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Hello there does anyone know where i can get some advise and one from. got a edis 8 and crank sensor plus 2 focus coil packs , all i can find is a company called trigger wheels but no phone number all done by e mail , i want to talk to someone, so anyone any ideas please.
thanks dazza
 

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Have you tried the forum: Autosport Labs :: Index
Installation guide: MJLJ V4 vehicle installation guide - Autosport Labs
Operation Guide: MJLJ V4 Operation Guide - Autosport Labs

The only UK listed distributor is Trigger-Wheels Ltd. The only phone number I have found corresponds to the fax number on their site: 0870 123 6391
You could always ring the fax line and see if someone picks up. Alternatively email them and ask for a phone number.

Actually I have the PPC mag that they show on their website. Will dig it out and see if the article lists a phone number.
 

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i have emailed them for a number but it says there all on there holidays but we can deal with enquires by e mail , so i sent mine and nothing , hence phoning them up. thanks for the other links guys.
 

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Just checked PPC mag, web address only no contact number. Hopefully you'll have more help from the forum.
 

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autosportlabs have got a forum on their website, most issues are discussed! if not, ask away here!!! i've fitted 3 megajolt systems now.....
 

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Cheers thisYup
Wanting to fit to the mopar , got Edis 8 and plug and sensor , also 2 focus coil packs . What trigger wheel do I need , as best place to buy a megajolt from. Also can I fit a stutter box ie on start line trans brake on can I set the revs then when launched it revs all the way. Cheers for any help
 

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I've dealt with the bloke from Trigger wheels, they're in Ely - he operates from his home. Helpful enough.
Seems to keep a huge amount of stuff in stock.
Has every size of trigger wheel you could want. Just get one the right diameter and machine it to suit your crank damper.
 

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russ... glad to hear it, mines still running strong, and dad's Jensen 440 is very strong!!! jensen here.... Autosport Labs :: View topic - another MJLJ success... Jensen Interceptor

1stpop.... trigger wheel is basically a 36 tooth cog, with one tooth missing, so whatever will fit, even a series of holes drilled in the bottom pulley does the trick. the main criteria is working out where the trigger wheel pickup can be mounted (on a nice firm bracket) and making sure the 'missing' tooth is in the right place at the right time! have a dig through the 'community' forum on the autosportlabs.org site, there are various triggerwheel setups

trigger wheels has a ebay shop too, megajolts listed on there, though probably cheaper direct from Brent at autosportlabs.com site, ($162) factor in possible duty and ransom demands when costing the options.

megajolt does allow 2 externally switched maps, so it wouldn't be too difficult to set one map with a low soft rev limit for staging, and then switch to the full map for the race, tied into a transbrake switch....

BTW...with the edis 8, trigger sensor, trigger wheel and the 2 coilpacks, you can get the engine running without the megajolt! ok a fixed 10degree timing, but at least proving it works!
 

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this is for megasquirt, but same applies:

(from the megamanual)



"8 cylinder (EDIS8):
On an eight cylinder engine, the coils fire ABCD (actually ABCDABCDABCD...). So coil A is connected to cylinder #1 and its complimentary cylinder, coil B is connected to the cylinder that fires after cylinder #1 (& its compliment), coil C connects to the next cylinder (...), and coil D connects to the next cylinder, and it's compliment. That's all of them.
On EDIS8, there are two coil packages, with two coil in each package. Coil A is connected to pin 8 of the EDIS module, coil B is connected to pin 9 of the EDIS module. Coil C is connected to pin 11 of the EDIS module, coil D is connected to pin 12 of the EDIS module. You will need this info to figure out which coil pack is A/B and which is C/D. Coils A and C are on the right side of their respective coil packs, with the connector at the bottom, B and D are on the left.
For example, if your V8 firing order is 18436572 (Chevy V8), then 1&6 should be connected to coil A, 8&5 to coil B, 4&7 to coil C, and 3&2 to coil D. Again, it doesn't matter which of the complimentary cylinders is connected to which of the terminal on the same coil.
Cylinders may be numbered in different ways, depending on the manufacturer. Inline four cylinders are generally 1234 from 'front' to 'back', with the front being the opposite end from the transmission. V and flat engines might be numbered with even numbers in one bank and odd on the other, or they might be numbered down one bank then the other. ALWAYS check in a service manual to be sure.
Given the number of potential problems (firing order, cylinder numbering, module to coil wiring), the best advice is to test on the starter (plugs out.) First mark your crank pulley with where each plug should fire and then strobe each coil tower in turn as you crank the engine to see which one fires. For example, if you are installing EDIS onto a small block Chevy which has 18436572 firing order, you would mark 1 at TDC, 8 at 90 ATDC i.e. a quarter turn anti-clockwise, then 4 at 180 ATDC, then 3 at 270 ATDC. You can just chalk the numbers on roughly. When you have worked out which plug is which connect up the wiring and off you go. Remember that the coil fires a pair of towers, so in the example 1&6, 8&5, 4&7, 3&2 are the pairs.

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The VR sensor and 36-1 crank trigger wheel must be set in the correct relationship to each other. With the engine at TDC for cylinder #1, this relationship is

EDIS-8: missing tooth is exactly five teeth (50°) ahead of the VR sensor.

as allready mentioned, you can test it all works buy hooking it all up without the megajolt powering it up and spinning the wheel past the sensor. you will hear it clicking away!

id say it is a good thing to set up without the megajolt. that way you know if it all goes tits up you have a lim home mode!

cheers

J
 

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this is a long shot i know but worth a try- have built a supercharged zetec with carb for my pop - got it fired up last week on the edis 4 - now lookin to install megajolt and get the ignition mapped - anyone know where to look for a base ignition map for a zetec with forced induction?? any help greatly appreciated. cheers Matt
 

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Been doing a search on this subject and so bumping this post if you don't mind. I'm going to be running a 383 Mopar with a megajolt ignition system. I have an edis8, cables, connectors and the VR on the way from the states as I type, my question is can I use the later ford coil packs that look like they take the ordinary plug leads or do I need to use the earlier coil packs that have those peculiar cap ends on the coil packs?

Just thought does it matter what size engine the coil packs come off as I have seen some advertised on evilbay stating the BHP of the engine they were off but I didn't think that mattered, however now I'm not sure.
 

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i have used focus coil packs from about 2001 - 2004 , the push on type , but now going to get some either escort or early mondeo coil packs as , i brought some v8 leads from trigger wheels and they came with the older end ( push together pull off ends ) hope this helps. i have had mine fired up but only on 6 for some reason so think its down to leads and coil packs , hence new leads and different coil packs.
if you or anyone else may know the correct map that would help me as running a rover one at the moment in a 400ci mopar :tup:
 

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The Edis plugs on the coil packs are the same, dosent matter what type, the earlier clipon type are a pain just because of the limitation of the selection of over the counter leads.
Trigger wheel, 36-1 I got my last one from Trigger wheels, pretty good quality, I machined the bore of the wheel so I could shrink it onto the bottom pulley, indexing to the trigger is not that critical as I could dial the timing in on my laptop,
if you have the edis plug you need Im sure I have seen somewhere you can get new pins. I willsee what I can find,
Steve Lang got me Accel coil packs for a good price, 2 for the price of one aftermarket one over here,
 
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