(10-22-2011 07:21 AM)rpatzer Wrote:
(10-22-2011 06:06 AM)Thor Wrote: rpatzer, what I did - I did exactly as AGS tech support instructed me by citing the congressional - magnus and moss act. The state smoggers had to either sign their willingness to refuse me for my license renewal or test me. They balked at first but, tested me ... oh they objected to my vaporizer but, my end results silenced all those folks critical of the vaporizer use.
Regarding the test results, what amounted to was, the vapors coming into my engine in-lieu-of reduced fuel usage - obviously the calaytic converter was able to burn off more emission/exhaust than last year's test. Thus reducing my emissions ... that was an awsome result to see.
My results are actually better than the new cars coming on the market today ...
Is there a chance you can post your smog test results, before and after?
Thor- I checked out that Magnus & Moss Act. As I read it it refers to warranties and after market products. I don't see how this relates to smog requirements. I think you "intimidated" the smoggers and got by.
However, with your results, you might now be able to get smogged in the future by these guys. I found a smogger for my vaporizer who would smog me after I turned off the solenoid valve, disabling the vaporizer. I didn't have to dismantle anything.
I also had it smogged with the vaporizer and the EFIE hooked up and all the numbers improved except the NOX, which went through the roof due to the computer working in "lean" mode due to the EFIE. Bottom line is the EFIE did lean out the mix, but it changed the ratio causing me to pollute with much more NOX.
I have since changed cars and will instal another vaporizer but this time no EFIE. Using only the vaporizer, the computer should still maintain that 14.7:1 ratio and still improve mileage and pollution.
rpatzer, I read it as after market for "fuel economy and emissions control". --- Not sure what you are reading or how you are reading it. In other words, no warranty can be voided cause of that and under the clean air act of 1975 - every motorist must be afforded an opportunity to test.
No, these guys read the very same thing as I did, they did (albeit) grudgingly, received the same understanding that I did. So they complied ... and will comply only if others "cite the magus and moss act" for their emissions testing.
If your NOX has not changed that means, your 02 sensor(s) are not adjusting for your vaporizer. Cause that alone will reduce the fuel usage thus, reducing the NOX level - now after the fact, it is no longer rocket science so-to-speak. According to the directions, they only recommend an EFIE if, your computer chip refuses to accept any changes at all.
(which one do you use? the http://www.agsint.com/atom.htm
or the http://www.agsvaporizermpg.com
product?) --- I use the mpg system
I don't know if I'll be able to but, I'll try to see if I can post my report ... funny part about all this is, my mechanic was extremely skeptical but now, is a user himself.