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So one beautiful day I talked my girlfriend into driving my car and taking it for a road trip to see how the rebuild would do on a long distance. So I made a play-list on my ipod, got everything ready and headed down stairs.
I turn the key and the battery is dead. Easy fix, I didn't have a jump box but I did have an electric bike I was building. I got 'Series' and 'parallel' wiring backwards in my head...hooked it up the horn honked and huge sparks came right when I touched the battery terminal. I disconnected a few of the 12 volt 5 amp batteries and tried again. Nothing substantcial happened but the cooling fan kicked on with the key not even in the ignition. I freaked out a little, saying 'WHAT HAVE I DONE!'
Open the door put the key in the ignition turn it on and over. Nothing happened, there wasn't enough juice. I added another battery in the same series...yeah I was really thinking.
To conclude, The cabin smells of electrical fire, fan relay switches on (I can hear the switch click) when I connect the battery, what I assume is a safety measure for when the computer is fried, and my gauge cluster is 100% unresponsive.
Am I right or am I totally screwed haha I know I fried the computer and none of the wiring is melted and no fuses are blown surprisingly. Should I check anything else out too? Are there multiple computers? Any info is awesome.
 

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ported your exhaust ports to match your intake ports AND you fry your computer...:laugh:
 

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Si si, I feel like your being a little condescending on the port match but yes fried the ECU. Frying the ECU is great news to me though. It only costs $100.00 and a hour of work. Almost scrapped my car because I thought I torched the wiring harness.
 

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I feel like you really messed up the matching, or your failing to properly explain.

I am also glad its just your ECU. would have sucked to ruin harness/etc.
 

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This is a Split Port Fuel Injected V6.

MAIN intake port diameter is 3.5 cm.

Exhaust port diameter being 3 cm, the exhaust manifold gaskets opening is 3.5 cm

I pressed the gasket against the head, etched a circle, and started grinding away until the desired size was acquired.

Once completed, A final polish was preformed followed by reassembly.

So all in all the term you use is up for personal determination.
Gasket Match or Port Match.
 

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They're almost as big as my exhaust ports hahaha but I got a cam to back it up (even though it's a somewhat small cam) should've threw one in when you did all that bud
 

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Oh trust me I wanted to, I wanted to get roller rockers as well, but I live in Downtown Belltown, Seattle so my work space is a underground parking garage haha so it didnt give me too much time from start to finish to save and buy as I go. It started off, I was to clean it up and measure each combustion chamber to calculate power and true fuel/air ratio. Started as a science experiment ha. I did get a lot of fun looks, standing on top of my engine with my hood off ha.
 

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Roller rockers are not to hard to setup, should've gotten some :p
 
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