[V8] 90 V8Q -MA failed emissions test
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?
> 90 V8Q
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