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Old 11-20-2002, 05:03 AM
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So I tried the MAF Screen removal just to test for kicks. I have the stock airbox w/K&N and no silencer. Removed the screen, idled like crap for the first 15 minutes. But since then it has been absolutely fine! No problems at all. Just wanted to share my "freak" story as apparently it shouldn't be doing this well w/ stock air box and "accordian" tube.


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So I tried the MAF Screen removal just to test for kicks. I have the stock airbox w/K&N and no silencer. Removed the screen, idled like crap for the first 15 minutes. But since then it has been absolutely fine! No problems at all. Just wanted to share my "freak" story as apparently it shouldn't be doing this well w/ stock air box and "accordian" tube.


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Your PCM 'learned' the new MAF readings. Unfortunately, with the less laminar or more turbulent air, it'* reading LESS air density and leaning out your mixture. If you gained any power, it wasn't as much as it could be. With a 'straight through' intake like the ADTR, smooth walled, the air is laminar without the screen. You'll read accurately, and it won't lean out on you.

To clarify: You may have gained, but you didn't gain all you could. These damn PCM'* are sneaky. I think they're female.
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To clarify: You may have gained, but you didn't gain all you could. These damn PCM'* are sneaky. I think they're female.
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I aim to please....and make a few laughs. Just hope for my sake Amy, Tam, and Kimmers don't see this!
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Originally Posted by jr's3800
You mean irratable, cranky and do what they want when they want.. lol No offense to any of the ladies here...
Yea...I know what you mean...those PCMs only do something when there'* something in it for them, like only turning over when there'* the promise of getting dipped, and then sometimes they won't even start up unless you are cranking the hell out of it and pushing and encouraging it all along..
hey..kinda sounds like a guy...no offense to any of you guys here
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LOL, dang man you guys got BURNED!!!
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My whole damn car acts like a woman...kinda like Tam!
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My whole damn car acts like a woman...kinda like Tam!
Well...if your car is acting like me, then you should feel special...very special, indeed! haha
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You mean irratable, cranky and do what they want when they want.. lol No offense to any of the ladies here...
Yea...I know what you mean...those PCMs only do something when there'* something in it for them, like only turning over when there'* the promise of getting dipped, and then sometimes they won't even start up unless you are cranking the hell out of it and pushing and encouraging it all along..
hey..kinda sounds like a guy...no offense to any of you guys here
Hmmmm, sounds a lot like me... Couldn't have said it better myself.. Love you too Tam...lol :P
Look but don't touch.. hee hee
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