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Modernizing a Wren 54 Mk2?

Old 06-25-2013, 07:02 AM
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Default Modernizing a Wren 54 Mk2?

I have an old Wren 54 Mk2 which I would like use and bring forth into the the world of modern turbines. I know that mechanically I cannot do much, but can the computer controls be updated by using a new FADEC control and reprogram it so that it behaves much like a gas autostart turbine?
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If the motor has a starter attached, you can purchase a Xicoy V-10 ECU and upgrade it to an auto start. You will need two solenoids though. I can program the ECU for you but some adjusting and fiddling can be expected!
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Thanks Ron. It does have a starter motor attached. By adjusting and fiddling you mean what? Ramp values, etc?
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Our ECU program is suited more for the latest designs. Your pump, combustion chamber, diffuser...ect are of an earlier vintage...making the default settings a bit different than what you may require. It's very possible to do...just takes some patience.

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