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Old 05-10-2008, 01:02 AM
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found the problem to my idle

well a new IACV from mike, put it on and it still didnt work... so im like WTF....im like then it has to be a gasket leak then. come to find out my intake manifold gasket has slid out of place some how

not really sure how it happened but it did...had to be from to much boost. jk jk jk so im gonna get a new one on and hope that works
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slid outta place?? how does that even happen? are all the nuts holding your IM to the head loose or something??
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But you need that scoop on the hood. Is it true that they're big enough to fit your lunch box and all your camera gear in it?
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Old 05-10-2008, 06:10 PM
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man im so pissed... i replaced it when i did the head gasket and stuff...the bolts where tight... i just got it off and now that i see it didnt slide out really the gasket just got hard and cracked. at least one or two spots on each runner...****ing ****ty gasket...
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hmmm that sucks. was it a honda gasket?


on the plus side, you can sell your old IACV since its still in good condition, and make some money back
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Old 05-10-2008, 06:26 PM
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no it wasnt honda. i cant remember but i got a felpro one now so it should be ok... i know i need some dough
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woo hoo no more gay idle...man that gasket is a PITA...
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Did you have the fluctuating idle? Also make sure your FITV isn't on the way out. I replaced my IACV once, and my idle was fixed for a few weeks. THEN I replaced my FITV, and it's been fine ever since. I HATE these idle problems.
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I have heard felpro gaskets are called "failprone".... so what's the story... are they good or bad? (this was actually in reference to a cam seal).
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Did you have the fluctuating idle? Also make sure your FITV isn't on the way out. I replaced my IACV once, and my idle was fixed for a few weeks. THEN I replaced my FITV, and it's been fine ever since. I HATE these idle problems.
i already bypassed it so it wont be a problem anyways even if it is goin out. and i never had a bad idle until the gasket started leaking.

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I have heard felpro gaskets are called "failprone".... so what's the story... are they good or bad? (this was actually in reference to a cam seal).
i have never heard bad things about felpro gaskets and i work at a part store that sells them...just buy a skunk 2 cam plug they look good and have bigger rubber rings than most replacements... just use a lil gasket sealer with it
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