[V8] 90 V8Q -MA failed emissions test

Mike LaRosa mrmotoguzzi00 at yahoo.com
Fri Mar 10 11:09:51 EST 2006

as you said richard then make sure you take it for a
20 minute high rpm run get it REAL warm.  Then go
straight in for the test ;)

this may do it if your only a few points over..

basicly you want the cats good and hot before you
bring it in..

ex v8 owner

--- RICHARD ROMERO <richromero1 at msn.com> wrote:

> Hello all,
> Do you guys in MA or elsewhere have problems passing
> the state emissions 
> test?  I came 5-10 points over the limit for
> hydrocarbons.  I found I have a 
> small leak in the resonator (muffler)- the one
> forward the rear muffler).  I 
> t seems the test here in MA has had major problems-
> "failing cars".
> I passed with flying colors 2 yrs ago.  I recently
> changed the TB, OX 
> sensor, plugs, oil, air cleaner- but I don't know if
> this affects 
> hydrocarbons.  I heard the money is in the exhaust
> system- eg. the cat, 
> leaks.  Someone told me to run the gas tank to a
> gallon or 2 and put in 
> several bottles of dry gas and premium fuel-to help
> the engine run 
> "cleaner".  Any help out there?
> Rich
> 90 V8Q
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