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Old 11-17-2010, 08:04 PM   #1
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Possible Longtube CEL Cure

Has anyone tried these in the bung hole ? it may cure the CEL blues .
The one on the page that is 90 degrees I have , and it cured the problem on another car

http://www.modernperformance.com/vib...er-p-2145.html
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Old 11-17-2010, 08:10 PM   #2
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I read something about em just last week, I will go search for the thread, I remember they are the Stainless 2" size. Somewhere on eBay you can buy em way cheaper than 43.98 for 2 plus shipping.
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Old 11-17-2010, 08:17 PM   #3
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Hicompression's post #26 http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showth...87#post2538287

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Old 11-17-2010, 10:24 PM   #4
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I thought someone said not to use these the other day. The more tricks you play on your ecm the more chances you have for those few seconds of leaness that can pow your engine. Carma is a bit** so dont play to many tricks on your ecm!!
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Old 11-17-2010, 11:38 PM   #5
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I thought someone said not to use these the other day. The more tricks you play on your ecm the more chances you have for those few seconds of leaness that can pow your engine. Carma is a bit** so dont play to many tricks on your ecm!!

This seems safer than just turning 'em off with a tune.
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Old 11-17-2010, 11:56 PM   #6
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This seems safer than just turning 'em off with a tune.
You do more then just turn them off with a tune. You also adjust the fuel map so it doesnt run lean.
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Old 11-18-2010, 12:13 AM   #7
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I have these to go with my car and there are a few guys on here that have installed them. I think the guy that hasn't popped a CEL is CamaroCowboy. But I plan on using them as well.
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I thought someone said not to use these the other day. The more tricks you play on your ecm the more chances you have for those few seconds of leaness that can pow your engine. Carma is a bit** so dont play to many tricks on your ecm!!
Sorry...have to raise the flag.

3,000 trouble free miles with the extenders. Plenty of hard pulls. These will not cause your car to run lean. The rear sensors do not control air/fuel! They are merely there for emissions purposes to check to make sure the cats are working! The front O2 sensors control air/fuel. You are not messing with them.
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Sorry...have to raise the flag.

These will not cause your car to run lean. The rear sensors do not control air/fuel! They are merely there for emissions purposes to check to make sure the cats are working! The front O2 sensors control air/fuel. You are not messing with them.
This! Thanks for setting it straight.

btw SOLO sells the extenders used on their hiflow catted mid-pipes. I know first hand that they work.
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Old 11-18-2010, 11:41 AM   #10
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You do more then just turn them off with a tune. You also adjust the fuel map so it doesnt run lean.
For the rear O2s, I thought you just shut them down.
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For the rear O2s, I thought you just shut them down.
these extenders must be for people that are unwilling to get a tune.
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I don't think it's unwilling I think it's more can't afford, or aren't finished modding yet and want to get one big tune.
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these extenders must be for people that are unwilling to get a tune.
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Got ya I did not realize they were for the rear. My were shut off in tune as well. So looks like this would be a good thing for rear 02's for people without a tune. But to get max power a custom tune is well worth all of the money!
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Got ya I did not realize they were for the rear. My were shut off in tune as well. So looks like this would be a good thing for rear 02's for people without a tune. But to get max power a custom tune is well worth all of the money!
These can work , I will try them first before a tune , basicly with headers it has to be proven that they caused damage...if the trace of a tune is found it could be curtains. :(
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I meant for the rear O2 codes... not for the HP.
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This! Thanks for setting it straight.

btw SOLO sells the extenders used on their hiflow catted mid-pipes. I know first hand that they work.
I'll second that! They work great!
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I'll second that! They work great!
I am going to look into that... heard good things !
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Old 11-22-2010, 09:37 AM   #19
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Sorry...have to raise the flag.

3,000 trouble free miles with the extenders. Plenty of hard pulls. These will not cause your car to run lean. The rear sensors do not control air/fuel! They are merely there for emissions purposes to check to make sure the cats are working! The front O2 sensors control air/fuel. You are not messing with them.
+1 on this...I have about 4,000 miles since installing LT's with the double spark plug non-foulers and have not had any issues. That includes 2,000 mile round trip to C5Fest in Georgia, a few runs down the track, and lots of cruizing around town.
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In october, before I got my tune, I put non foulers on when I installed my exhaust. About 40 miles later.....hello cel! Then I got a tune.
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