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Old 12-27-2010, 07:16 PM   eBay Motors  #1 (permalink)
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EGR- delete or block?

on my 07 LBZ, which is my daily, should I simply block the EGR or buy a full egr delete kit?
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Old 12-27-2010, 07:19 PM   eBay Motors  #2 (permalink)
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Depends on the coin you want to spend. Plates can leak. Im gonna do the delete when I can figure out what else to drop 200 bucks on.
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Old 12-27-2010, 09:58 PM   eBay Motors  #3 (permalink)
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whats the benifits for deleting the egr and who make the best one?
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Old 12-27-2010, 10:03 PM   eBay Motors  #4 (permalink)
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No more egr, that's the benefit! Less soot in the manifold, sdptwins.com makes a nice kit!
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Old 12-28-2010, 09:26 PM   eBay Motors  #5 (permalink)
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Old 01-03-2011, 07:00 PM   eBay Motors  #6 (permalink)
 
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Why do you want to block or delete the EGR? I just put a quadzilla 2 on my truck 2007 LBZ and every 150 miles or so it kicks out the 0402 EGR code. Is that why you want to block yours? Dont you thing the tuner companys could program the stuff to do it? Mines drivin me crazy. Love the tuner but hate the friggin engine light.
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Why do you want to block or delete the EGR? I just put a quadzilla 2 on my truck 2007 LBZ and every 150 miles or so it kicks out the 0402 EGR code. Is that why you want to block yours? Dont you thing the tuner companys could program the stuff to do it? Mines drivin me crazy. Love the tuner but hate the friggin engine light.
Fingerstick time?
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Old 01-03-2011, 07:11 PM   eBay Motors  #8 (permalink)
 
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Whats a finger stick? I suck at the new age of electronics & computers. Im old school.
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Old 01-03-2011, 07:16 PM   eBay Motors  #9 (permalink)
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It's a circuit that modifies the maf signal and prevents the egr codes from being thrown.

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Old 01-03-2011, 07:18 PM   eBay Motors  #10 (permalink)
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well i would say delete it. I used SDP,s kit the only thing with deleting it is you will have a engine light due to deleting the intake air heater unless you are running EFI and you will crack your up pipe bellow unles you cut off the riser and weld it shut. Or you can make a simple (L) bracket like i did that bolts the riser to the moter (using a existing hole that bolted the EGR moter down)to eliminate the vibration. Mine was blocked for a year or so with no problems so i ges its all in how much effort and money you want to put into it. You will get better air flow by deleting it and will drop a fue LB,s by geting rid of the EGR moter.
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