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is it true???

Discussion in 'VT - VX Holden Commodore (1997 - 2002)' started by craig_stato, Aug 1, 2006.

  1. craig_stato

    craig_stato HCC member

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    i have just come across an ebay listing, claiming to give more hp, by putting a resistor in the air temp sensor, to tell it that the air is colder, therefor giving the car more fuel etc.
    i have a mate who did this but does it really work?
    also, how do you reset the ecu, as he is claiming you have to do this to reach the full potential.
     
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    Some say it works, some say it doesn't. I don't know. You reset the ecu by disconnecting the negative battery terminal for about a minute.
     
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    It's a waste of money. Try the search function - this has been discussed several times.
    There is no point making your car think it's getting cold air if it isn't.
     
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    Jesterarts Your freedom ends where mine begins

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    Not worth it i recon...
    its like a cheapo, half arse attempt to get more power...
    When it comes to gettin more kw outta ur car..
    Do it right...
     
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    Your car has oxygen sensors for a reason.

    If your car runs too lean it can be severely damaged, so if you're taking in hotter air and still running a lean mix, you expect some problems further down the track.

    Want more power cheaply? By $30 worth of PVC pipe and create your own CAI.

    Don't waste money on a resistor. You can buy it at dick smith for $1.50 if you want
     
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    i already mad my own CAI, i did it yesterday.
    im not going to do it, i just wanted to know weather it really works.
     

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