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post #161 of 171 (permalink) Old 05-12-2019, 10:44 AM
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This is what I have
the picture quality is bad, but all I can say there isn't any Fuse stand for coil on that paper.
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post #162 of 171 (permalink) Old 05-12-2019, 07:36 PM Thread Starter
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worse case is you intercept the power wire to the coil directly. the fuse swap just provides convenience and does the same thing, intercept the power to the coils.

will take a look at the wiring diagram in WIS to see where the power wire originates from

- ASP pulley kit
- 87mm supercharger pulley
- Ported Eaton M62 supercharger
- Ported supercharger inlet manifold
- MAF screen & throttle body screen delete
- Automatic intercooler spray kit
- Single 2.5" Magnaflow Hi-flow cat
- Magnaflow rear muffler + Lukey Ultraflo resonator
- Shift-I progressive shift light
- Custom ECU tune
- Air box delete (custom) with BMC airfilter
- 10c degree STAR thermo fan mod
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worse case is you intercept the power wire to the coil directly. the fuse swap just provides convenience and does the same thing, intercept the power to the coils.

will take a look at the wiring diagram in WIS to see where the power wire originates from
Thank you very much Subby. Appreciate your help.
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this is below for a w202 c200.

the fuse for the ignition coils is at the k40 relay. that is inside the black box in the engine bay. within that black box the k40 relay has a bunch of fuses on the top if it.

as per WIS the fuse is "F6" 15 Amp

before doing anything check its the correct fuse. unplug it and try to start the car. it should not start as no spark. also check to see if spark occurs by unplugging one coil and plunging in a test spark plug and ground it to a metal part of the engine. as you crank (just quickly) u should see it spark.

then remove the fuse and then re-try. if no spark, then 100% thats the fuse.

plug the booster into that fuse socket!
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- ASP pulley kit
- 87mm supercharger pulley
- Ported Eaton M62 supercharger
- Ported supercharger inlet manifold
- MAF screen & throttle body screen delete
- Automatic intercooler spray kit
- Single 2.5" Magnaflow Hi-flow cat
- Magnaflow rear muffler + Lukey Ultraflo resonator
- Shift-I progressive shift light
- Custom ECU tune
- Air box delete (custom) with BMC airfilter
- 10c degree STAR thermo fan mod
- FireStorm igntion coil booster
- 5 Bar fuel pressure regulator
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this is below for a w202 c200.

the fuse for the ignition coils is at the k40 relay. that is inside the black box in the engine bay. within that black box the k40 relay has a bunch of fuses on the top if it.

as per WIS the fuse is "F6" 15 Amp

before doing anything check its the correct fuse. unplug it and try to start the car. it should not start as no spark. also check to see if spark occurs by unplugging one coil and plunging in a test spark plug and ground it to a metal part of the engine. as you crank (just quickly) u should see it spark.

then remove the fuse and then re-try. if no spark, then 100% thats the fuse.

plug the booster into that fuse socket!
Thank you very much Subby.
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this is below for a w202 c200.

the fuse for the ignition coils is at the k40 relay. that is inside the black box in the engine bay. within that black box the k40 relay has a bunch of fuses on the top if it.

as per WIS the fuse is "F6" 15 Amp

before doing anything check its the correct fuse. unplug it and try to start the car. it should not start as no spark. also check to see if spark occurs by unplugging one coil and plunging in a test spark plug and ground it to a metal part of the engine. as you crank (just quickly) u should see it spark.

then remove the fuse and then re-try. if no spark, then 100% thats the fuse.

plug the booster into that fuse socket!
Subby,

Out of curiosity, I was reading thru the many threads and comments of past years regarding the firestorm. I was astonished at how many readers commented negatively on this simple coil boost upgrade that would result in a potential (catastrophic) outcome. Where did all this negativity coming from?
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I assume it comes from politics and other agendas...

technically it works and works well. there are big name commercial units that do the same/similar thing but are $$$.

I have had mine for years now and no coils or plugs have been destroyed. In a stock car, this might help but it's more noticeable in a modified car as in most instances we are running almost double the boost pressure now.

stock psi around 6.5psi, most modified SLK's around 11-13psi now

- ASP pulley kit
- 87mm supercharger pulley
- Ported Eaton M62 supercharger
- Ported supercharger inlet manifold
- MAF screen & throttle body screen delete
- Automatic intercooler spray kit
- Single 2.5" Magnaflow Hi-flow cat
- Magnaflow rear muffler + Lukey Ultraflo resonator
- Shift-I progressive shift light
- Custom ECU tune
- Air box delete (custom) with BMC airfilter
- 10c degree STAR thermo fan mod
- FireStorm igntion coil booster
- 5 Bar fuel pressure regulator
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I have received the booster finally. Will test it tomorrow. I just wonder will it work properly with 3 prong sparks just for checking it, for temporary untill I get the iridiums ones with 1.1 mm?
Thank you very much again for your advises and help. Hope this upgrade will give me one mor half a second)))
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3 prong plugs will be fine. the advantage of 3 prongs is they last longer compared to a single prong copper plug. the disadvantage is they are not adjustable.

iridiums are very good but cost $. they will last a long time

- ASP pulley kit
- 87mm supercharger pulley
- Ported Eaton M62 supercharger
- Ported supercharger inlet manifold
- MAF screen & throttle body screen delete
- Automatic intercooler spray kit
- Single 2.5" Magnaflow Hi-flow cat
- Magnaflow rear muffler + Lukey Ultraflo resonator
- Shift-I progressive shift light
- Custom ECU tune
- Air box delete (custom) with BMC airfilter
- 10c degree STAR thermo fan mod
- FireStorm igntion coil booster
- 5 Bar fuel pressure regulator
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I find 3 prongs resist fouling a lot better than conventional plugs- if you're running rich in heavy traffic.
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