Date: Sat, 19 Jul 2003 20:27:15 +0100
From: "Richard Chew" <>
Subject: Re: O2 sensor question

It should be ok, the car will use some 'default' fuel settings as it doesn't receive a signal from the lmabda sensor. It probly won't run quite right, not quite as responsive etc. but it shouldn't harm anything. I can't say that it certainly won't though. Rich "Hdgdn" <hdgdnnopsamcom> wrote in message > I replaced the exhaust pipe just below the header, the one that goes from 2 > pipes to one just before the cat converter. First, the gaskets where it met > the header didn't fit flush, so I'm guessing I may need to double the gasket to > get a good seal, it's a Walker exhaust. Second, I wasn't able to remove the > old oxygen sensor to use on the new pipe, will it harm the car to drive it for > about a week until I can get a new sensor in there? I will be leaving the car > with my wife while I travel for a week, so she'll be driving it about 20 miles > a day. It seems to run fine without the sensor in there, I've put a temporary > plug in the hole where it goes. > James F. Hodgdon Jr. > Hodgdon Scale Models

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