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I just bought this rail.

It came w.a VW engine....Type I. It is not staying around.

Therefore, an engine swap is in the future. I have a '90 Camry, and a spare block and the wiring harness, if I wanted to go computer controlled.

If I dont, a carbed motor would work....that brings up the question, how smart is the distributor on a 90 Camry? Is it married to the ECM? Doesnit need the ECM to tell it what to do, or will it work by itself?
 

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It has no points, so it does need an external trigger signal to fire the coil.

There's a reason those old air cooled VW and Offenhauser engines are so popular in rails.
 

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f I dont, a carbed motor would work....that brings up the question, how smart is the distributor on a 90 Camry? Is it married to the ECM? Doesnit need the ECM to tell it what to do, or will it work by itself?
You'll need the ECU to control ignition, along with the external igniter to fire the coil. Might as well go full computer controlled at that point.

Plenty of other motors will be better though - I don't think I'd want to hang an iron block off the back of something that light.

-Charlie
 
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