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Old 06-06-2008, 05:14 AM   #1
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I know that gm and honda have the cyl. shut off (for example a v8 will shut off fuel to 4 of the cyls) has anyone here playing with the cars computer to try this. maybeing hacking it?

"But Doc, we dont' have enough road to get it up to 88 miles per hour"
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Old 06-06-2008, 06:08 AM   #2
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A bit more goes into it than just shutting off fuel and spark to that cylinder. A valve must be closed to keep the cylinders that were turned off from leeching from the engines power as much.

Also, just killing spark and fuel to a cylinder or a few can cause a damaging imbalance in the engine.
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