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hi every1...while i was making a vtec indicator i wasnt thinking and attached a wire to the battery instead of grounding..as you may be aware of...the car sends an electric current ot the v-tec soldind to turn on the vtec..so thats what i did..i started my car and vtec was on...but it messed it up..i couldnt rev past 5500 and my check engine light was on..i guess thats why aftermarket controlers only let u engage at 2200 or around there...but does any1 think this is safe or it would work to connect a toggle switch and a battery to the vtec soldnid(cant spell it) for a homemade vtec controller..an ideas??does any1 knoe the voltage or how much current is flowing through the wire when vtec is engaged???thanks alot..if this could be done, it would benifit alot of people...
 

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you could, but i'd highly suggest you don't do it. save the money, get the apexi vafc, and pay someone to install and tune it... otherwise, you are going to mess something up. engaging your vtec too soon will just slow you down, as will engaging it too late.
 

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You'll get the check engine light because you'll be running on the high cam(s) all the time, though not a problem really, you waste gas and may lose tq on the low end. The advantage of vtec is not to give more power specifically, but to maximize efficiency by reducing fuel consumption(and power) when it's not needed. So it's like two engines in one, by constantly going vtec you'll just be wasting gas and most likely LOSE performance.
 

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yeah that sounds really smart actually, i think you should sell the idea on ebay, if you get negative feedback it works if you get posative, well maybe ur gettin lucky.
 
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