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From Hotwire to Emerald to Gems #612389
14/01/20 09:47 AM
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I stumbled on this interesting article which may be of interest to +8 owners about one chaps journey of finding an Engine Management System for the modified engine in his TVR,

He replaced the Hotwire with an Emerald system and, after problems with that and advice from Mark Adams, replaced the Emerald with the Gems system

The article is primarily about how to go about the conversion, which is non trivial, but is more interesting for me because of it's paean to the Gems system.

(The article is from the TVRCC Sprint magazine and the author has permission from TVRCC to make it public)


Brian
Jersey and Spain
Re: From Hotwire to Emerald to Gems [Re: Rovert] #612440
14/01/20 04:40 PM
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So far I am unable to Log In.


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Re: From Hotwire to Emerald to Gems [Re: Rovert] #612494
14/01/20 10:57 PM
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Hmm just double checked this Bill, seems OK unless it is geographically limited.


Brian
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Re: From Hotwire to Emerald to Gems [Re: Rovert] #612495
14/01/20 11:03 PM
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I can't see it unless I have to log into yet another site ! so I won't be doing that.

Last edited by +8Rich; 14/01/20 11:04 PM.

Regards Richard

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Re: From Hotwire to Emerald to Gems [Re: Rovert] #612498
15/01/20 12:01 AM
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The link worked ok for me.
A good, interesting article quite technical in parts.
The comments about the sophistication of the Gems system are interesting too. The Gems manual can be seen in gomog Plus8 specific section and describes the ability to learn and adapt.
Worth a read for Plus8 owners.


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Re: From Hotwire to Emerald to Gems [Re: Rovert] #612505
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Button: you should be be able to open the link with no need to log in, I have managed to do it and get the article.


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Re: From Hotwire to Emerald to Gems [Re: Rovert] #612509
15/01/20 06:37 AM
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May be the task is that the article is directly a pdf format. Some computers may start it automatically while others may need a promt or they have to download it first.

Addendum, on my iPad it opens in Safari immediately. But Chrome wants to offer me an app to view the article and makes it a bit more complicated. But finally it works.

Last edited by Heinz; 15/01/20 06:57 AM.

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Re: From Hotwire to Emerald to Gems [Re: Rovert] #612524
15/01/20 10:02 AM
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It ran ok for me this morning without a Log in.


Regards Richard

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1994 Connaught Green +8 prev





Re: From Hotwire to Emerald to Gems [Re: Rovert] #612532
15/01/20 11:48 AM
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The site where the document is hosted has a login button at the top - but there is no need to login in order to see this document.


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Re: From Hotwire to Emerald to Gems [Re: Rovert] #612634
15/01/20 10:50 PM
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OK here. Win7 + Chrome.


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