Rocky Mullin caliban at sharon.net
Tue Nov 6 15:00:07 PST 2007

On Nov 6, 2007, at 2:00 PM, thejimrose wrote:

> [simplifying] The ecu calculates how much fuel to inject based on  
> this signal from the air meter. if your diverter is expelling  
> metered air out to atmosphere, then the ecu thinks there is more air  
> entering the engine than actual, so it overfuels. aka you're running  
> rich. no bueno. will the motor blow up? probably not. is it ideal?  
> nope. so why run it that way when a 710n is 30$ from the dealer?

indeed, they run a little rich this way!  some folks don't mind, because
they want that trick sound.  some folks put neon under their cars.   
no accounting for taste ;)

so, what's a 710n?

> oh and sorry, i should have qualified.. "any good manufacturer, that  
> will try not to sell you the wrong part". because "works" and  
> "right" are not the same.

talk to GFB about that one.  it does what they say, really.  and it's
pretty well documented - did you check out their site?


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