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Old 07-23-2013, 08:05 PM
Gen1dak Gen1dak is offline
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Can't really mod the wiring to fool the computer, but it'll run without it. The only real issue is the fact that while the EGR is for emissions purposes, the computer programming is set uo with a functioning EGR in mind. Recirculating exhaust gases reduces NOx emissions by reducing combustion temperatures. Knowing that, you must consider that by eliminating the EGR, you increase those temperatures. While this will increase power, you will experience spark knock since the computer ignition curve thinks there's gonna be an EGR reducing the combustion temps. Bottom line, you will probably have to bump up your minimum octane to eliminate the knock.
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