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Old 05-14-2011, 08:44 AM   #11
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That must be why my catalyst was NR. Either way, I'm not complaining.

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The rear o2 is what sets and adjust for the catalyst , this is an issue with most peoples tunes that have the rear o2 turned off

SCT cannot turn off the "ready" settings when things are turned off for some reason , you would think there would be a way to turn it off to the point that the PC doesnt even look for it to be on when the tune has it turned off , Cant have it all lol

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Old 05-14-2011, 01:21 PM   #12
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Oh, right. I always forget about that post 2003 part. I have the F2 header, as well.
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Old 05-27-2011, 09:19 PM   #13
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I will eventually be getting a tune since i'll be running the SVT header, 2.5" orp, 2.5" flex and new exhaust. Just gotta get everything except the header. Have that already. Was glad to see Harris county just plugs into your OBD port when i passed mine in april.
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Old 05-28-2011, 07:27 PM   #14
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i'm running a F2 header, and FSWerks did the tune. i'm currently running an 87 octane tune with only the secondary o2 sensor being turned off.
nice! hmm thi makes me wonder i could have a header,and have the o2 cheaters if i passed visual would they still fail?
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Old 05-29-2011, 12:08 AM   #15
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you're in Cali, and i hear that place sucks for emissions. you'd probably have to reinstall the stock manicat every time.
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I've been passing for years with no cat. Just recently I passed again with even more mods, complete EGR delete and such. I think that the computer saying it's ready is what passes it. If it did turn the ready off then it would fail the car. So SCT kinda did us a favor no?
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Old 05-29-2011, 12:40 AM   #17
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i guess so. i think you can pass with two NR codes. on my 2005, it's only 1 NR.
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Has long as they can plug something in and my car tells them "yeah I'm emissions compliant" then I'm happy. It's when they start shoving a sniffer up the tail, then I'll get worried. Or if the inspectors ever really know what a focus is supposed to look like under the hood.
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