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Posted by in Brew Crew, Tech on Sep 05, 2016 .
Learn how to view and review data logs, EVO X Cobb AP.

Data Log: a recording of engine and or chassis sensor data used to diagnose, tune or trouble shoot an EFI engine, suspension or chassis set up. 

The Cobb V3 AccessPort delivers an easy to use hand held or dash mounted gauge/display with full internal Data Logging capabilities and of course the ability to properly re-map/tune the ECU for any build you can dream up. Taking and reviewing a good data log is the best way to "check up" on the health of your Mitsubishi. Ensuring all sensors are reading correctly, all fuel trims are within spec and the ecu isn't trying to pull out...

Posted by in Brew Crew, Tech, Brewed Projects on Aug 10, 2016 .
AEM Infinity 506 Plug & Play Individual Cylinder Knock Control

The 2jz has proven to be one of the most reliable and “easy to make power” engine platforms ever built. With a stock bottom end that will hold over 1000hp and plenty of affordable aftermarket parts the JZ series engines are a great “bang for the buck”.

With the release of the Infinity 6 or 506 series engine management system at only ~$1300-$1400 retail many JZ owners have been on the hunt for a good plug and play 2jz to Infinity 6 adapter harness. With Plug and Play Infinity harness options from Velocity Element starting at only $497 a full Infinity ems and...

Posted by in Brew Crew, Tech on May 08, 2016 .
Learn how to view and review data logs from you Cobb AP.

Data Log: a recording of engine sensor data used to diagnose, tune or trouble shoot an EFI engine. 

Reviewing a good data log is the best way to do a "check up" on your subaru. Ensuring all sensors are reading correctly, all fuel trims are within spec and the ecu isn't trying to pull out any timing is VERY important part of owning any turbo charged car. 

2008 WRX tuned on 91oct. MT pump gas, low boost 15psi:

  • Supertech pistons (stock bore)
  • Manely H beam rods
  • ACL bearings
  • BC cams
  • ID 1000cc injectors
  • Cobb EBCS
  • Cobb V3 accessport 
  • Stock location upgraded...

Posted by in Brew Crew, Tech, Brewed Projects on Apr 27, 2016 .
What is Etuning and does it work?

Etune or Etuning: to create a custom ECU/EMS calibration/map for an engine/car through the internet (from a remote location). This process usually requires datalogs to be sent through email to the tuner who will review said datalogs and email an updated calibration/map back to the customer/car.

Why Etune?

Etuning has opened up opportunities for people in remote locations without any trusted local “tuner”. Brewed Etunes are a safe, reliable way to get your car professionally tuned no matter where you live. Over the past 7 years Etuning has become increasing popular with both our...

Posted by in Tech, Brewed Projects on Feb 01, 2016 .
Why do you need to Sync your timing?

Syncing the ignition timing when using an AEM Infinity ems is a key step in the start up process. Using a timing light to check the physical timing at the engine matches the timing value displayed in the Infinity-tuner software will ensure the timing #s in the map and in the data logs are 100% accurate. 

This YouTube video will walk you through the step by step process of syncing/tuning the ignition timing. If you need more help getting your Infinity ECU set up, custom Base Map or your current tune dialed in check out E-tune options and feel free to contact us any time. Don't have an AEM ems? No...

Drag style Anti Lag & No Lift Shift aka NLS

Brewed Motors specializes in ECU Tuning including Anti Lag and NLS contact 888-290-3213 or sales@brewedmotorsports.com for Track support and ECU tuning/E-tuning

If you have ever driven a car with a turbocharged engine you understand the concept of “Turbo Lag”. Turbo lag becomes even more prevalent on small displacement engines using large turbo chargers to make big HP: VR38, 2JZ, RB26, K20, 4B11, B18, 4G63 are all regularly used with 67mm+ turbochargers to make 1000+ HP. The trick to making power is getting that big turbo spooled up (making target boost) and hold it there throughout an...

Posted by in Brewed News, Tech, Brewed Projects on Dec 14, 2015 .
V3 AccessPort Flex-Fuel support Subaru wrx/sti

Available NOW contact 888-290-3213 or sales@brewedmotorsports.com for Special prices and HUGE discounts on Pro Tunes and E85 hardware including: Injectors, fuel pumps, fuel rails and more. 

The Cobb Accessport has proven to be a powerful, flexible, and easy to use ECU tuning option the Subaru community. After years of development Cobb has announced Flex Fuel support for Subaru WRX and STI. This means you can now safely run any blend of ethanol/gasoline and your ECU will know exactly how to handle the blended fuel. In the past we would normally use 2 different maps; 1 map for gasoline...

Posted by in Brewed News, Brew Crew, Tech, Brewed Projects on Aug 30, 2015 .
Nismo RB26 GT-R and GTX35 S15 Tuning Trip in Seoul

South Korea is a very interesting place with a booming “pop culture” and a young population that loves to express itself through a variety of styles, hobbies, sports, arts, etc. For some this may come as a bit of a surprise but among these social clicks lies a diehard group of gear heads and motorsports fanatics that build and modify USDM, JDM, EUDM and of course KDM vehicles alike. 

While living in Seoul back in 2010-11 I met a Mr. Kim (owner Pro-Concept Korea) through snowboarding of all things. We got to talking and long story short I quickly learned his power FC had been...

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