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Retarded timing to 10, bumped the idle up to 1000rpms, leaned the AFR's out into the upper 15's and held revvs at 3,000rpms for a couple minutes prior to the test and she passed!
Thanks for the advice, guys!

Originally Posted by Noah930 View Post
Silly question, but is the motor hot when you're doing the test? Of the four times I've had my car smogged (in three different states), the only time it failed was the first, when I hadn't driven the car long enough prior to testing. I took it for about 15 minutes of full-throttle runs in the neighborhood, and then returned to pass with ease.
The motor was up to temp, but not *hot* like after several WOT runs. Think I mimicked most of that with the standing revvs, thought. When I have to do this again next year I will definitely add a few WOT runs to my test prep... because, if for no other reason, it's fun!
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