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I put new pipe on my crossroads it already had a hi flow filter ( not Lloyd's ) disconnected the O2 sensors but she is running very lean. Plug is white when pulled. Do I need to flash the ecu if I put a PCV on.
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Flash or PCV either one will work for you. Or you can just put the regular filter back in and plug you 02's back up. I have been running mine with just gutted pipes for over a year with no problems.

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No, you don't need to flash the ECU if you put a PCV on.

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No, you don't need to flash the ECU if you put a PCV on.
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Flash or PCV either one will work for you. Or you can just put the regular filter back in and plug you 02's back up. I have been running mine with just gutted pipes for over a year with no problems.
Plugging the OČ sensors back in will allow the bike to run as lean as the Government intended it to run. I would leave the OČ sensors disconnected, unless you're trying to set new EPA records.

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I think I'm going to do the PCV as later I will be adding a Lloyd's filter.

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I think I'm going to do the PCV as later I will be adding a Lloyd's filter.

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I put new pipe on my crossroads it already had a hi flow filter ( not Lloyd's ) disconnected the O2 sensors but she is running very lean. Plug is white when pulled. Do I need to flash the ecu if I put a PCV on.
How many miles on the plugs?
What is your gas mileage? Between 40 and 44 is not lean more like average.

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Just put new plugs in did 30 miles found out previous owner disconnected the 02s sensors. Pulled plugs were black. Put the new pipe on left 02's off did 2 miles checked they were white.
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30 miles isnt long enough on new plugs especially if you put ngks back in, they take forever to color, if the old ones were black your rich.


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Just put new plugs in did 30 miles found out previous owner disconnected the 02s sensors. Pulled plugs were black. Put the new pipe on left 02's off did 2 miles checked they were white.
No way! What color where the plugs, when brand new? White? Oh, yeah, it would take more than 2 miles for them to change color.

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