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what happens if you use a smaller resister on the 5k deal

can you hurt your electronics? has any body tried different sizes? or just used a wire to jump in stead of a resister?
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it makes your truck lope real hard, and i heard it's hard on some sensor, cant remember which tho

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it makes your truck lope real hard, and i heard it's hard on some sensor, cant remember which tho
The ICP sensor. The resistor mods cause internal leakage in the ICP faster than you can blink..........& ICP sensors are not cheap either!

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Using any resistor mod is hard on the ICP plug, it spreads the contacts out. You can use different resistance ratings, the lower the resistance the more power/smoke/lope you'll get. I had a 1K on mine for a few minutes and it loped so bad it almost wouldn't stay running at idle. If you just straight jumped it it would wouldn't run.

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Yeah, I'd probably feel a bit drained after firing twice in rapid succession.
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The resistor mods cause internal leakage in the ICP faster than you can blink
Can you back up that statement?

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Can you back up that statement?
Sure I can, Jake, I'd be glad to!....I had a Banks Six-Gun, remember? That's basically a $400 resistor mod() that plugs right into the ICP sensor.......& has a digital display that tells you when/how fast your ICP sensor's getting fried.

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Sure I can, Jake, I'd be glad to!....I had a Banks Six-Gun, remember? That's basically a $400 resistor mod() that plugs right into the ICP sensor.......& has a digital display that tells you when/how fast your ICP sensor's getting fried.
Yeah i remember you had banks junk. I doubt that had anything to do with a failed ICP sensor. All the mod does is change the voltage.

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Sure I can, Jake, I'd be glad to!....I had a Banks Six-Gun, remember? That's basically a $400 resistor mod() that plugs right into the ICP sensor.......& has a digital display that tells you when/how fast your ICP sensor's getting fried.
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Yeah i remember you had banks junk. I doubt that had anything to do with a failed ICP sensor. All the mod does is change the voltage.
I beg to differ. The ICP mod is great for poor people such as yourself(j/k). But seriously, people swear by the 10k, 5.6k, etc. mod like it's life altering. In reality, it's like giving your truck a shot of crack/coccaine. It probably feels good @ 1st, but after awhile it just tears up your ICP sensor. After the Six-Gun & reading other people's ICP resistor mod horror stories, I've stayed as far away from them as possible.

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I beg to differ. The ICP mod is great for poor people such as yourself(j/k). But seriously, people swear by the 10k, 5.6k, etc. mod like it's life altering. In reality, it's like giving your truck a shot of crack/coccaine. It probably feels good @ 1st, but after awhile it just tears up your ICP sensor. After the Six-Gun & reading other people's ICP resistor mod horror stories, I've stayed as far away from them as possible.
Yeah i know i'm poor, mista obama aint seant me ma stimalis chek yeat. But i have manged to get a TW. But on topic, i never heard that the resistor mods can make an ICP sensor go bad. Any explanation on how it does that?

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