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Old 22 Jun 2007, 08:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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advice needed plzzzzz

this is guna be long, i recently rebuilt my beloved sti, puttin a 2.5 short in together with a few other mods main one bein fitting a power fc ecu and boost control kit, i slowly ran her in takein on advice from m8s who work at a jap performance garage and now at around 1500 miles i hav bin experiancing alot of black smoke at start up high idle at around 2000 till she warms up the settling down to 900 wen warm, i hav stopd using her now as the black smoke has become a bit of a worry to me i must note i hav not got around to getting her mapped due to money and holiday period n all tht so this must be a major factor in this so until i do finally get her in i was so hoping u cud plz shed sum lyt for me ne information wud be much appriciated. thnk u for reading
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Old 23 Jun 2007, 09:49 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Black smoke is unburnt fuel, check for boost leaks, blown off hoses/ vacuum lines, etc.
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Old 23 Jun 2007, 10:21 AM   #3 (permalink)
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and get her mapped... The FC will not be setup to run the correct fueling etc until mapped
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