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Hi all,

Been reading posts on decats and have seen a few people have added spacers. I am considering going down this route and don't really want EML on as it will only annoy me.

Has anyone got these spacers fitted with no EML?? Do I need a spacer on one lambda or both??

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 themainlegend, on 28 July 2013 - 03:38 PM, said:

Hi all,

Been reading posts on decats and have seen a few people have added spacers. I am considering going down this route and don't really want EML on as it will only annoy me.

Has anyone got these spacers fitted with no EML?? Do I need a spacer on one lambda or both??

Cheers all.

42 Draft Design do Lambda spacers

http://www.awesomegt...2-sensor-spacer

Its not guaranteed to work Lee, some people they work for then the light comes on and off at its own free will. Some people put the lambdas in with no spacer and the light is intermittant/off
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 Cheempeej, on 28 July 2013 - 03:41 PM, said:

42 Draft Design do Lambda spacers

http://www.awesomegt...2-sensor-spacer

Its not guaranteed to work Lee, some people they work for then the light comes on and off at its own free will. Some people put the lambdas in with no spacer and the light is intermittant/off

Mine does this, they throw up an engine management light, so i erase the code with my cheap ebay reader and it stays of for days at a time :)

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Wez, do you have a lambda spacer fitted on the pre cat sensor?? Been looking at this setup and 99% of people with the spacer fitted have had zero issues with EML.

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 themainlegend, on 28 July 2013 - 04:24 PM, said:

Wez, do you have a lambda spacer fitted on the pre cat sensor?? Been looking at this setup and 99% of people with the spacer fitted have had zero issues with EML.

He has them on post cat.
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but on the other hand my eml light is on constantly and i'm running the same setup as wez apart from a res section.
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 Jack32, on 28 July 2013 - 04:35 PM, said:

but on the other hand my eml light is on constantly and i'm running the same setup as wez apart from a res section.

You got lambda spacers Jack?

Either way i would recommend getting it mapped, spacers or not
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Mines running APR stage 2 map done by awesome and milltek sports cats and the light still comes on for cat efficiency!

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 Cheempeej, on 28 July 2013 - 04:38 PM, said:

You got lambda spacers Jack?

Either way i would recommend getting it mapped, spacers or not

Naa was looking into them 42 draft have some great reviews but the spacers are like golddust and are on back order all over the uk.
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you can get lambda spacers on ebay easy. Anyone that uses my de-cats will need a 90 degree spacer as my de-cats already have the lambda spacer made longer. If you add another spacer on top the lambda`s will be against the belly of the car.
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Lucifer, would I need 2 spacers for both post cat sensors??

So the L shape ones are best on your decats??

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The L shape one are what you need. To be honest i don`t know much about Lambda censors and how they are configured in the ECU map to know if you could get away with one or not. For the price and hassle involved i would just buy and fit two as they are sod all really.
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 themainlegend, on 28 July 2013 - 06:26 PM, said:

Lucifer, would I need 2 spacers for both post cat sensors??

So the L shape ones are best on your decats??

I used these dude with Decat...no warning light. its popped up once in a month now. cleared not come back.
I found them for 14 each on ebay. if not just search o2 sensor spacer

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Dougal, have you fitted 2 spacers on each side of decat pipe??

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There are only two bosses on the de-cat pipe so you only need two spacers.
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Sorted, cheers lucifer!!!

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Would you not want your car mapped afterwards anyway to take advantage of the decat so then you could get them coded out at the same time?

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Yeah I do want a stage 2 custom map at some point but can't afford it just yet. Spent a fortune over the last few months and want to book a holiday for next year too!!!

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Does anyone know the locations in the map to disable the lambda sensors? I can pull my map off and read it, but still getting to terms with finding the maps in the file.
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Just s word of warning you might get clearance issues between the top of the lambda probes and heatshield if you are running manifolds with your decat, pushing the heatshield up against the propshaft if you use spacers.

Only a minor issue as you can bend the heatshield so it dies not rub




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