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Old 05-29-2003, 11:00 AM   #1
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Default MIL eliminators - cat efficiency, do they really work?

It looks like I need to buy one of the O2 sensor resistor packs for my car. Can anyone tell me that they bought one and it worked?

Also, does anyone make one that plugs into the stock O2 sensor harness. I dont want to have to chop any more of my ECU harness to install it.

Thanks for the opinions.

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Old 05-29-2003, 11:20 AM   #2
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pony Express no more light for me. the only issue is if you are using it to pass emissions it takes FOREVER for the Catalyst monitor to run.

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Old 05-29-2003, 11:23 AM   #3
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Are Pony express plug and pray?
I'd be all about getting one if they were. I didn't have a problem passing emmisions in ma w/ it... I think they only pull your code if your CE light is on.
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Old 05-29-2003, 11:29 AM   #4
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nope, you have to hack up the O2 to get it in
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Old 05-29-2003, 01:03 PM   #5
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So there are no plug and play versions?

Are the O2 sensor plugs that hard to get? Could I make my own plug and play by going to a junk yard, or ordering the parts from somewhere?

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Old 05-29-2003, 01:16 PM   #6
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nope no plug and plays the connectors are not hard to get the problem is they use some type of anti-corrosive wire that doesn't take to soldering at all so you'd have to replace al the pins/wires. i just hardwired mine with heat shrinked connectors.

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Old 05-29-2003, 02:42 PM   #7
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so you just cut and crimped and it seemed to work okay?

I think what I might do is still go to a junk hard and just cut off the 2 halves of the connector from a late model subaru. I could then crimpt he MIL eliminator on those wires and plug it into my sotck harness.

Where do I get one of the pony express mil elminators?
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Old 05-29-2003, 03:56 PM   #8
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so you just cut and crimped and it seemed to work okay?

I think what I might do is still go to a junk hard and just cut off the 2 halves of the connector from a late model subaru. I could then crimpt he MIL eliminator on those wires and plug it into my sotck harness.

Where do I get one of the pony express mil elminators?
yeah i cut and crimped it with weather pack connectors(heat shrink aroundthe outside)

you get them Here
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Old 05-29-2003, 10:35 PM   #9
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pony Express no more light for me. the only issue is if you are using it to pass emissions it takes FOREVER for the Catalyst monitor to run.

Jeremy
I second that motion. Although not on anymore The link handles it all.
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Old 06-12-2003, 09:17 PM   #10
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you don't need to install it at the rear o2 sensor - you can put it next to your ECU.

I don't know about instructions for an RS but I used these for a WRX.
http://webpages.charter.net/baraboo_...x/MIL/fix.html
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Old 06-12-2003, 09:30 PM   #11
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ALthough Pony Express recomends installing it 2" from the sensor....

http://www.ponyexpressperformance.com/SMILinstall.html
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Old 06-13-2003, 11:02 AM   #12
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Evail Motorsports fix - Worked for 2 months then shorted the O2 sensor, very difficult to install.

Xceleration Mecanical CEL fix - Did not work at all.

Pony Express CEL fix - Been working great. Pre-connected wiring make install much easier, still must solder or crimp connections.
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Old 06-14-2003, 11:40 PM   #13
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Send us some pictures and testimonials!

Thanks for the kind words.

Dan Smith
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Old 07-08-2003, 11:48 AM   #14
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any chance you could make a plug and play version? I'd rather not have to solder either my wiring harness, or my o2.
thanks
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Old 07-08-2003, 04:02 PM   #15
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I have a smog coming up - if I just reset my ECU before the test, will I still fail? I have gone more than a week w/out the CEL light coming on. I have an Evail kit, but haven't put it on yet.
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Old 07-08-2003, 04:47 PM   #16
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I passed MA emmissions, but I think CA is a bit more strict. good luck.
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Old 07-08-2003, 07:34 PM   #17
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ponyexpress worked for me and was darn easy to install.
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