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Re: [T3] EGR Valve elimination


Hmm. The distributor for the '73 is slightly different part number
from earlier models. Also, I think the timing is slightly more
advanced. I'll need to look that up.


On Tue, 26 Oct 2004 11:13:55 -0700, John Fessenden fess
<fess-vwtype3.org@fess.org> wrote:
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> 
> any chance the timing curve is matched to the expected use
> of the EGR?  if so, then not having it functioning
> might increase the chance of ping.
> 
>    http://www.asashop.org/autoinc/nov97/gas.htm
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> On Oct 26, 2004, at 10:07 AM, Constantino Tobio wrote:
> 
> > I've got a 73 Fasty Auto, which is equipped with an EGR valve. The
> > pipe that runs from the EGR to the intake distributor has broken off
> > at the weld between the pipe and the flange. Since this car is old
> > enough to not have to go through emissions testing, I figure on
> > eliminating the EGR system and blocking off the pipe going into the
> > intake distributor.
> >
> > Does anyone have any experience with this sort of thing? Would a hear
> > riser blockoff flange work to seal off where the EGR mounts to the
> > exhaust?
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