small-list-digest Friday, June 19 1998 Volume 02 : Number 171



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Re: FTE Small - '91 Explorer
FTE Small - Re Dual Exhaust

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Date: Thu, 18 Jun 1998 17:00:27 -0500
From: "Parker Brooks"
Subject: Re: FTE Small - '91 Explorer

try disconnecting the battery overnight and see if it will "relearn" it's
air path travel...


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From: Kenneth C. St.John
To: small-listford-trucks.com
Date: Wednesday, June 17, 1998 12:43 AM
Subject: FTE Small - '91 Explorer


>I have a '91 Explorer that ran fine until I replaced the mass air flow duct
>with a straight bored-out duct. Now my engine doesn't idle at a constant
>rpm anymore (between 450 & 750 rpms). If I put the factory duct back in
>everything is back to normal. I paid $200 for this and it was supposed to
>provide more air to the engine thus prompting the computer to increase more
>fuel and the result is more power. I went and had the engine diagnosed
(all
>but the computer itself) with the factory air duct and everything checks
out
>good. I bought this from Perfomance Products and so far have been
>disappointed as I haven't noticed any gain in power but rather the engine
>would rather stall when it's cold (it seems like it's running too lean).
>Anyway, I can get a refund but I'd like to solve this mystery and use the
>component. Any help on this would be really appreciated.
>Thanks
>Ken
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Date: Fri, 19 Jun 1998 00:02:39 -0400 (EDT)
From: Andrew
Subject: FTE Small - Re Dual Exhaust

I have only one thing to say.
When you get done, come on over to my house to do mine. I would
love a 5L. Please keep us up to date on your project. Is 3" a bit much?
And are you going to use one of the swap kits I keep hearing about?

After the post, I got a private e-mail telling me how good headers
were on a 2.9. It is subjective, still I would have to experience it before
spending that kind of money and effort for headers.

Andrew

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>Date: Thu, 18 Jun 1998 02:09:09 -0400
>From: daner
>Subject: Re: FTE Small - Re: - Dual exausts on a 2.9 Ranger
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>Andrew, do you have an suggestions for a guy that is dropping in a 5.0L
>into my '89 RANGER?
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>Did any 5.0L Mustangs come with a Y-PIPE? I think of going Y-PIPE and then
>a 3" or 3.5" exhaust dumping out the passenger side at the box.
>



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