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This is a discussion on Universal turbo timer installation within the Interior Mods forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; I recently purchased turbo timer off ebay and i searched and searched onother threads and i couldnt find anything. It ...

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    Universal turbo timer installation

    I recently purchased turbo timer off ebay and i searched and searched onother threads and i couldnt find anything. It came with the wiring harness which consists of a red,blue,adn yellow wire which are connected to a 3 prong adapter. there are also two other wires that are in the same bundle of wires but DO NOT connect the 3 prong adapter, they are a black wire and a brown wire. does anyone have the slightest clue where i connect these to??? And once again i did utilize the search bar on the home page and it was of no use to me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by msedillo View Post
    I recently purchased turbo timer off ebay and i searched and searched onother threads and i couldnt find anything. It came with the wiring harness which consists of a red,blue,adn yellow wire which are connected to a 3 prong adapter. there are also two other wires that are in the same bundle of wires but DO NOT connect the 3 prong adapter, they are a black wire and a brown wire. does anyone have the slightest clue where i connect these to??? And once again i did utilize the search bar on the home page and it was of no use to me.
    still having problems with this?

    If so, I would think the black wire is ground, brown possibly parking brake wire.

    The harness should have 3 connectors, one to male and female of ignition connector, and one to the turbo timer itself. If the male and female ends that connect to the ignition connectors are 3 prong, then it won't work (unless you hardwire it which is what I did since I was given another car's harness).

    It would help if you gave the brand of the turbo timer.
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    It would help if you gave the brand of the turbo timer.[/QUOTE]

    i have the same problem with an HKS type 0 timer w/ a harness and i have no clue how to install it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kyle_R View Post
    It would help if you gave the brand of the turbo timer.
    i have the same problem with an HKS type 0 timer w/ a harness and i have no clue how to install it.[/QUOTE]

    honestly, the internet is your friend.

    Hook up the harness to your turbo timer (it should be the only connector with same male/female ends). Next, take off your kick panel and take apart ignition connectors, plug the harness into that. Put black/ground wire onto a metal surface w/out paint. Parking brake just splice into the wire coming directly off of the sensor.
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    A turbo timer is just a waste of fuel on our cars. The turbo is cooled properly, even with the engine off. Don't believe me, look it up.
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