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AaronM AaronM is offline
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Originally posted by SoCal Driver
I find just to opposite. I can go to fourth right after first gear and smoothly accelerate. Not very fast as the engine is not on it's torque curve but it does not shake and rattle either.
My 951 used to be terrible under 2,000 RPM too. Turned out that the O2 sensor was shot and the engine was running lean when off boost. Got that fixed (thanks everyone at Gerber!) among some other ancillary stuff and it's like a whole different car now.

Definitely worth changing the O2 sensor, it may solve that guy's problem.
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Old 01-07-2006, 01:36 PM
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