New to dsm's and wanted to ask a question

Posted by Mythyone, Apr 4, 2009

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  1. Rafael6bolt

    Rafael6bolt Probationary Member

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    So im tying to finish my 6 bolt swap in my 97 gst but it wont stay on when we turn the key. I want to say its a wiring problem because im using a 95 gst harness with a 99 black box ecu. Any help please?
     
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  2. Rafael6bolt

    Rafael6bolt Probationary Member

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    It turns back on as you turn the key as if your turning on the car too
     
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  3. Vegas smith

    Vegas smith Proven Member

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    Be more specific.
     
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  4. Rafael6bolt

    Rafael6bolt Probationary Member

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    When turning the key the car will crank and start but will die right after the only way to keep the engine going is by turning the key and it still dies if you dont turn the key again. Engine sounds healthy but just wont seem to stay on. I bought the 1g in a 2g CAS cable for a 97-99. Bought a whole new CAS and ignition switch and still wont fix the problem. I think since im using a 95 harness i should buy the 95-96 cable. I did remove the cruise control and the car does have a turbo timer but i doubt those things are keeping it from staying on.
     
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  5. AllWheelTerrorTsi

    AllWheelTerrorTsi Proven Member

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    In what order are you running your spark plug wires?
     
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  6. Rafael6bolt

    Rafael6bolt Probationary Member

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    4-1-3-2 if i remember correctly
     
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  7. PlanZero

    PlanZero Proven Member

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    http://www.roadraceengineering.com/1gcasin2g.htm

    Not sure If you read that yet. The main difference between 95-96 and 97-99 is the CAS location, on 2ga it's inverted behind the cam. But, you're running a black box ecu so the position of the 1g cas is the same.

    When I put a 1g cas on my 96, I put a 97 ecu in to match the firing order. Otherwise I would have to switch wires (or use method 1 which involves an inverter). I made my adaptor harness per magnus' instructions (95-96 method 2 and 97-99 are the same I believe)
     
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  8. AdR

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    ^^^ This...

    I suggest doing the harness or buying it (like I did) and keeping the firing order the same. Some have had some issues with just swapping wires with the car not running perfectly.
     
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  9. Rafael6bolt

    Rafael6bolt Probationary Member

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    Yeah i bought the harness but the 97-99 one should i buy the 95-96 one?
     
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  10. AdR

    AdR Proven Member

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    If you're using the 95-96 harness you need to buy the 95-96 version. They are two completely different trigger systems.
     
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  11. Rafael6bolt

    Rafael6bolt Probationary Member

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    Okay ill give the 95-96 one a try
     
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