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I wish I could provide you with facts, I map to reality and facts are the basis of it. Alas, I cannot. I do not believe you will have valid information unless you sample the stock 02 sensor and map output without change other than a cue of the stock 02 sensors rolling through. The only way to determine truth regarding the matter is to buy a bunch of the ...


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So after LOTS of research, it turns out that my Subaru Forester XT is running at 10.5 AFR at WOT because Subaru's don't like our 95RON fuel very much and it's a safety precaution to add an additional margin for error to prevent knocking if I ever tried filling up at a dodgy fuel pump in rural Africa.


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I just wanted to give an update on this issue as it has been resolved. First off, the noise actually got worse over this winter to where would happen for longer periods of time. I ended up taking my car into the dealer to have then do a total inspection and diagnose the noise. First off it ended up not being A/C related at all. They said the noise was ...


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Actually running rich is less dangerous than running lean. I don't know specifically about Subaru, but in general, running lean can cause detonation more easily. And yes, while 14.7:1 is the stoichiometric ratio deemed as perfect for an air fuel mixture, running rich has the big advantage of reducing the chances of pre-ignition or pinging. In a turbo car, ...


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Bought a used 01 outback wagon with 200 k on it. After 3 years 1 major collision, hitting a deer at 60 and replacing the alternator starter and a set of tires, she finally gave out at 270000 miles. Heard a bad clunking sound coming from top end off my drive shaft just under the shifter. Figured the rear end in my tranny was going to go. I had made a pledge ...


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Its called in the UK "running on". Though I am not a Suburu expert, this is usually caused by a weak mixture,inlet air leaks, wrong grade spark plugs,wrong grade fuel,over advanced ignition timing, glowing carbon hot spots in the combustion chamber, leaking fuel injector, overheating engine, or on some engines a electric inlet suction break valve failing. ...



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