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Old 02-05-2009, 05:03 PM   #1
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ORP or new o2 sensor for SVTF?

So I have changed the rear sensor now twice (Bosch, I know the deal) and it keeops giving me the P0141 (heater circuit) code everytime I take it back and put another in. I checked the wiring, dont see any obvious breaks and fuse #18 is fine.

Should I order up a Ford o2 sensor from Steve or just go with an ORP and a cheater and be done with it? We dont have to do emissions testing where I am and I hear cars ALOT louder than a SVT with an ORP driving around all the time, so obviously the cops could care less.

Which will be better for me? Rear O2 is just to make sure the cat is working correctly right? Wont lean the engine w/o it correct?

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Go ORP all the way man!
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Old 02-05-2009, 06:07 PM   #3
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Yeah, Go ORP and get a tune to turn the rear o2 off....it's simply a cat monitor anyhow....
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Old 02-05-2009, 07:34 PM   #4
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Given your circumstances, ORP for sure. I have one, love it. They're hard to find these days right? dunno where youd get one.

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Old 02-05-2009, 07:36 PM   #5
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apart from the buzz below 2.5k rpm my wrapped orp rocks! go for one if u can get it... Even with da cheater I had codes pop up for bank1 from time to time but i blame it on the Bosch. I got one for the front @ advanced and regretted it, i've taken a quick break from my orp since then but now that i have a new motorcraft O2 from Mike i'm gonna replace the bosch with my old front and see if it stays clean of codes

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hfc, orp made my svt sound like a honda
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HFC is you are environment friendly and want a low smooth sound

Orp if you like that race sound and could care less about spitting fumes.
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does anyone has a video clip or sound of a SVT with a orp???...
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does anyone has a video clip or sound of a SVT with a orp???...
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