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Does anyone notice that when you rev our engines (like when you want to sound cool when downshifting)that it seems to take (forever) a long time for the engine to lose R's and come back down..like sometimes 3 or more seconds..what up wit dat and is there a cure or is it just my car? Or could that be the bain of efi vs good old carburetion?
 

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The feds came out with emission regs back in '72 that required less pollution at an idle. The autos then developed a retarder to slow down the deceleration to idle, thus reducing the amount of "whatever" pollutants that were being emitted. I believe the timing is also retarded until acceleration.
 

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from what little i understand, it is computer induced

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