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Old 09-30-2002, 17:07   #1 (permalink)
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Car idle

May sound like a stupid question !!! but what should my EF XR6 idle at ?
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Old 09-30-2002, 19:29   #2 (permalink)
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My EF2 XR6 idles at about 700-800 rpm.
Completly stock except for a K&N panel filter.

Slightly rougher than a stock six at idle, but it changes depending on whether I've got optimax or mobil 8000 in it. it seems to idle smoother on the 8000.

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thanks 4 your reply, mine is probably just under 700 , do you think this is a problem ?
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700 + or - 100 is the norm.
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Nah it sounds fine??? It's not causing any issues is it???
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my idle

seeing as though this has been mentioned, since i got my exhaust upgraded 2 weeks ago, my idle at a cold start has jumped to about 1100rpm, once the car has warmed up to a good temp, it drops down to 500rpm. is this bad?

why would it have happened after the exhaust upgrade?

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Re: my idle

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seeing as though this has been mentioned, since i got my exhaust upgraded 2 weeks ago, my idle at a cold start has jumped to about 1100rpm, once the car has warmed up to a good temp, it drops down to 500rpm. is this bad?

why would it have happened after the exhaust upgrade?

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