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Old 03-06-2009, 01:19 AM   #1
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87-89 350 TPI ESC Module

what is the function of the 87-89 350 TPI ESC Module ??? what does it do???
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Old 03-06-2009, 05:36 PM   #2
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Re: 87-89 350 TPI ESC Module

In my chiltons manual, it says that the ESC system(electronic spark control) is used in conjuction with the EST system(electronic spark timing) to reduce spark knock by retarding the ignition timing. A knock sensor, which is installed in the cylinder block, sends a signal to the ESC module and then in turn to the ECM, which then adjusts timing accordingly.
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Re: 87-89 350 TPI ESC Module

So if ECM would happen to not work what will happen???
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Re: 87-89 350 TPI ESC Module

If the ECM doesn't work, the engine won't run.
If you meant to ask what would happen if the ESC didn't work, you'd probably get knock from too much timing advance. Or false knock on the other hand, which would actually rob your engine of power randomly. It's hard to say which one.

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Old 05-29-2010, 07:57 AM   #5
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Re: 87-89 350 TPI ESC Module

hey guys i have a carb engine, so do i need the ECM? im cleaning up my wiring harness and want to get rid if it, do you have any suggestions? thanks.
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Re: 87-89 350 TPI ESC Module

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hey guys i have a carb engine, so do i need the ECM? .
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Just keep the wiring to the gauge senders in engine .All you need is power to the coil and some way of making the fan and fuel pump run without the computer
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Re: 87-89 350 TPI ESC Module

do you know what each wire does?
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Re: 87-89 350 TPI ESC Module

theres a pink with black stripe, brown, black and white wire with a connector.
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Re: 87-89 350 TPI ESC Module

here is a pic, 046.jpg
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