(MARRS-RX7) split air pipe question

Matthew Stutt mstutt
Wed Nov 5 22:29:46 CET 2008


Basically, yes, off the air pump.

If the air pump is gone (and the cats are gone) it definitely doesn't
matter.

On Wed, Nov 5, 2008 at 4:19 PM, Gervais, Al <AGervais at newcorp.com> wrote:

>  Doesn't that come off the air pump?  Should be eliminated when you remove
> emissions..
>
>
>
> *From:* spec7-bounces at specrx7.com [mailto:spec7-bounces at specrx7.com] *On
> Behalf Of *Alex C.
> *Sent:* Wednesday, November 05, 2008 4:00 PM
> *To:* 'Spec RX-7'
> *Subject:* Re: (MARRS-RX7) split air pipe question
>
>
>
> Yup.
>
> The Mazda manual says that it's the "secondary air injected into main
> converter between center monolith and rear monolith converters above 1.100
> PRM with open throttle and choke off"
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> *From:* spec7-bounces at specrx7.com [mailto:spec7-bounces at specrx7.com] *On
> Behalf Of *Gervais, Al
> *Sent:* Wednesday, November 05, 2008 3:55 PM
> *To:* Spec RX-7
> *Subject:* Re: (MARRS-RX7) split air pipe question
>
>
>
> Split air pipe?  Is that the pipe that used to run to the cats?
>
>
>
> *From:* spec7-bounces at specrx7.com [mailto:spec7-bounces at specrx7.com] *On
> Behalf Of *Alex C.
> *Sent:* Wednesday, November 05, 2008 3:51 PM
> *To:* 'Spec RX-7'
> *Subject:* (MARRS-RX7) split air pipe question
>
>
>
> I'm wondering if I made a big mistake here..
>
> What would happen if you blocked off the split air pipe outlet from the
> engine?  I think I must have misunderstood someone a while back
> (seriously..probably around 8-9 months ago) and thought that I could run the
> car without it.  After talking with a few people and noticing that Racing
> Beat's test pipe still had the adapter, I'm starting to think it's pretty
> important and could be the reason why my car is running like crap.
> Thoughts?
>
>
>
> - Alex
>
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