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Old 07-28-03, 04:15 PM
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Question EGR block-off plate ?

Have any of you blocked off the EGR port on the LIM? Here is a pic with the EGR on.

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Yup! Block that sucker off!
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Old 07-28-03, 04:23 PM
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Just take it oof and cover the open ports?

Now one with it off.

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dude thats your ACV ****... not your EGR
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drive down to K2RD and pick up a block off plate kit.... probably about 1 hr drive
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dude thats your ACV ****... not your EGR
Haha! I guess I should open the picture from now on!
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Damn, I go take a **** and ejmack1 beats me to the punch before I reply. jdhuegel1, shame on you for mis-informing. This almost as bad as the time I told ejmack1 that the recall fan relay was the AT-ECU.

Anyways, this is where the EGR is:


Here is why we eliminate it:
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hey focker i forgot about that, and I never have found out where the auto ecu is located...

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How much is the kit? I am tring to save money on parts and can make my own plates I am just trying to learn which I can block off.

I wont to get rid of everything that I dont need. I am not concerned with emisions.

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Originally posted by ejmack1
hey focker i forgot about that, and I never have found out where the auto ecu is located...
Dude, it was SOOO my bad. It happened right after you did the tranny conversion and you were (and still kinda are ) my superhero, so I tried to help you without thinking.


I'm an assclown!
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How can you not be concerned with emissions when you live in the people's republic of California?

Since you already have a PowerFC, you can potentially eliminate a lot of crap without worrying about any ill-effects. With a midpipe, your ACV, airpump and a bunch of solenoids immediately become useless.

Other stuff you can eliminate:
TB coolant lines cold start cam elimination
ISC elimination
AWS
half the solenoids on the rack
etc...
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Thanks thats what I was getting to. I wasn't researching anything yet and the exhaust carbon in the port made me beleive that it was EGR. Thanks for the insight. I am getting rid of a lot of stuff. Thanks again

OH yeah. Emissions. My car is not registered in this state. (Thank God)

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OH yeah. Emissions. My car is not registered in this state. (Thank God)
Gotta love the military!
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does the ypipe have to come off to get the egr off for block off?
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I would say yes...to make things alot easier

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The EGR block off plate I have is not thick enough to retain the OE nuts without using 8 washers. Am I supposed to remove the stud and use the bolts provided with my block off kit? Also, can I reuse the old gasket?
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Use bolts. Skip the gasket and just use some RTV.

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To remove the studs just put the nuts back to back and back out the inner nut? What is the stud thread size/pitch?
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I just use some pliers to take the stud off or use a drill lock it on to the stud and pull the trigger.
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I'd prefer not to mangle them incase I need to revert back.
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yeah...that first pic isn't the egr.

anyway, i ghetto-fabbed a block-off plate. it worked.

when i pulled my motor for porting/rebuild i bought a block-off plate kit so i could get rid of everything that wasn't needed.



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Looks like you just used two oversized nuts as a large washers (rather than stacking washers like I did).

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Originally Posted by s1mpsons View Post
To remove the studs just put the nuts back to back and back out the inner nut? What is the stud thread size/pitch?
Yes, use two nuts back to back to remove the stud. Just take the stud to your local hardware store to find a matching bolt. That size is used all over the engine bay, so I keep a big bag of those around for replacements.
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M6 Pitch 1, most likely. I already have a million of them, but sometimes stud use odd threads. Ok. Thanks!
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I am about to remove my ACV and EGR (bought the block off kit from Banzai). What do I do with the open vacuum lines? Do I just put a nipple on the other end and zip tie it to close it off?
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