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For all you catless people

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This was posted on a local forum im apart of, seems like a good, cheap idea. Hell if it dont work its only 5 bucks.

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post #2 of 21 (permalink) Old 12-16-2007, 07:29 PM
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I think that's a much better idea than wiring in a resistor or spending big bucks on a mil eliminator. I hope that the threads are the same for ours but I don't see why they wouldn't be. If I had my drill I would do that tomorrow but I'll have to wait until I come home after X-Mas. I'm sick and tired of seeing that CEL.

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yes i heard of alot of ppl doing this a have had very good resutls. better than spending the 60 buck on th mil eliminators through dallas mustang or summit. theres only 2 different thread sizes for o2 sensers 14mm and 18mm for older cars newer ones are coming out with 12mm and the 14 18's again. but yes it does work.

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would this help my gas hog problems? i have no CEL but it seems like this v6 is suckin juice like a v8. also my odometer doesnt work so i cant tell really. there was a CEL before i put the chip in. the guy i bought the chip from (JMS Performance in Lucedale, MS) said it would eliminate all CELs. the light isn't on, like i said but it seems to use a lot of gas. i have no cats, and i just bought new (Bosch) o2s when i had my exhaust done (about 6-8 months ago).


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No, the rear 02's have nothing to do with fuel consumption or economy.

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No, the rear 02's have nothing to do with fuel consumption or economy.
When my car throws the 0430 code, it starts to run terribly prior to the cel turning on, and my gas mileage is horrible. Is the computer getting signals from the rear 02's that tell it the cats are bad? The car seems to run terribly when that light is on, then it runs fine after I reset the cel with a codereader.

My cats make no rattle, but they smell like rotten eggs.
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When my car throws the 0430 code, it starts to run terribly prior to the cel turning on, and my gas mileage is horrible. Is the computer getting signals from the rear 02's that tell it the cats are bad? The car seems to run terribly when that light is on, then it runs fine after I reset the cel with a codereader.

My cats make no rattle, but they smell like rotten eggs.
Yes, that code means the computer has detected the cat on the driver's side isn't working right. More often than not when the cat fails, it breaks apart and clogs the exhaust. This makes the car run bad. The fact that the code itself is triggered bears no weight on how the computer runs the car.

The rotten egg smell can be either the cat, the air/fuel mixture, or the gas (ethanol can contribute to that smell).

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why not pull the rear O2s out, hang em outside the exhaust, then plug the hole?
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Because then the sensor will be seeing way too much oxygen and will be pegged out lean, setting a code.

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uh, aren't the optimum exhaust emissions the equivalent of water? you got hydrogen, oxygen, and NOx.
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also, you could buy one set of plug non-foulers and plug the hole with JB Weld.
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exhaust has very little oxygen in it. you'd want to seal up the sensor to keep it from being exposed to air.




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so, put a non-fouler between the sensor and the exhaust and fill the hole in the non-fouler with JB Weld.
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so, put a non-fouler between the sensor and the exhaust and fill the hole in the non-fouler with JB Weld.
Very little not no oxygen.

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Now that is an excellent idea. One that I am going to have to look into. That is a nice option.

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Awesome idea, but I don't think there's enough room for it where the stock bungs are.


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so, put a non-fouler between the sensor and the exhaust and fill the hole in the non-fouler with JB Weld.

No, then your just completely blcoking it off. He was saying if you dont want to run o2's at all, that would be a way to plug up your hole.

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will this stop the cel from coming on even if the cat are bad

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Yes. A bad cat is a missing cat as far as the computer is concerned.

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im going to try this mod soon
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Has anyone tried this on a bird yet?
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