Dont waste your money buying a $12 resistor from ebay!!!
Buy the resistor from jaycar for about $0.10 and plug it in.
There used to be a website that showed how to do it and it had a heap of other FREE LS1 mods, not $12 ones.!!
This info was all available for FREE some time ago on the net
Basically you just unplug the plug from the original temp sensor on the air box and plug the resistor into it. (Bend the legs on the resistor and plug in to the plug), a bit of tape to hold it in place and thats it.
All the original temp sensor did is basically vary the resistance through the wire as the temp changed so by replacing the sensor with the resistor you are fixing the resistance so it doesnt vary by temprature. ie. the ECU thinks the air temp is x, all the time.
(I remember this from reading it as it was just this easy)
As for claimed ECU reprogramming, all that is is a case of resetting the ecu by pulling the relevant fuse. Do it when the engine is warm.
Turn ignition on (but do not start engine), and pull the ecu fuse. After about 10 seconds or so the dash will beep, turn ignition off, replace fuse, start engine, idle in park for 3-5 min and then idle in drive for 3-5 min so the ECU can relearn the idle.
(I have done this reset a couple of times on my VXII, its a good reset to clear the ECU)
That is it.!!!!!...Simple Eh...
what size resistor,
I would think it would be better to put the resister inline with the plug so that its still getting a varied reading but just a cooler reading not a constant reading
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dont spose you could tell me the address of one of those web sites??
yay so for 10 cents you too can make your car run like shit.