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Old 04-16-2011, 08:59 AM
3LRanger 3LRanger is offline
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Default Straight pipe problems... 3.0 v6

about a month ago i put straight pipe on my 2000 ford ranger 3.0 v6 5 speed. and well now it idles funny and when i clutch in to shift the rpm's stay up for a bit then slowly drop. and if i go ahead and shift w/o waiting for them to drop it will shake the truck tremendously, and a few ppl that i have talked to said it is due to not enough back pressure in the exhaust. so i am wondering if any of u have anything on that
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Old 04-16-2011, 09:18 AM
terryduanemiller terryduanemiller is offline
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Default Re: Straight pipe problems... 3.0 v6

EGR, block the vacuum line at the EGR with a BB, yes like a BB gun..
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