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Section 2.1: About Electronic Engine Management

This page explains why it is a beautiful thing to be able to set parameters independently, get help from others via internet, and keep your hands clean.

Lets first compare the old carb and distributor system with electronic control. Mechanical carburetor and ignition and idle Control System:

Electronic engine management:

The power of electronic engine management lies in the individually settable parameters. But the complexity of the setup comes from the number of parameters and calculating their values. Of course it is possible to start from someone else's configuration, if they have a similar engine, but you have to adapt it to your specific needs as the fueling, ignition and sensors are never the same for different engines.

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