In Reply to: Here's the scoop posted by Jim Conforti on April 30, 2000 at 18:29:22:
: I learned at a young age, if you pull the dog's
: tail, be prepared for the bite.
: Now, onto what we were discussing (while I'm
: not uncooth enough to post Steve's private
: Steve keeps talking about "innovation" in the
: light of "adaption" not "returning things to
: Now.. notwithstanding that adaption doesn't do
: that.. it simply handles environmental changes
: and engine wear.. but for the sake of argument
: let's talk about the innovation that would
: make it stop "changing things"
: Well, that "innovation" is playing with how
: the adaption does it's job.
: And Steve know's exactly who he and I are talking
: about in this context.
: Adaption is considered an "emissions component"
: and MESSING with adaption is considered by the
: federal (and some state) governments as
: "emissions tampering".
: Emissions Tampering is a big no-no!!
: It's a federal offense, and in some states,
: like NJ, MA, and CA, it's also a state offense
: Pretty much the same as removing your cats.
: Now, you may be wondering why we're talking
: about this.. simple.. because some tuners cut
: corners and turn things off (like adaption)
: in order to impress customers who don't understand
: all the ramifications (legal and environmental)
: I won't do that.. neither will Dinan or any
: of the "big" tuners.
: Jim C.