No, Mr. Lemmywinks, No!!!
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Harriman, TN
We also have thin rings; thin rings like to be 'biased' by the vacuum, so they always move to a flat surface; the lack of vacuum can cause rings to flutter at higher RPM's, making them shatter like glass, worst case.
EGR is useful for interstate driving; if you don't do that, you don't need it. You take a big hit in MPG removing it.
PCV is part of the design; I'd want 1.5mm rings at least before thinking of removing it. And I still can't think of a good reason to.
Red '96 Cougar XR-7 240k mi. '02 4R70W, PST DS : '03 PI engine, 04 maf, 24lb injectors, 2.5" exhaust, '02 4r70w + Jmod, DirtyD0g TC + cooler + 3/8" lines, 255 walbro fp. Alpine system.
Black '96 Cougar XR-7 (Lazarus) 210k mi PI Intake, '02 4R70W, Jmod, PST DS, GrogTune, Konis, Mark LCA+Poly, racecougar Custom Engine Chain, and JL and racecougar Bracing.
Black '97 Tbird Limited Edition, '02 4R70W, 255 walbro, PST DS, PBR Brakes&SS lines, Toicko Blues & Springs, GrogTune.
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