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Using b17 ecu

Discussion in 'ECU's, Electronics, and Tuning' started by smoothies, Aug 22, 2005.

  1. smoothies

    smoothies Junior Member

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    Im running a b17 into my 94 dx hatch, and planning on using the original ecu but for some reason its not hittin vtec, but when i plug in a p28 vtec ripps teh road, my question is can i use the original 93 b17 ecu with runnin vtec if so can somebody give me some info, kinda confused thx
     
  2. civicious

    civicious FüK-VTEC VIP

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    I'm not positive, but my guess would be that the B17 ecu is looking for a knock sensor, and you don't have one wired up. 92-95 Civics didn't have a knock sensor, and a P28 doesn't look for one. This would explain your v-techk 'ripping teh road' with the P28.

    Is the B17 ecu throwing any check engine lights? This would be your first indicator of what's wrong...
     
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