My car is running pig rich. I just had the plugs changed over the weekend, and they're black already. I failed inspection again, and I'm pretty sure it's due to running rich. Hydrocarbons are a little over 9 times the allowable limit. Is it the BOV?
94 Dodge Stealth R/T TT - 18x9 Work VS-XX w/ Nitto 555's, '99 VR4 headlights, RPS Sport clutch, RPS lightened flywheel, K&N conical filter, Greddy Type S bov, 3SX downpipe, 3SX race pipe, Seattle short shifter, RedlineGoods shifter & e-brake boots, Autometer boost gauge.
yeah thats what happened to me....i installed the rfl and it made me run as rich as they come. then i went with the hks ssq and im doing ok i think, probably still rich but oh well...are you having any stalling problems?
Try putting a couple more washers in the RFL, i had the same problem running to rich, the BOV was letting out a lil to much air, i put in 2 more washers and pulled apart the spring a lil bit and it hasnt had a problem since
I'll only have stalling problems if I put it in neutral or put the clutch in under boost, or just after running it hard. It sometimes would dip the RPMs really low under normal driving (almost like it would be about to stall than catch itself).
But I put 2 more washers in it. Now I'm running 5. Would I still be running rich just because it's an open air BOV, or does the amount of washers prevent it from running rich?
i was in the same boat, i had to use all 6 washers to keep it from stalling out, but i was still running rich, i think the reason you are running rich is because its an open atmosphere. the washers are only there to reduce spring tension.
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