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An ECU and some plastic?

Discussion in 'ECU's, Electronics, and Tuning' started by Justin66, Dec 19, 2008.

  1. Justin66

    Justin66 The Hondaswap Canadian

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    Ok as some of you may know i have a leak in my car and it ended up frying my ECU, i have another ECU now. I was wondering if it would hurt the ECU if i wrapped it in some plastic film to protect it until spring when i rip out the blower to find the leak? Any risk of overheating?
     
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    INJEN78 HS LEGEND

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    i wouldnt think so,theres really no vents on the cover,id try a walmart shopping bag that way theres a litle venting though
     
  3. Justin66

    Justin66 The Hondaswap Canadian

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    lol bout time someone said something. Ya i wrapped it a bit, you were right no vents on it, besides the floors are coolest usually.
     
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    It will live. There's no heat sinks inside of it because it's not doing insane data crunching like with a PC, it's more streamlined with larger more efficent transistors that don't output as much heat
     
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    Justin66 The Hondaswap Canadian

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    Makes sense, thanks YBL :). Ya i have the old one apart, just a couple circuit boards and alot of chips.
     
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    efhondakid My name is Byron. VIP

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    Put it in the glovebox.
     
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    MthaFuknGreen Green on the scene.

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    http://hondaswap.com/newreply.php?do=newreply&p=1195606#

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    then theres no room for your gloves..
    dumbass. <_<
     
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    efhondakid My name is Byron. VIP

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    Who needs gloves? Id rather have a working ECU than cold hands.
     
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    you dont have driving gloves?
     
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    efhondakid My name is Byron. VIP

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    Nope, its not 1930, cars have a heater built into them thses days son.
     
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    i was thinking more, the kinda driving gloves you wear when curving windy mountain roads in italian sports cars..
    my car is an italian sports car, so i have a pair.
     
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    efhondakid My name is Byron. VIP

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