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Hi Guys, i'm in the process of deciding which Wideband sensor and Lambda controller to buy and read a previous post in the G4 forum saying the Spartan 2 controller was a good budget option. At under $200AUD delivered it sounds like the way to go.

Does anyone know if it will connect fine into the E36 PNP ECU for the M50TU motor? I figured if it connects into the G4, it should connect into the G4 plus. But wanted to confirm this before I bite the bullet and purchase the ECU and wideband for my turbo build.

Sensor and controller: https://www.14point7.com/products/spartan-lambda-controller-2

Thanks in advance. 

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Yes, the Spartan works well and are also reliable in my experience.  Shipping can be slow.  I have used at least 5 of them recently in some of the budget conscious installs I have done.  They have a dedicated analog ground so thats good for minimising ground offsets and the start-up calibration routine they do is helpful for checking the calibration.

You can connect to any spare analog input, the expansion harness is the easiest option to use.

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Perfect thanks Adam. I can pick it up from an Aussie distributor for the same price if not a little cheaper,  so should receive it quick enough. 

Is the expansion harness part of the ecu or is it a seperate adapter harness i need to buy? If so, can you link me to it?

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The Expansion loom is an optional extra.  http://dealers.linkecu.com/XSL_2

It plugs into a small socket on the PCB.  On the BMW plug-in the expansion loom will give you 2 extra temperature inputs, 2 extra analog inputs, 2 extra digital inputs, a 5V supply and a sensor ground.  The Spartan would connect to one of the volt inputs and the sensor ground.

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5 minutes ago, Adamw said:

The Expansion loom is an optional extra.  http://dealers.linkecu.com/XSL_2

It plugs into a small socket on the PCB.  On the BMW plug-in the expansion loom will give you 2 extra temperature inputs, 2 extra analog inputs, 2 extra digital inputs, a 5V supply and a sensor ground.  The Spartan would connect to one of the volt inputs and the sensor ground.

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Good stuff, thanks Adam. I'll let you know if i have any major issues

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