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RSMTR8
07-13-2006, 05:05 PM
Hello,

I finally spent the money to get the Holley Eldelbrok carb kit for my TR8, Here is my problem. My mechanic just called me, and had 2 concerns. 1 the air intake is rubbing against the hood of the car! 2. What is the best way to plug the EGR? Thanks!

Rod Marks
rsm@loumarks.com

mailbox
07-13-2006, 05:36 PM
The best way to plug the EGR valve is don't. You will get into preignition and could burn a hole in a piston. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif

RSMTR8
07-13-2006, 06:00 PM
So, leave the hole wide open in the engine compartment? My mechanic was going to try to find a cap for it?

mailbox
07-14-2006, 06:16 PM
Let me rephrase that. Do not disable an EGR valve. If it didn't come with one, thats a different story. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif

RSMTR8
07-14-2006, 08:13 PM
What he did was put on plug on top of it to keep the fumes out I guess. I got the car back today, and it is driving great! Still wish I had a little more room between the hood and the air filter. Any suggestions?

Thanks!

swift6
07-15-2006, 09:50 PM
Does your air filter have a 'drop' base. If not most American V8 speed shops like Jegs or Summit carry them.