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PostSubject: Grabbed an Old Zard   Thu Sep 10, 2015 1:16 am

Found this old bone floating in the sea of fleas for $150.

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Good find or should have left it floating?

The DB killer is there, but no cat. I can see right through it, so I suppose it'll be quite rumbly and provoke the sour old hag next door.  Pillage!

Mark, could I please trouble you for the correct mapping voodoo?

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PostSubject: Re: Grabbed an Old Zard   Thu Sep 10, 2015 1:28 am

Mark will chime in but I seem to remember his description of the Zard was 'Hard Taskmaster'. Doesn't mean it's a bad buy at that price but it will probably need fiddling!

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PostSubject: Re: Grabbed an Old Zard   Thu Sep 10, 2015 1:32 am

Yeah, got a map, thanks to Tocino. I will flick it at you shortly. Work in progress and all that.
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PostSubject: Re: Grabbed an Old Zard   Thu Sep 10, 2015 10:20 am

Thanks fellas!
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PostSubject: Re: Grabbed an Old Zard   Thu Sep 10, 2015 9:23 pm

LBC Tenni wrote:
Found this old bone floating in the sea of fleas for $150.

The DB killer is there, but no cat. I can see right through it, so I suppose it'll be quite rumbly and provoke the sour old hag next door.  Pillage!

Don

Nice price!

Everyone who hears mine says it sounds great - not obnoxious but deep (well, not obnoxious if you're easy with the throttle - above 5 or 6K it really booms)
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PostSubject: Re: Grabbed an Old Zard   Sun Sep 13, 2015 4:52 pm

Boom is good, methinks.
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PostSubject: Re: Grabbed an Old Zard   Mon Oct 12, 2015 8:04 pm

Finally braved our merciless unending heatwave to install the fleabay Zard and requisite map, courtesy of Beetle-San and Tocino:



Sweet music!  Pillage!

Sounds beautiful running through the gears! A keeper I think!

Thanks guys!!  Thumbs Up

P.S.
Shocked at how impossibly heavy the stock can is. What the hell is in there?! scratch
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PostSubject: Re: Grabbed an Old Zard   Tue Oct 13, 2015 12:39 am

A pox on the weight of the stock can, but I am a fan. I love the looks of that double barreled monstrosity. Gorgeous.

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PostSubject: Re: Grabbed an Old Zard   Tue Oct 13, 2015 1:06 am

I agree Steak. It's such a unique look. But now I'm torn after feeling the absurd weight of it and hearing the glorious roar of the Zard.
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PostSubject: Re: Grabbed an Old Zard   Fri Oct 16, 2015 12:12 am

Mark, you said the Zard map is a work in progress, but I think it's excellent! This pipe and map add a new dimension to my GRiSO. Don't think I'll be going back to the stocker anytime soon. Many thanks to you and Tocino! Thumbs Up
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PostSubject: Re: Grabbed an Old Zard   Fri Oct 16, 2015 6:50 am

Thumbs Up

It still needs work in the upper rev ranges (where the Zard really "comes on song"), but it's a definite improvement over the stock map.

I took a break from logging because ScanM5x was a little wonky. Christian and I exchanged a few emails and he made some fixes, but before I was able to continue, work went a little crazy.

I should be able do some more logging soon, plus I've just got another widget (HC-06) which should allow more accurate logging of the AFR - I just need to wire it up.
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