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Nov 30, 3:37pm - #339343 
New exhaust new settings

Should I reset my ecu after installing my new borla exhaust system? I have to break in the exhaust so would it be better to reset? or just leave it?

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Nov 30, 3:37pm - #339344 
Yep best to reset it.

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Nov 30, 3:40pm - #339345 
How long does it take to break it in?


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i beat a dude on a bike going to work today...i revved on him and we lined up at the light and it was on....i hit lift once...thats how hardcore it was....
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Nov 30, 6:56pm - #339346 
is it 50miles?? that's wat i thought i read back awhile..


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Nov 30, 7:54pm - #339347 
50 miles? that's it?


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i beat a dude on a bike going to work today...i revved on him and we lined up at the light and it was on....i hit lift once...thats how hardcore it was....
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Nov 30, 11:03pm - #339348 
hell yea reset it.. i was dissapointed after my exhaust was installed at the dealership.. drove it straight home and reset the ecu.. damn what a difference.. thumbsup

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Dec 1, 9:31am - #339349 
that much difference aih?


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i beat a dude on a bike going to work today...i revved on him and we lined up at the light and it was on....i hit lift once...thats how hardcore it was....
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Dec 1, 10:06am - #339350 
cool man


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Dec 1, 10:24am - #339351 
how do you reset the ecu?


IF YOU POST IT -- THEY WILL COME
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Dec 1, 11:53am - #339352 
disconnect the negative battery terminal for 10 mins. that should reset it.


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Dec 1, 11:55am - #339353 
take out a fuse in the engine compartment.
It's easier to do than disconnecting the battery

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i beat a dude on a bike going to work today...i revved on him and we lined up at the light and it was on....i hit lift once...thats how hardcore it was....
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Dec 1, 12:15pm - #339354 
Resetting the ecu requires to diconnect the battery for a few seconds like 30sec-1min, but the longer the time the more likely it is resetted so you can wait 10mins.

And an exhaust doesn't need to be "broken" in, breaking in is mainly for mechanical parts that actually move like clutches and pistons, etc. During the breaking period a new part is normally driven to give it time to wear and conform with the parts that are already in the car, that way there is an even wear pattern on the parts so theres no slipping or warping. Most breaking in periods are about 500 easy/street driven miles, does not count highway miles.

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Dec 1, 2:45pm - #339355 
an exhaust doesnt need to be "broken in" per say but give it a couple days and the sound will get better!


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Dec 1, 3:22pm - #339356 
I just got it!
Installed it and the sound seems pretty quiet right now.
Hope it gets better over time.

Here's the sound clip of Borla catback that I installed

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