Installed g2 gillis valve and....

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Installed g2 gillis valve and....

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Took it for is first spin, all stock setup with a cone filter, nothing else..

Got into the pedal a bit to much for the initial test, accidentally hit 20 psi...

Came home, checked everything out-whew, its ok. No noise from the turbo or valvetrain, however it was missing, not horribly, but still missing.

Then I noticed my idle screw on the throttle body was pretty much all the way unscrewed.

Decided to set base idle per Stinger performance instructions on their webpage.

Did this, now the car idles normal when warm, but is a real bear to keep running cold.

Once I get going and its warm, it idles around 1k, then suddenly drops to almost 500 like its going to die on me.

Any ideas folks?
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You have to adjust the tps
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thebronze wrote:You have to adjust the tps
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mmmmk now that my daily driver volvo 240 motor replacement is done...whats is truly the best way to probe the TPS?
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Either make an adapter harness or just back probe the connector.
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Use a couple of dress pins (with a hat on one end) to puncture through the wiring and touch your DVOM probes to them with key On.

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Ed Lijewski wrote:Use a couple of dress pins (with a hat on one end) to puncture through the wiring and touch your DVOM probes to them with key On.

YMMV ;-)

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Done and Done. Back to purring like a 3 legged cat trying to take a dump on a frozen pond!
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I'm very glad you figured it out, but I have to confess: I'm having trouble with the three-legged cat thing.

Cats typically purr when they're happy, as in curled up by the fireplace, being stroked by the adoring master (servant), eating Sheba out of crystal stemware, the usual.

They never seem very happy with the whole crapping thing, going through a lot of nervous preparation and ritual, scratching, turning around, and then when it finally gets real, doing their very best to affect a totally distracted, nonchalant expression, as in "no pooping going on here... no, sir."

Can't imagine a cat even venturing out onto a frozen pond, let alone seeking it out as a place to crap and being happy about it.

Now give that cat three legs, which is probably a lot harder for them to deal with than it is for dogs, who after all don't really give much of a damn about anything, and the likelyhood of purring seems to dwindle right down past zero and into the negative region.

It might be a trifle easier for the poor critter if it had lost a front leg, versus one of the back legs, as it would still be possible to assume a fairly workable tripod. I would think that being bereft of a hind leg would tend to take the whole exercise beyond the realm of possibility.

I think I need some help with this one?

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