Pinzi SSI

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Re: Pinzi SSI

Post by McCall Pinz » Mon Feb 03, 2014 10:00 pm

Back to the SSI system... the website mentions plugging the vacuum line, but not reconnecting it to anything. Does the new distributor not use vacuum to determine the load on the engine? Does it advance purely on the preprogrammed curve? How easy is it to change between curves? Say for example off-roading in 1 curve and then switching to another for the highway back home?
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Re: Pinzi SSI

Post by pinzinator » Mon Feb 03, 2014 10:23 pm

No, engine vacuum is not required for the system to work. The module advances timing based on RPM only, just like the stock distributor. The advance curve switch can be switched at any engine speed, and on the fly. The curve charts are now on the website, the link is on the home page. The module itself is completely programmable, the cable to connect your laptop to the module is $135. The software is free.

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Re: Pinzi SSI

Post by berger » Tue Feb 04, 2014 7:03 am

pinzinator wrote:... The curve charts are now on the website, the link is on the home page.
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Post by TechMOGogy » Tue Feb 04, 2014 9:01 am

Richard,
I hope you are supplying them to SGB Pinzgauer since they are using your picture on their site/Twitter feed!! :shock:
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Re: Pinzi SSI

Post by pinzinator » Tue Feb 04, 2014 11:42 am

Yes, Gregor is a customer of mine. We have spoken on the phone and exchanged emails regularly. I would like to visit his shop one day.

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Re: Pinzi SSI

Post by McCall Pinz » Tue Feb 04, 2014 4:24 pm

pinzinator wrote:The advance curve switch can be switched at any engine speed, and on the fly
Is that via a laptop or is there an actual switch which is located somewhere accessible? I really like the sound of this system since it combines a lot of different pieces in one package.
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Re: Pinzi SSI

Post by compunerdy » Tue Feb 04, 2014 4:43 pm

It is a rotary switch.
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Re: Pinzi SSI

Post by pcolette » Tue Feb 04, 2014 4:49 pm

The advance is changed by a rotary switch:
http://www.pinzssi.com/photos.html

It mounts in place of the upper bracket that the windshield washer bottle hangs from. I gave up my washer bottle but with some modification you could probably have both. In 7 years I've never used the windshield washer so i just stored it away.
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Re: Pinzi SSI

Post by McCall Pinz » Tue Feb 04, 2014 4:56 pm

Sorry, I just saw the parts list- "rotary advance switch"... :oops:
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Re: Pinzi SSI

Post by pinzinator » Mon Feb 10, 2014 9:23 pm

A buyer backed out of a purchase, so I have one complete kit available. The web site says "Out of Stock", that was true until today. Any questions PM.

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Re: Pinzi SSI

Post by HawaiianGauer » Wed Mar 19, 2014 1:56 pm

Add me to the list of satisfied SSI owners! :D Install was easy & it made a big difference in performance! You DO NOT need to be a pro mechanic for this upgrade...if you can read, follow directions, and are handy with tools in general - go for it! Great customer service too! Mahalo again, Rick!!
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Re: Pinzi SSI

Post by pinzinator » Tue Mar 25, 2014 7:19 pm

I will finally have some ignition kits available this weekend. The wait is over at last!

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Re: Pinzi SSI

Post by McCall Pinz » Tue Apr 15, 2014 9:25 am

Mine arrived and hopefully will be firing this weekend...finger's crossed that my honey-do list doesn't keep growing...
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Re: Pinzi SSI

Post by McCall Pinz » Thu Dec 04, 2014 12:01 am

I finally have mine up and running and just had a few mile drive. After an initial hiccup with the unit, I'm very impressed. Drive-ability is vastly improved. Smooth acceleration through the whole rpm range and NO stumble in the middle of the intersection when accelerating from a stop. While my drive was purely on-road so far, I'm anticipating similar response offroad on the torquey climbs. I'm really happy and can't wait for the weekend to give it a workout.
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Re: Pinzi SSI

Post by VinceAtReal4x4s » Sun Dec 07, 2014 4:13 am

The Volvo 303 could use this setup!
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