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Old 11-14-2007, 06:03 PM   #1
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I was told that I could covert my lt1 ignition to a coil to plug set up like the ls1 if anyone knows this is true please reply if so where do you get the parts to do the conversion.
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Old 11-14-2007, 08:21 PM   #2
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Check out the Delteq system here http://delteq.com/.
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http://www.fullthrottlespeed.com/sea...1FDA3E9A0}.htm

Here is the LTCC system. I have it and love it.
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another vote for LTCC , great product
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Here's some more background info: http://lt1howto.com/articles/coilpack.htm
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I too am interested in a coil pack ignition system to do away with the problems of the optispark, but have a couple of questions about it. one question i have is will this eliminate the problems from moisture damage that can be caused by pressure washing? also, would the delteq system be a better choice due the fact that they offer a kit to mount either on one valve cover, or on the radiator mount? any feed back would be appreciated.
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Both the Delteq and LTCC systems are safe for pressure washing. All fittings are water tight. The opti is only used for timing. No voltage of any kind flows through the opti.
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I checked the delteq site out thats a great site thanks for the input I bought a caddy module and coil packs all in one for $60.00 on ebay normally $200.00 for the module alone now I just have to get the wiring and mounting brackets from delteq. OH YEAH!!!!!!!
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I've been searching....and I haven't really come up with anything that seems to be 'mainstream'....and I can't believe that no one has come up with a conversion that totally eliminates the optispark unit, uses a crank or cam position sensor and a coil on plug setup.
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It is not safe for pressure washing. It still uses the Opti for timing. If your optical eye gets wet it toast.
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And delteq is out of business.
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There is more than one way to skin a cat.






Ford EDIS8 Conversion using GM coil packs. Rock solid spark, limp home mode and 50* of available adjustment. Cheap parts available at damn near every salvage yard and easy to wire up.

Though this option is no good if you are using the stock ECM. I'm contemplating converting it to C.O.P (only requires changing the coils and a little tweak to the wiring) but honestly the gains are negligable. I'd rather spend the effort elsewhere.
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^^^ interesting, can you tell me more about this? I'm fixin to buy an Accel DFI to control my shit. I am dying to get rid of the optispark if I can do it reasonably.
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^^^ interesting, can you tell me more about this? I'm fixin to buy an Accel DFI to control my shit. I am dying to get rid of the optispark if I can do it reasonably.
It's a Ford EDIS8 system off of a Police Interceptor Crown Vic. It's a simple but rock solid system. It uses a 32-1 tooth crank wheel, a crank sensor, module and coil packs.

I have a a whole section about EDIS 4/6/8 below.

http://www.projectlt10.com/content/m...index.php?id=1

The Accel DFI would work just fine with this setup. I'm using a Megasquirt to control mine. It is also compatible with the MSD DIS+6 boxes. There is even a stand-alone controller for using it on carbed applications.

http://www.autosportlabs.net/index.p..._Users_Welcome

While it's not high-res like the Opti (i.e one pulse per degree of revolution), it is more than sufficient for 99% of the engine combos out there.
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This is good stuff Brian. I can't wait until I can get some time to read that entire article and study it. However, I think MY LT1 project is better than yours....lol, check it out:

http://s31.photobucket.com/albums/c3...0Ventura%20II/

Link to a thread about it:

http://www.ls1gto.com/forums/showthread.php?t=236703
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