Bigstuff3 is a southeast michigan based company focused on the design, manufacture and marketing of stateoftheart electronic engine and powertrain controllers. These systems are not popular on this forum but many of the best drag race cars in the country run big stuff 3. We really helped marco abruzzi with his bolt together converter. Two of the three brothers are degreed engineers with a combined twentyone 21 years of experience in electronic fuel and spark controllers. John, leo and joe meaney founded bigstuff3 and its parent company, meaney. Discussion in 4th gen camaro lt1 19931997 camaro started by. His big stuff gen 4 procharged mustang is running great.
Yeah big stuff3 by john meaney one of the original creators of the old accel dfi, now he drives his 0 hp twin turbo mid 90s corvette to work every day. This question is mainly about the accel gen 7 but have questions about the others as well. Im going to be using a big stuff 3 to control mine, john meaney is working on incorporating the software into his efi system so i. I first went there and asked if he could get all of this stuff under the hood and still make it functional, meaney said. Efi didnt like big cams, refused to rev beyond the factory airfuel maps, and didnt. Big stuff 3original efi innovator john meaney s latest controllers are his most advanced, but everything is still packaged in one box and the base. My buddy john meaney provided his big stuff 3 engine management system for flawless performance, drivability, and reliability. Then in the mid80s, computerwhiz john meaney created a standalone engine management system that controlled fuel. Check out the nice article drag racing edge did on al ackermans comp eliminator win at the dodge nhra nationals. Bigstuff bs3 pro sefi systems for ls1 mod motor and other applications.
Accel, fast, and big stuff were developed originally by joe meaney. Higherend efi systems like holleys dominator, john meaney s big stuff 3, or motec can drive up to 16 low impedance injectors, which might be the best way to go here. The big stuff 3 is one of the newest and most advanced ecus on the market. Im to the point that i know its probably time to ditch the stock ecm and had a friend suggest the big stuff 3 as hes heard a lot of turbo guys are using it. Working with oklahomabased self racing and john meaney of big stuff fuel injection, cunningham says the injected and turbocharged version should make. Johns influence in this industry is easily recognized by the. Then in the mid80s, computerwhiz john meaney created a standalone. Efi modules nothing to be scared about engine builder magazine.
It seems like oracles may be a bad thing but we dont know why. John john, youll still need the tci unit to run the shrifter. For more information on how you can go faster contact bigstuff3 for information on our new gen4 systems. Gulf coast motorsports may 2016 by jimbo perkins issuu. Three times shortlisted for the bsfa award the first important new sf writer of the 21st century. Craig sullivan, a sportsman racer with a professional attitude. Developed by john bigstuff meaney, the bigstuff3 gen3 pro sefi systems provide. John meaney has often been referred to as the grandfather of the aftermarket fuel injection.
Dodge nhra nationals comp champion al ackerman one of. While its not without its flaws, its a good read for people who like big, fastpaced space opera. All the ecms are basically the same and are software configurable for the type of ignition. John and troy have been friends for years, and together they efid his buick and rambler. Trepanier replied to his buddy, next time, if you want to make it a. An msd throttle body sits squarely on the edelbrock intake manifold, and a john meaney big stuff 3 sequential efi colludes with msd coil packs. Engine management for dohcaccel, haltech, electromotive. John, youll still need the tci unit to run the shrifter. Weve just touched the wave tops of some of the technical issues you will face building this engine and installing all. The program will then self install, creating the correct file hierarchy, which is c. The best example of this is bigstuffs gen1 and gen3 powertrain controllers. At the open house both engines on dynos were running on bs3. John meaney,is the creator of big stuff,and i believe he and his brother had their hands in the fast set up also. Exposure softwares latest exposure x5 app is a surprisingly fast.
Meaney has extensive experience with hardware, data management, software integration, and middleware products, as well as outsourcing and professional services. Dennis moore fonse performance john meaney big stuff 3 inc. I have used big stuff, accel, and fast and have been happy with the results an all. Fuel injection technical library aftermarket efi computers. Bigstuff3 is a southeast michigan based company focused on the design, manufacture and marketing of stateoftheart electronic engine. John is a good guy,you can actually call big stuff and hell talk to. Bigstuff3 aftermarket electronic fuel injection systems efi supply. Using the most powerful processors in the industry, big stuff 3 efi controllers. Dfi was designed by john meaney in the 80s, felprospeedprofast in the 90s, big stuff 3 3rd time around. But it lets you custom design your own program or install a tune from one of your.
Though i had to put edge aside a few times to read other stuff for school, i was always eager. Im wondering if it will accept the coils on the 9697 engine as well as one of the 2 cranks triggers gm has on the motor. John meaney, who started big stuff 3, was actually a big component of creating much of the aftermarket standalone efi scene we see today. Early on, drag racers embraced john meaneys big stuff engine. Stuart mayim did some investigation and began by getting autokraft to build him a pro touring 1969 chevy camaro that would rival the likes of the exotic cars he sees every day. Developed by john bigstuff meaney, the bigstuff3 gen3 pro sefi systems provide cutting edge technology to racers and street rodders thanks to the integration of many powertrain control functions transmission control, cop ignition control, external parameter datalogging, etc into a single ecu while functionally comparable systems require multiple units. Im going to be using a big stuff 3 to control mine, john meaney is working on incorporating the software into his efi system so i dont need the tci box. Corporate buyouts aside, dfi helped efi reach its true performance potential and precipitated a new market of powerful standalone controllers for racers and hot rodders to choose from. The electromotive wants their trigger wheel and possibly the. Thanks to mom and dad conley, wife andrea, mike moran, george cesa, tim sieger of ultimate design, racepak data systems, morosos bruce blair, and john meaney of big stuff 3. Bryan laflam qualified number 1 in the fastest top sportsman field in history. We put the system on a car here that made 1172rwhp with the stock computer, and decided to get crazy and put a auto, solid axle, ams boost controller, and big stuff 3 with ls1 coils. Bigstuff3 check out the nice article drag racing edge. Ive been tuning for a while but i cannot get this car to start as quick as id like.
Gulf coast motorsports magazine is a fun to read cartruck and motorcycle magazine, filled with cars, hot rods, motorcycles, pinups, car shows, bike shows, special events, classifieds, cars. When the link opens select run twice, next four times and install once. Integrated dual 2step for coilonplug cop ignitions. Efi source offers plugnplay systems for gm ls engines, gen iii mopar. British science fiction writer john meaney, author of to hold infinity, and the nulapeiron sequence. Paradox, context, and resolution trilogy from bantam uk, and bone song and dark blood and the ragnarok trilogy, from gollancz.
Efi controllers dominate highend drag racing moore good ink. Bigstuff3 founder, john meaney reports that the current bigstuff3 ecu communicates at 9,600 bits per second. Add, create or customize dashboards to work for specific calibration steps, or just to look better. View john meaneys profile on linkedin, the worlds largest professional community. Contemplating going to a big stuff 3 discussion in efi tuning questions and engine management started by 98saleen, dec 30, 2008. The accel has sequential injection and wideband o2. In 1983 john meaney, originating from the south side of chicago and now in. Bigcomm pro is the new bs3 software application to enable high fidelity tuning of. John meaney has often been referred to as the grandfather of the aftermarket fuel injection industry.
One thing about the big stuff if you have any issues and need to talk to the real boss, he is joe meany and he earned the name not just one opinion. Meaney began marketing dfi through accel in 1991, later developed a new standalone system for f. Car is a 64 chevelle with a twin turbo ls2 and bs3 efi. For bigstuff3 s latest software, go to the link below. Hey everybody i just wanted to give you guys the heads up on big stuff having problems with big stuff 3 to work with cop. The car runs big stuff 3 efi, precision turbos, and wilson billet manifold, 105mm vband throttle body and dfuel rails.
We cant wait to see this car in the winners circle where it belongs. Bigcomm pro version 3 approximately 30 mb download megalogviewer bigstuff version 4. Bosch years at bosch, a germany company based in stuttgart, luck intervened on john meaney. John meaney at big stuff 3, renegade racing fuels, and abruzzi transmission and converters are a few of our other great partners. The gen 3 ecupcm has more options and features vs cost than any other box available.
John, leo and joe meaney founded bigstuff3 and its parent company, meaney brothers, incorporated, in 2003. Works with all bigstuff3 firmwares 076 and up, no updates to your box are needed. Your point of sale software is the powerplant that helps you run your business efficiently, accurately, and as profitably as possible. Up for sale in this thread is a big stuff 3 engine efi computer with harness. John meaney s big stuff 3 controls the tune that is automatically altered to match whatever blend of corn juice is mixed with petrol. Add create or customize tune and dyno views just for your specific calibration needs. John meaney clinical informatics advisor imits future.823 716 426 577 1243 1329 60 125 438 764 1228 217 1426 205 1186 1127 159 1026 282 825 577 354 361 352 47 713 867 767 653 778 132 914