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Does Fitech EFI need a return line?

Posted by Alan MacDonald on

Does Fitech EFI need a return line?

Does FiTech EFI need a return line? You NEED a return regardless with an inline pump fuel system. It comes down to if you are returning from a remote mount regulator or from the built on regulator.     I have a return line on my mechanical fuel pump, can I use a tee and connect the command center vent to this line? Do not tee them together. One is a vent and the other is a fuel return line. If you replace your mechanical pump with one that does not have a return line you can then use this...

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Top 6 Steps for your vehicle’s Winter Storage

Posted by Alan MacDonald on

Top 6 Steps for your vehicle’s Winter Storage

Top 6 Steps for your vehicle’s Winter Storage Here's what you should consider when preparing for winter car storage.   So you have finally purchased the car or truck of your dreams. The one you have lusted after for years. You have driven it all spring, summer and fall but as winter approaches you have to decide what you will do with your pride and joy. Well living here in the north we are faced with snow, sleet, hail, cold weather etc. all detrimental to keeping your vehicle in pristine shape. If possible, those of us with well-loved cars or...

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How do I reset my FiTech to factory settings?

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How do I reset my FiTech to factory settings?

How do I reset my FiTech EFI to factory settings? Resetting to a stock calibration: From the main menu go to the very bottom and select Write Cal To ECU. Once in this menu scroll down to the second to last selection, it should say Default v8 T195. Once on this file select it and it will download to 100 percent. After this is done it will revert to the main menu. Now go to Go EFI Initial Setup, then Engine Setup, now input all of the parameters that are needed for your application, making sure to save each one...

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How To Pick The Right Engine Oil

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How To Pick The Right Engine Oil

What’s in your Motor Oil? Older cars need Zinc, but newer cars don’t. Guess which cars most engine oils are made for. Well, times are changing and so are the motor oils that are available. Today’s catalyst-equipped cars require oils with far less Zinc Dialkyldithiophosphate (ZDDP commonly called Zinc) than in previous oils. Earlier engine configurations require zinc and phosphates to prevent engine wear. Recently rebuilt engines, that do not require the emissions equipment of the day, still need the same additives as in the past. Particularly flat tappet applications, engines with high valve spring pressures, or those driven in...

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MOUSEBLOCKER protects you from uninsured damage

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MOUSEBLOCKER protects you from uninsured damage

Performance Improvements is a Canadian Distributor for MouseBlocker, a 12 Volt powered device releasing an ultrahigh frequency noise to deter mice from nesting in your vehicle during Canada's long winter. GET READY FOR WINTER STORAGE IN CANADA WITH MOUSEBLOCKER Act Now Before Mice & Rodents Nest in Your Vehicle Mouse damage can cause hundreds of dollars of damage to your vehicle's wiring, air filters and more   Greg M. has a 2017 Toyota Yaris with only 18,000 km. Rodents actually ate pieces of the blower wheel and whole vent assembly, causing almost $700 worth of damage. Protect your automobiles from mice...

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