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Old 09-09-2008, 01:49 AM   #11 (permalink)
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gasti_ako -

Here is a great thread on how the air/fuel ratio works with emissions :

http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...nomy-4376.html

Here's the article the thread is pointing to :

Autospeed - Running Lean for Economy


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I have reset my ECU and are waiting if this affected positively my FE. Based on what I read, we can modify this air fuel mixture? How?

Also, how would you know what is your current air/fuel ratio?

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I have reset my ECU and are waiting if this affected positively my FE. Based on what I read, we can modify this air fuel mixture? How?

Also, how would you know what is your current air/fuel ratio?
The autospeed articles sell a lot of their gizmos at Jaycar electronics (based in Australia). Here are some Air/Fuel ratio gauges :

Mixture Display Kit For Fuel Injected Cars
Smart Fuel Mixture Display for Fuel injected Cars
Digital Fuel Mixture Display Kit for Cars

I have the last one. I like it because it says "14.7" digitally, so I don't have to figure out what the LED lights mean. But, you don't have to build the kits. You can also buy gauges for this at auto stores or on the internet.

To modify the air/fuel ratio I have this :

http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...efie-1308.html

But, I don't use my EFIE because I want to be emissions compliant. It is also not a perfect solution (read my conclusions in the thread).

I think the best thing to have is a digital fuel controller, but that can cost a lot of money. If I had the time, I might try something like this :


Digital Fuel Adjuster

Jaycar Electronics

If you have *a lot* of money to spend, you can get a wide-band 02 sensor fuel controller :

Apexi Digital Super AFC II - air/fuel controller - Apexi : ~$400 USA

Fuel controllers are normally used for performance, but this gives you full control over the fuel trim. Because you drive a Honda Civic, you probably have lots of options (see Tuner magazines for more ideas).

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