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@  KennyL : (26 February 2015 - 07:17 AM) The header is an OBX long tube, but the 2.5" taper and 3 bolt flange has been cut from the collector and a 3" V band welded in it's place. Should pound the ground when ran as just open header, not that I would do such a thing in the long run. I have to try it, though. Later, I'll have a 3" resonator and 3" mandrel bends going back to some sort of muffler, probably 3" in dual 2.25 or 2.5 out turbo muffler.
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@  KennyL : (23 February 2015 - 01:08 PM) Welp, I have given in to my urges. I only got the required parts to fix the Grand Prix and no go fast bits...this leaves budget for Stratus parts. :devious:

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How long to reset after battery disconnect? (Emissions)


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#1 vw.fe2o3

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Posted 10 April 2008 - 12:30 PM

Trying to get emission testing and the tech is getting "not ready" codes. I had the battery out replacing some wiring and was thinking this is what knocked me out. I suppose I need to drive the car a while, but how long is long enough to get the computer "ready" for emission testing?? I have no owners manual and my repair manual hasn't yielded the info.

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Posted 10 April 2008 - 12:45 PM

"Not ready" could indicate an ECU failure as well, in which case no amount of time would fix it.

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Posted 10 April 2008 - 01:43 PM

thats incorrect. not ready means you need to complete specific drive cycles for all of the emission controls to complete their self test. once that is done it will be ready. if you have $130 go to sears or auto zone and buy the innova 1003 code scanner. it will tell you wich sensors have completed the self test and wich ones have not. for the ones that have not, you can look in the owners manual and it will tell you how you need to drive to get it to do its test. normally 1-2 days of driving in your normal habits will put everything in the ready status.

the only problem is that every time you dissconnect the battery or use a scanner to erase the codes it gonna put it in the "OBD not ready" status until all the emmission control systems have finished self testing

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Posted 10 April 2008 - 02:01 PM

Technically I was correct - if the ECU is bad, time would never correct it. A new ECU would. :lol:

But thanks for the much better answer and explanation. :whistle:

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Posted 10 April 2008 - 02:07 PM

Technically I was correct - if the ECU is bad, time would never correct it. A new ECU would. :lol:

But thanks for the much better answer and explanation. :whistle:



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Posted 10 April 2008 - 03:18 PM

thats incorrect. not ready means you need to complete specific drive cycles for all of the emission controls to complete their self test. once that is done it will be ready. if you have $130 go to sears or auto zone and buy the innova 1003 code scanner. it will tell you wich sensors have completed the self test and wich ones have not. for the ones that have not, you can look in the owners manual and it will tell you how you need to drive to get it to do its test. normally 1-2 days of driving in your normal habits will put everything in the ready status.

the only problem is that every time you dissconnect the battery or use a scanner to erase the codes it gonna put it in the "OBD not ready" status until all the emmission control systems have finished self testing


I definitely like the sound of this answer over Stratuscaster!! :whistle:
Ok, I'll run it through the motions and take it back. I get unlimited retests for my $25 fee, so I'll just use their machine until I pass.

By the way, I'm a cloud newb. I picked this 96 up a few weeks ago for a great deal from a family friend. So far, total investment is under $300 and hoping to run this baby for many miles.

Thanks for the help guys!