is pretty simple..i got the ignition wires if you need to know which is which but i dont know about the ecu..

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Oct 25, 11:35am - #303169 
here is a tutorial on installing an APEXi TT but the wires are the same...

http://home.zonnet.nl/jongbinghu/turbotimer/turbotimer.html
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