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Old 10-26-2006, 11:53 PM   #1
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Does it ever seem like some days your car just has an off day? Where it doesnt want to run very well, seems to not be very strong, and just generally feels like not the same car? Mine does it every so often and I was curious if anyone else ever noticed it.

The only thing I can remotely attribute it too is the weather, we have crazy weather changes around here where the weather can vary as much as 20-30 degrees or more from day to day.
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Does it ever seem like some days your car just has an off day? Where it doesnt want to run very well, seems to not be very strong, and just generally feels like not the same car? Mine does it every so often and I was curious if anyone else ever noticed it.

The only thing I can remotely attribute it too is the weather, we have crazy weather changes around here where the weather can vary as much as 20-30 degrees or more from day to day.
yes but it happensa ecery once a week or so
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yea prolly once or twice a week
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Yes, today. Shifting funny, sounded strained, lotsa pinging. Oil consumption is going up too. 2 days ago, I couldnt hold it back, today I couldnt make her go, tomorrow will be different
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Yea mine would feel kinda weak (relatively), then sometimes it feels like it wants to break free in 2nd gear. I attribute temperature, air conditions, fuel, and the computer! The camry I'm driving while my car is in the body shop feels so sterile and boring! I'd much rather have a moody bonneville.
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yeah it was rainy all day here, so that may have had something to do with it.

My intake setup isnt the greatest right now either, im waiting for some parts from Intense, but they seem to be having trouble getting them.

Right now im running a AEM dryflow cone filter attached to the inline MAF sensor housing with the IAT sensor basically just floating around

I do notice a difference on the butt dyno though, plus its now officially loud as hell....which is good...when im going WOT i wanna hear about it.
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Contrary to what the man wants you to believe, all machines are alive. And, they have moods, good and bad days, etc. That'* why cussing at them while you fix them works. Get 'em a little scared of you, and they act right.

Kinda like kids....
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Used to be common, but hasn't happened in a while *knocks on wood*
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Every day has been a bad day for my car lately...
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The Honda knocks a bit sometimes, but that'* because I'm playing with the ignition timing (distributor) in search of a balance between power and spark knock...
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