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Old 01-03-2020, 06:33 PM   #29
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Now that, I don't know. I don't see why not as the vehicle is still road worthy and subject to emission checks if required in your area.
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Old 01-20-2020, 08:45 PM   #30
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How common is it to burn a cat?

Figured I would update y'all. After looking around in a well lit garage, I found a tiny puddle near the driver side front most direct injector. Pulled intake manifold and fuel rail, and the 3rd o ring on the injector was in the fuel rail. Cleaned and reseated all 3 orings on both injectors on that side, put everything back together and it doesn't smell like raw gas now.

If you have a Toyota dealer do your recall beware that they might be idiots like mine and mess this up, because the smell happened right after I got the recall done like 6 months ago or whenever it came out


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Old 01-21-2020, 08:49 AM   #31
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If your staying NA for a daily driver, decatting the OEM header makes more sense than spending money for a sound or no real gains, after a tune my 86 made 198hp atw with a fully decatted OEM exhaust.

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My opinion does vary (dang, this guy is good!). I think the UEL sound is worth every penny. By now, I'd think most people who buy this car aren't looking for rocket hp, it's because they can't fit in a Miata/S2000 (my problem).
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Figured I would update y'all. After looking around in a well lit garage, I found a tiny puddle near the driver side front most direct injector. Pulled intake manifold and fuel rail, and the 3rd o ring on the injector was in the fuel rail. Cleaned and reseated all 3 orings on both injectors on that side, put everything back together and it doesn't smell like raw gas now.

If you have a Toyota dealer do your recall beware that they might be idiots like mine and mess this up, because the smell happened right after I got the recall done like 6 months ago or whenever it came out


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Wow. Good catch.
That could have been a huge issue for the dealer...sounds dangerous...
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Wow. Good catch.

That could have been a huge issue for the dealer...sounds dangerous...


It's not that bad lol, I drove like that forever. But yeah that's why I don't bring crap to dealers. Honestly brought it there because I thought they'd royally mess up and I'd get a new motor


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It's not that bad lol, I drove like that forever. But yeah that's why I don't bring crap to dealers. Honestly brought it there because I thought they'd royally mess up and I'd get a new motor


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My point was that mistake was a huge liability for them...
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My point was that mistake was a huge liability for them...


Yeah I get it, that's what you get from shitty mechanics


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Well, I think you should go to the car service and ask them to make a full diagnostics of your engine, don't try to solve it by yourself, especially if you don't have the proper experience.
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