|11-26-2012 02:27 AM|
|10-27-2012 12:42 PM|
So, I ordered the restrictor and kept driving the car while waiting for it to be delivered... as I drove it the car got better and better so now it feels like I would expect it to feel and I never got to install the restrictor.
Weird, the previous owner said he didn't drive it much so maybe all it needed was a bit driving.
No more hanging, no more revving up when I press the clutch...
I'm liking this car a lot more now.
|10-07-2012 06:07 PM|
|perkgana||yeah, I just found them on ebay. and I got the instructions of how to make them too. Supposedly they dont throw any CEL's or hurts the car in anyway. Might be worth trying|
|10-07-2012 05:13 PM|
Interesting...can that be used on a SVT?
|10-07-2012 02:26 PM|
I'm going to try finding more info on this (check link)
People seem to use it a lot on mustangs. They seem to be really easy to make or cheap to buy.
I bought this car as a daily driver and I promised my wife I will behave and not play with it too much cause I already have a few toys :D So tuning could be fun but then to make it worth messing with it a cold intake and exhaust before the tune would be kind of a good idea.. and then maybe nicer suspension and a rear disc brake conversion and there I go again... wifey will want to kill me and start bugging haha
|10-07-2012 02:06 PM|
Tune can get rid of it, and it IS annoying, especially if you're used to using engine braking as much as possible as a habit. The "wait" before it starts idling down after you take your foot off is a pain - by the time it starts to slow down you're ready to grab another lower gear & go through the wait again - since once you touch the gas to rev. match the waiting period starts again...
In "regular" shifting, once I got a tach. installed, I found I had to get off the gas early when shifting to avoid the "bump" in rpm after clutching...
And yeah, it's supposed to be an "emissions" feature from what I've heard.
|10-07-2012 09:32 AM|
^ that's what I was wondering too, maybe a tune can stop that.
I'm waiting on a tune till I get a header and better exhaust.
|10-07-2012 12:28 AM|
|#1fordfan||haven't done it to mine,but I have heard the computer can be programmed to not do this.|
|10-06-2012 07:14 PM|
That I'm not sure of. It would be nice to stop it. It is extremely annoying. Especially with a louder exhaust. You can really hear it hang there pulling up to stops.
I haven't had time to dig into it much other than searching on here for answers.
|10-06-2012 05:40 PM|
Thanks a lot, that makes me feel a lot more confident in my car.
Do you know if there is ways of making it not do that? I read somewhere (for mustangs) that you can make a restrictor plate or something.
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