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Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Short Circuit causing Positive +12v cable and Negative cable on Battery to get hot

After installing the loom and dash back into the car i was able to start it up and had no troubles. When i went to screw the center panel back in and i turned the power on the start i could see that the negative battery cable got really hot. Tracing everything back i worked out it was only when i screwed the center panel back in that i had the short.

Checking all of the terminals

Dash 2 - Software Update

After fixing the firmware and software updates previously i found that i could not set up the sensors on the Dash 2 that are on the DL1 logger.
I could see the voltages but was not able to convert these into readings.

Previously you could enter equations to convert these readings but the software didn't allow you, after contacting Race Technology again we found that in the last update they hadn't added the feature in and have now added it and to download the latest software.

Originally this was how you would set it up
 Version 1.0.124

In the Version 2 you could enter

Monday, March 19, 2018

Dash & Logger

I have had some troubles with the Race Technology Dash 2 and DL1 logger of late and it has taken a while to work it out.

To fix it i had tried contacting the Australian distributor Adaptronic but they were not helpful at all as i had purchased it from the distributor in Australia prior so i think they didn't want anything to do with it, that and as i didn't have one of there ecus maybe.
I emailed the UK guys who have been great so far.

Bascially a lot of the sensors havent been showing and also the dash has funny information on it. It was really bugging me and i had thought the issues was with the new way i had set up all the sensors but as it turns out it was just a software issue.
I had updated the firmware on the dash and logger to 10.06

And thought i was using the