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Old 05-09-11, 10:49 PM
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Link G4 RX Opinions?

Has anyone used this ECU before? Seems pretty good, has OMP control. How does it compare to Motec?
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Old 05-10-11, 12:17 PM
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Just looking into these and wondering the same thing. . .I don't think it would hold a candle up to a Motec though. . .

Looks to be the same as the ViPec. . .
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Old 05-10-11, 07:47 PM
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Yeah that's what I'm thinking, but Motec doesn't do some rotary specific stuff like the OMP right?
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Old 05-10-11, 08:19 PM
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yea motec does omp,and they have a rotary specific ecu but you pay dearly for anything from them...i think the link offers tons of features for a sweet price.a friend just order their extreem ecu(top model) for 1550..has like 19 in/outs,omp capability,they been around and seem to have improved through out the years unlike some other companies,its basically the same as vipec but i think it's cheaper.guy from vipec worked for link left and made vipec(so basically the same)after seeing many ecu's i think for the thousands of dollars in price difference for little function difference i prefer to save the money,give you an ex. my friend that bought the link was going to buy a motec one that would do similar thins as the link was $3800 without any features unlocked...things that are in the ecu you just have to pay extra to be able to use them...

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Hm thanks for the reply.

The big thing about the Motec is everyone knows it and has it, they are at a lot of the races I run to support us.

How easy is the Link to tune?

Do lots of people know it in the US?

Can you tell me which Motec is comparable to the Link in terms of features?

Thanks
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Old 07-04-11, 05:27 PM
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The Link looks very nice and fully featured for an incredible price. I think eventually I will upgrade from the PFC to this unit. I've played around with the software and it seems like it fairly straight forward and has a ton of features that you would have to pay thousands more for on any MoTeC.

http://www.linkecu.com/products/engi...ent-ecus/g4-rx
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Old 11-04-11, 03:35 AM
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I'm going to upgrade from this setup
- apexi power fc
- hks twin power
- apexi avc-r
- FJO injector driver

To:
- Link G4 RX
- LS coils (remove stock ignitor)

We have done a lot of skylines with Link ECU and are very happy with the ECU's
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Old 11-19-11, 05:10 PM
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I am running a link G4 RX and I can tell you it is an impressive ECU for the price! I am running almost everything through the Link and it appears to work flawlessly. Boost control is excellent as is the data logging.
I'm running an un opened import block, TO4B, and pump gas with WI. I can build 18psi boost on the 2 step no problem and ran [email protected]

I can also tell you that technical support from Link is second to none, and they are more than willing to take advice for future improvements.

BTW once you learn the short cut keys the Link is easier to tune than a Microtech as far as I'm concerned.
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I am interested in the Link G4 RX as well but is it a problem having less cells for adjustment? The fuel table on the Link is 15x19 giving 285 cells but the Power FC is 20x20 for 400 cells. Seems like quite a big difference. Does this limit our fine tuning abilities?
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Anyone else using this, with the opinion on it.
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Old 02-08-12, 08:28 PM
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Jeroentje how this worling out? Running it directly with ls1 coils?
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Old 02-08-12, 08:50 PM
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I plan on buying one this week. Yes you are able to run ls coils directly from it.
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Old 02-14-12, 12:42 AM
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What is the rotary version going for?
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1690 nzd which is about 1415$ usd. Hopefully mine will be here in a few weeks!
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i get them for $1450 in nz so yeh thats a good price for buying in out of the country but with link i sugest u buy the link air temp sensor as they dont like the factory ones to all that are thinking of buying one all i got to say is get the wire in as its alot easyer than i thought plus the ecu looks good
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i just finalized my Link Xtreme purchase. i believe i will have it a week from monday. i also have ordered the Display Link.

i will shortly be lobbying for a Link Section.

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I purchased a PFC for my build about a year back. I liked the PFC idea because of the OMP, as I planned to keep it.

I have run Link 44S in a number of Subarus. I LOVE them!

I'm torn now that I'm seeing the new rotary Links. haha and I just bought Howards DataLogIt!

alemmons, while the link may have less cells, you have to think about what happens in-between the cells, and how much your actually moving around in those cells. For all the tuning I've done, it seams I'm always in a small general area. There is never any big jump between the values, regardless of how many cells are in there, fuel or ignition. Always try and get a nice smooth curve on my maps. Haven't blown a motor yet *knock on wood*

Howard, I'd be for a Link section on here. Odds are I'll be selling my PFC and log it to go Link :-)
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"while the link may have less cells"

it has less cells than your body but more cells than the Power FC... the Link map is 22 X 20.

of course that is a minor item compared to what you can do w a Link.

the Board's primary guy seems off the net ATM, i have a PM in to him. i am optimistic we will have a site and expect it to be second most active going forward.

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Amount of cells don't really mean much. It's how the processor interpolates between the two. I can guaruantee that the link interpolates Better between cells than the powerfc could ever imagine.
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How does it compare to a Haltech P1000? I'm kind of torn between the 2(possibly even the storm and extreme)?
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get the extreme without a doubt, i have this running d585 coils and the auto tune feature is awesome! its thats user friendly that my GF can sort out fuel mixtures its really that easy. the datalogging is great too- upto 20Hz (20 samples per second) and just about anything can be logged on PCLink. yet to put any boost through it, just been doing light cruise/loaded areas and its been great so far.
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I'm keen for a new ecu and currently looking at Link RX and Haltech PS 1000.

Interested in how you guys are finding the Link?
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I run a Link G4+ Extreme in my little 13b starlet race car, Easily one of the best ecus on the market. Brilliant logging and perfect control over everything. I run LS1 coils aswell.
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I'm about to make the direct fire conversion on mine and run the LS2/Truck Coils.
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Sorry to bump an ancient thread, I was just wondering if anyone could chime in on how their Link ECUs are doing these days? I'm looking at an Atom II for my FC, but there's no info in the second gen section. How are the Link ECUs to tune? How well do they hold up?
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