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124‐1000, G4+ THUNDER LINK ECU, QUICKSTYLE MOTORSPORTS, LINK ECU AUTHORIZED DEALER
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Link G4+ Thunder ECU

Regular price $1,895.00

SPEC OVERVIEW

Inputs

16 x Digital inputs (6 are high speed differential type for ABS sensors etc)

4 x Temperature inputs

16 x Analog inputs

2 x Trigger inputs

2 x Knock inputs

2 x LSU 4.9 Wideband lambda sensor inputs

2 x K Type Thermocouple inputs

 

Outputs

8 x Peak and Hold injection drives

8 x Ignition drivers

18 x Auxiliary outputs^

+5V Sensor power supply

+8V Sensor power supply

^unused fuel and ignition drives can be used as additional Aux outputs

 

Communications

2 x CAN bus

1x Serial (RS232) connection

1x USB tuning connection

 

Advanced features not found on the Xtreme or Fury:

2 x Onboard digital wideband lambda controllers, no separate box required. Higher accuracy, simple setup and long sensor life are some of the advantages compared to a separate analog input wideband device.

2 x Fully programmable E-throttle controls complete with capability of gear shift throttle blip and antilag (for engines with 2 electronic throttle bodies).

2 x K type thermocouple EGT inputs – direct connection of EGT sensors with no extra interface box.

 

Physical

Dimensions: 180mm(L) x 210mm(W) x 40mm(H) (without looms)

Mass: 1060 gram

 

Watch a short video introducing the G4+ Thunder on YouTube here.

  • Advanced fully configurable WireIn Engine Control Unit (ECU)
  • Most suitable for high end applications where multi electronic throttle bodies are used or where a large amount of IO is required.

Body

  • Dimensions: 170 x 212 x 44 mm (6.7 x 8.3 x 1.7 in)
  • Weight: 1.04 kg (2.29 lb)
  • Material: Aluminium Die Cast, Black Powder Coated
  • Mounting: Flush mount extruded mounting bracket
  • Connectors:
    • 2 x 34 pin AMP Super Seal
    • 2 x 26 pin AMP Super Seal
    • 2 x Link 6 pin
  • Indicators: Power / Fault code indicator LED
  • IP Rating: 54

Platform

  • Electronics: Link G4+ Engine Control Platform
  • Processor:
    • 40 MHz dual processor
    • Engine control specific MCU and Digital Signal Processor
  • Memory: 32 Mbit Data Logging Memory
  • Communications
    • USB - PC Tuning
    • 2 x CAN 2.0B - User configurable
    • RS-232
  • Firmware: Link G4+ Firmware V5.5.0 or later. In field firmware updatable
  • Tuning Software: PCLink G4+

Security

  • Password: Password protection can be applied to prevent unintended adjustment
  • Lock: Shipped locked (engine control disabled). Must be unlocked by a Link distributor

Max. Ratings

  • Power Supply: Reverse Polarity protected. Max Continuous operating voltage 24V. Over voltage protection at 27V. Minimum operating voltage 6.5V.
  • Temperature: -40 to + 80 ⁰ C (-40 to 185 ⁰F)

Inputs

  • Engine Position:
    • Up to 6 engine position sensor inputs (reluctor, hall or optical)
    • Engine position tracking to 0.1 degree accuracy
    • Digital Sampling Oscilloscope on Trigger 1 and 2 Inputs
  • Analog:
    • 20 0-5V Analog Inputs
      • 2 have configurable pullup resistor
      • 2 have permanent pullup resistor
  • Digital
    • 8 Frequency or switching inputs. All with switchable pullup resistor
    • 6 High frequency differential frequency or switching inputs
    • Suitable for ABS or turbo speed sensor
    • 2 Switching inputs
  • Barometric Pressure: Internal factory calibrated barometric pressure sensor (or external sensor option)
  • Knock: 2 Knock sensor inputs
  • Lambda Sensor Control: 2 Internal wideband Lambda sensor controllers utilising latest Bosch OEM digital signal processing technology
  • Thermocouple: 2 Thermocouple amplifiers suitable for K Type thermocouple sensors
  • Accelerometer: 3 Axis accelerometer with orientation correction

Outputs

  • Injector: 8 Peak and Hold or Saturated injector driver outputs. 10/3A max. Unused injector outputs can be used as general purpose outputs. 0.1 degree, 1.6 us precision
  • Ignition: 8 Ignition pre-amplifier drivers (external igniter required). Unused ignition outputs can be used as general purpose outputs. 2.2A max. 0.1 degree precision.
  • Auxiliary Outputs
    • 4 Low Side Drivers. 2.2A max
    • 4 Low/High Side Drivers. 2.2A max
    • 6 Half Bridge Drivers 8 A max
    • 6 Low Side Drivers with open circuit detection 1 A max
  • Regulated Outputs
    • 8V sensor supply. 200mA max
    • 5V sensor supply. 200mA max

Accessories

  • Included:

- Flush fit clip in mounting bracket

- USB tuning cable

- Link stickers

  • Optional

    - Wiring Loom (various length and pin kit options available)

The Thunder also has the Link G4+ platform features

This list gives a basic overview of the Link G4+ ECU platform. For full details of the individual adjustments and settings it is recommended that PCLink G4+ is downloaded and installed.

Configuration

  • Engine Types

- 1 to 12 Cylinder (2 or 4 Stroke)

- 1 to 4 Rotor

- User configurable TDC points (for odd fire engines) and firing order

  • Vehicle Details:

- Tuner memo and VIN number stored in ECU

Fuel Control

  • Types:

- Single Point

- Multi Point Group

- Group Staged

- Sequential

- Sequential Staged

    • Calculation: Full Modelled Fuel Equation, Modelled Multi Fuel (Flex Fuel) Equation or Basic Fuel Equation. Full modelled fuel equation considers:

      - Volumetric Efficiency

      - Load Type (MAP, TPS, MAP+TPS, none)

      - Engine Capacity

      - Lambda Target

      - Fuel System Type and Pressure (Injector Flow Pressure Correction)

      - Fuel Density

      - Fuel Density Temp. Coefficient

      - Stoichiometric Ratio

      - Air Charge Temperature

      - Fuel Charge Cooling

      - Injector Size

      - Injector Dead Time

      - Injector Characteristic (GM Style)

    • Multi Fuel:

      - Full support for the use of multiple fuels with separate settings for each fuel type and configurable blending between fuels

    • Cold Start:

      - Configurable cold start/warmup. 2D/3D tables

      - Pre Crank Prime - Key on or crank

      - First Crank and Cranking Enrichment

      - Post Start Enrichment, Hold and Decay

      - Warm Up Enrichment

      - Multi Fuel fuel blend dependent cold start supported

    • VE Corrections:

      - Dual Fuel Table (overlay, switched or blended)

      - 3D Intake Air Temp

      - 4D Fuel Tab

      - 5D Fuel Table

    • Other:

      - Acceleration Enrichment

      - Overrun Fuel Cut

      - Closed Loop Lambda (Dual Bank)

      - Individual Cylinder Fuel Trim

      - 3D Injector Timing (Start, End or Center)

      - Staged Injection Primary/Secondary Tuning

      - Corrections by other control features (eg limits, motorsport features)

    • Auxiliary Injection:

      - Additional injector stage control using unused fuel outputs for additional fuel stages or water/alcohol

      Ignition

      • Types:

      - Direct Spark

      - Distributor

      - Twin Distributor

      - Wasted Spark

      - Rotary Leading Wasted

      - Rotary Direct Spark

      • Signals:

      - Rising or Falling Spark Edge

      - ms or duty cycle dwell mode

      • Ignition Control:

      - Ignition Delay Correction

      - Minimum Spark Duration Control

      - Maximum Advance Limit

      • Ignition Corrections:
      • Ignition Timing Calculated using:

        - Ignition Table

        - Dual Ignition Table (Overlay, switched or blended)

        - ECT Trim Table

        - IAT Trim Table

        - 4D Ignition Table

        - 5D Ignition Table

        - Other control features (eg limits, motorsport features)

        • Multi Fuel:

        - Blending of ignition timing between fuels supported

        • Other:

        - Transient Ignition Retard Control

        - Idle Speed Ignition Control

        - Individual Cylinder Ignition Correction

        • Memory:

        - 32 Mbit Data Logging Memory

        Engine Protection

        • Limiting System
          • Used for all limits and configurable for each limit type:
            • Fuel Cut
            • Ignition Cut
            • Rotary Specific
          • Closed loop RPM limiting based on configurable control range
          • 2D/3D Tables
          • Basic/Advanced modes
          • Throttle position dependent cut control
          • Adaptive or Constant cut effects
          • Hard Cut
          • Ignition / Fuel trim during limit
          • Limit exit decay
        • Limit Types:
          • RPM, MAP, Vehicle Speed, System Voltage
          • Two General Purpose Limits with configurable tables (eg oil/fuel pressure or IAT/ECT)

        Output Functions

        • Types:

        - Variable Valve Timing Control for intake and exhaust cams up to 4 cams

        - Idle Speed Control for two/three wise ISC solenoids or four/six terminal stepper motors

        - Boost Control Solenoid

        - Test On/Off

        - General Purpose Output with up to three switching conditions and logic mode

        - General Purpose PWM with up to three switching conditions and logic mode

        - Fuel Pump Control

        - Fuel Pump Speed Control (switched or PWM)

        - Engine Fan Control

        - Air Conditioning Clutch

        - Intercooler Spray Pump

        - Tacho

        - Check Engine Light

        - Purge Solenoid

        - ECU Hold Power (Keep Alive)

        - Speedo

        - Electronic Throttle

        - Electronic Throttle Safety Relay

        - Oxygen Sensor Heater

        - Cam (switched valve lift / VTEC)

        - Anti-Lag ISC Lift Solenoid

        - Exhaust Power Valve

        - Starter Control Solenoid

        - Shift Light

        - Throttle Blip Solenoid

        - Traction Light

        - Rotary Oil Pump Position Control

        - Closed Loop Stepper Position Control

        - Tumbler Valve Control (Subaru)

        • Virtual Auxiliary:

        - Configurable internal signals that can be used as switching conditions for other ECU functions or to extend output functions number of conditions

        • Timers:

        - Triggerable/resettable timers to be used in sequencing output and internal functions

        • Shift Light:

        - Shift Light control function

        - Per gear RPM and control range

        - Configurable light brightness depending on RPM to shift point

        • CE Light:

        - Check Engine Lamp functionality to display ECU fault codes on the dash. Various modes for light operation

        • Engine Fan:

        - Up to three independent engine fans with temperature, hysteresis and air conditioning options

        • Tacho:

        - Correctable tacho output with key on tacho sweep option

        • Speedo Out:

        - Correctable speedo output with key on speedo sweep option

        • IC Spray:

        - Pulsed intercooler spray pump low frequency PWM with various switching conditions

        • ECU Hold Power:

        - Keep Alive function for controlling EFI main relay to keep the ECU powered for a controlled time after key off

      • Fuel Pump Control:

      - Prime time, RPM and fuel flow switched and PWM support

      • Unused Fuel and Ignition Outputs:

      - Can be used for most outputs function types listed above

      Input Functions

      • Digital Types:

      - General Purpose Input

      - Frequency

      - Variable Valve Timing Cam Position

      - Wheel Speed

      - Air Conditioning Request

      - Intercooler Spray Request

      - Anti Theft Switch

      - Neutral/Park Switch

      - Power Steer Pressure Switch

      - Ignition Switch (Key on)

      - Speed Limit Request

      - Start Signal

      - Clutch Switch

      - Brake Switch

      - Cruise Control Switches

      - Turbo RPM

      - Ethanol Content Sensor

      - Dual ECU Mode Switch

      - Oil Level Switch

      - Stop (engine kill) Switch

      - Oil Pressure Switch

      - Multi Fuel Select Switch

      - Traction Disable Switch

      • Analog Types:

      - General Purpose Input

      - Volt Input

      - MAP Sensor

      - Throttle Position Sensor

      - Accelerator Position Sensors

      - Oil Pressure

      - Fuel Pressure

      - EGT (0-5V)

      - Barometric Pressure Sensor

      - Engine Coolant Temperature

      - Intake Air Temperature

      - Narrow Band Oxygen Sensors

      - Rotary Oil Pump Position

      - Tumbler Valve Position

      - Closed Loop Stepper Position Feedback

      - Exhaust Back Pressure

      - Crankcase Pressure

      - Suspension Position

      - Air Conditioning Pressure

      - Lambda (Internal)

      - Gear Position

      - Fuel Temperature

      - Gear Lever Force

      - Fuel Rail Pressure

      - Reverse Lever Position

      • Thermocouple:

      - Internal cold junction compensated thermocouple amplifiers

      • Accelerometer:

      - 3 Axis G force sensor

      - Software corrected to allow install in any orientation

      • Lambda Sensor Control:

      - Internal OEM level wideband Lambda sensor control using latest Bosch digital signal processing technology.

      • Calibrations:

      - Built in calibrations for many industry standard and OEM sensors as well as custom 2 point and tabled calibrations.

      • Fault Detection:

      - Configurable fault detection and fault value for all Analog Inputs with fault code generation

      Engine Position

      • Modes:

      - Over 80 built in trigger modes for OEM applications as well as user configurable modes for common configurations

      • Sensors:

      - Supports all OEM Variable Reluctance (VR), Hall or Optical sensors. Aftermarket sensors supported

      • Calibration:

      - Configurable filtering, pullup resistors and threshold voltages for VR sensors

      - Engine position correction (base timing adjustment) for all trigger modes

      • VVT Cam Position:

      - Support for up to two engine position (Crank and Cam) and up to four cam position signals

      Engine Control

      • Idle Speed Control:

      - Support for most OEM and aftermarket idle control solenoids and stepper motors and electronic throttle

      - Basic open loop idle speed control and advanced closed loop control options

      - Configurable speed, RPM and throttle position lockouts

      - Engine Fan, Power Steer and Air Conditioning correction

      • Electronic Throttle:

      - Support for up to two electronic throttle bodies

      - Independent or shared throttle target

      - Full safety functionality for all sensors, drivers and other parts of the electronic throttle system including safety relay

      - Up to three switchable throttle target tables

      - Support for anti-lag idle up using electronic throttle

      • Boost Control:

      - Basic open loop or advanced closed loop control options

      - Up to thee boost target tables

      - Boost target table blending option for Multi Fuel or dash board adjustment

      - Staged boost control for fastest spool up and stable control

      - ECT, IAT and Gear boost corrections

      • Knock Control:

      - Closed loop individual cylinder knock control

      - Uses digital signal processing (DSP) technology for accurate windowed knock level measurement

      - Configurable frequency and individual cylinder gain settings

      - Adjustable knock window

      - Fast timing removal (retard) and slow reintroduction (advance), all configurable

      - Permanent memory of timing removed or reset at key on

      - Per cylinder or grouped knock ignition correction tables

      • Variable Valve Timing (VVT):

      - Over 40 built in OEM VVT signal patterns and user defined signal patterns

      - Up to four independently configurable (two inlet, two exhaust) cam control channels

      - Up to three switchable inlet and exhaust position target tables

      - Accurate, fast and stable position control

      - Supports common PWM and most BMW VANOS control types

      • Cruise Control:

      - Cruise Control using electronic throttle

      - Allows digital and analog cruise switch input

      - Safety features to disengage cruise on brake and clutch

      - Adaptive driver behaviour recognition for a smooth transition between driver and cruise control

      - Adjustable speed operating range and maximum speed increase rate

      • Air Conditioning (AC) Control:

      - Basic and advanced control modes

      - Digital or CAN control options

      - AC clutch control based on AC pressure, evaporator temperature and engine load

      - Engine fan control

      • Starter Motor Control:

      - Crank with key, Start/Stop and Touch Start options

      - RPM, anti-theft and park/neutral lockout options

      • Transmission:

      - Gear detection using RPM/wheel speed, CAN or gear position sensor

      - Auto calculated or user defined gear ratios

      - Driven and driving wheel selection

      - Slip % calculation

      - Input shaft RPM calculation

      Logging

      • ECU Logging:

      - 32 Mbit internal flash

      - Log up to 100 ECU parameters. All ECU parameters can be logged

      - Selectable logging rates up to 100 Hz

      - Memory compacting algorithm to ensure maximum memory utilisation and wear leveling

      - Continuous (looping) data recording

      - Download all or any part of logging memory for instant display in PCLink

      • PCLink Logging:

      - Log any or all parameters in the ECU while connected to PCLink in real time on the screen at rates in excess of 60Hz

      - Auto history recording to catch an event that happened in the past!

      - Advanced logging analysis and tuning functions

      • Statistics:

      - Resettable statistics including Max RPM, Max ECT, Max MAP, Engine Starts, Engine Running Time and many more

      Communication

      • CAN:

      - Two CAN 2.0B channels available

      - OEM Modes and extremely customisable CAN templates for transmission and reception of ECU parameters

      - CAN bus status and error reporting

      • OBD:

      - ISO 15765-4 (CAN) OBD communication to scan tools and displays

      • RS-232:

      - RS232 connection

      - Multiple data stream options and baud rates supported

      Motorsport

      • Anti Lag:

      - Basic and Advanced modes

      - Full anti Lag integration with other ECU systems

      - Activation, ignition retard, fuel addition and ignition cut controls

      - Configurable smooth or “lumpy” cyclic idle control

      - Multiple switchable Anti Lag tables

      - Cool down mode

      • Launch Control:

      - Single RPM mode for clutch switch or launch button

      - RPM vs Speed (2D or 3D) for controlled slip

      - Latched launch RPM for rolling start

      - Activation and clutch switch options

      - Ignition retard, fuel correction and cut effect options

      • Gear Shift Control:

      - Extremely configurable closed loop gear shift control

      - Can be used from simple clutch switch through to full closed loop control with strain gauge lever and gear position sensor

      - Sequential and H pattern gear boxes supported

      - Per gear cut, ignition trim, fuel trim and torque reintroduction time settings

      - Downshift RPM lockout

      - Downshift throttle blip control

      • Traction Control:

      - Closed loop wheel slip control

      - Fuel or ignition control options

      - Speed and throttle position lockouts

      - Multiple per gear slip threshold tables

      Tuning

      • Real Time:

      - All ECU Parameters available for real time display and logging during tuning

      - Smoothest most configurable tuning and data display interface available (PCLink G4+)

      - Quick view of all ECU runtime information for fast diagnostics

      • ECU Controls:

      - Upload, download and compare maps

      - Easily upgrade firmware through PCLink

      - Reset statistics

      - Clear ECU fault codes

      - Unlock (Enable) ECU

      - Restore to factory settings

      - Enable/disable password protection

      - Temporarily disable password protection until next power cycle

      - Auto throttle position sensor calibration

      - MAP sensor calibration

      - Trigger scope

      • Tuning:

      - Mixture MAP for fuel tuning correction from logged data

      - QuickTrim for calculated VE table correction while tuning

      - QuickTune for automated fuel tuning

      - Knock audio graphical analysis for determining knock filtering frequencies

      • Help:

      - Over 800 pages of context sensitive documentation

      - Help viewer embedded in PCLink for full documentation alongside settings

      - Access to Link technical support and forums

      Additional Accessories

      (Purchased Separately)

      - Terminal and plug kit - not recommended unless you have access to the correct AMP crimper

      - 400mm loom

      - 2.5m loom

      - 5m loom (ideal for boat installations)

    • Intake Air Temperature Sensor

- 3/8 NPT (Aluminium or Steel Mounting Bosses to suit)

- Bosch push in(Aluminium or Steel Mounting Bosses to suit)

  • Throttle Position Sensor
  • 3 Channel Link Igniter
  • Wideband O2 Controller & Sensor
  • Injector Ballast Resistor Packs
  • - 1 x 1R (6 x <6R injectors)

    - 2 x 1R (12 x <6R injectors)

    - 4 x 4R7 (4 x <6R injectors)

    - 6 x 4R7 (6 x <6R injectors)

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