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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-12-2007, 03:10 AM Thread Starter
 
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Engine braking and EGT's

After reading the stories of full catalysts, I got to thinking.....Would running the engine brake feature assist in raising the EGT's to help burn off some of it to ash? Sorry if this is a dumb question....Learning as I go.:shrug:
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yes if u could have the brake on and be able to step on the gas would definatly rise the egt's
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In the manual it mentions the Exhaust brake aiding in cold weather warm up times, so it is a possibility.
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