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Old 02-04-2011, 11:17 PM
joker515 joker515 is offline
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Default partially blocked cat?

erratic fuel economy regardless of driving style
random acceleration patterns (sometimes it will take off like a bat out of hell, other times it will crawl) when floored
it seems like i have lost some power
sometimes it feels like im bogged down
my air/fuel ratio is screwed(fouling plugs like a mother)

diagnosis: partially blocked catalytic converter. will do knock test. any other possibilities, or ideas?
2000;3.0 vulcan;flowtech raptor muffler; no cats;k&n oil filter;goodyear wrangler tires;spectre cold air intake;200 watt pioneer headunit with 2 kenwood jl-80 boxes holding 2 10 inch pyle subs, 2 kenwood 4x6 2ways and 2 polkaudio 4x6 plates and two xplod 3 ways in the doors;plenty of scratches dings and dents, chipped (flashpaq)
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