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Old 04-13-2004, 04:54   #1 (permalink)
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Anyone have any idea what this rubbish is?

http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI....category=32624

Something to help ou TQE guys feel like you are driving a Full E?

I am pretty sure this is crap, so how does he get away with selling it?
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Re: Magic Electronic HP Upgrade on EBay

It's a resistor and it will only work for 100km or so after you install it.
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Re: Magic Electronic HP Upgrade on EBay

There is a V8 version available, so what are you waiting for.

I'm thinking of selling my siezed thermostat as a similar mod - 10 HP at da wheelz br0.
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Re: Magic Electronic HP Upgrade on EBay

Cool ... resister and seized thermostat ... gimme gimme gimme .. put em on the V10 falcon
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hehehehehehe, ill take two of em.
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Re: Magic Electronic HP Upgrade on EBay

What does the resistor do exactly?
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Something about making the car run rich and use more fuel. But my thermostat does that too
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tricks the ECU into thinking the engine is cold all the time, so it compensates by throwing in extra fuel. they can do this via ECT (coolant) or ACT (air) sensors. apparently the ECU can start ignoring that sensor if it thinks its lying, though.

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