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    [Engine] You're welcome. I'm glad it's sorted and that the...

    You're welcome. I'm glad it's sorted and that the shims made the difference to the performance exhaust.

    NickT

    Ps I love beer ;)
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    [Engine] Yes, they flatten over time. My personal...

    Yes, they flatten over time.

    My personal preference on reinstallation is to use clear silicone sealant to hold the new O rings in place and create a guaranteed seal between the cylinder heads and...
  3. Thread: Valve adjustment,

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    [Engine] Are you definitely using the correct notch in the...

    Are you definitely using the correct notch in the pulley for the to dead centre reference?

    There are 2 notches on the pulley. If one of the notches is at too dead centre, the second notch should...
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    [Engine] That makes sense if you've got those disconnected.

    That makes sense if you've got those disconnected.
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    [Engine] I think that would be irrelevant as the ecu would...

    I think that would be irrelevant as the ecu would only go open loop when the lambda switch would go open circuit once the coolant water temperate goes above 80c.
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    [Engine] As a Brit, the use of this slang word makes me...

    As a Brit, the use of this slang word makes me smile, as the main meaning of it over here is not just related to "rubbish" / "wrong" / "incorrect"

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bollocks

    And...
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    [Engine] Does your fuel pump relay operate for a second or...

    Does your fuel pump relay operate for a second or 2 when you put your key in to position 2 ?

    If not, try linking out the fuel pump relay to operate the fuel pump for a couple of seconds then...
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    [Engine] I'll stick with my non hunting from cold and warm...

    I'll stick with my non hunting from cold and warm car then :)
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    [Engine] Hello. Yes, I'm referring to those brass hex...

    Hello. Yes, I'm referring to those brass hex headed bolts as in the picture.

    Don't forget the metric feeler gauge (or whatever the imperial equivalent would be)

    Re the wot switch, try spreading...
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    [Heat & A/C] Excellent :)

    Excellent :)
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    [Engine] I'd recommend to finish off with throttle plate...

    I'd recommend to finish off with throttle plate adjustment as described in Post No. 19 onwards in:

    http://dmctalk.org/showthread.php?15633-Attempting-to-destroy-my-idle-lumpiness/page2

    Good...
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    [Engine] I'd have said the same thing what Dave mentioned...

    I'd have said the same thing what Dave mentioned too re a sticking wide open throttle microswitch.

    I'm glad the shims arrived ok and you've noted the difference it makes too.
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    [General] No. It only has a slight change when moving from...

    No. It only has a slight change when moving from park to drive (foot on the brake of course) or back again.

    The procedure works on all engine types and worked on that twin turbo one that Chris...
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    [General] Good luck

    Good luck
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    [General] Mines an auto and it doesn't stall ...

    Mines an auto and it doesn't stall ...
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    [General] The surge is a symptom of incorrect base fuel...

    The surge is a symptom of incorrect base fuel mixture/ incorrect control pressure or idle control.

    See post 19 in:
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    [Engine] We call them scotch-locks. ... and I HATE them ...

    We call them scotch-locks. ... and I HATE them

    Well done in sorting the problem out. I hope it runs nice now :)
  18. Thread: Lamda not working

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    [Fuel] No it doesn't, as it is dependent on how far you...

    No it doesn't, as it is dependent on how far you open the brass screws. I explained this in post no.19 in
    http://dmctalk.org/showthread.php?15633-Attempting-to-destroy-my-idle-lumpiness/page2

    The...
  19. Thread: Lamda not working

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    [Fuel] How many have you done exactly? I've set up 3...

    How many have you done exactly? I've set up 3 with the stage 1 dmch and 1 with just the performance cams and have not had to increase the rpms from stock all with the brass screw modification I...
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    I must be an odd-ball as I love K-Jet and find it...

    I must be an odd-ball as I love K-Jet and find it easy to fix.

    I've never heard it 'scream' as noted. It does have a high pitched sound from the injectors but this is not overheard from the...
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    [Heat & A/C] Great work, I'm enjoying reading this overhaul. ...

    Great work, I'm enjoying reading this overhaul.

    May I suggest that as soon as you connect the accumulator, as it also contains the drier silica gel, immediately pull a vacuum in to prevent the...
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    [Fuel] The switch on the water pump is the thermo-time...

    The switch on the water pump is the thermo-time switch and this only operates the cold start valve etc.

    I'll assume your frequency valve is buzzing and you've connected your dwell meter ok and...
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    [Engine] Oops, I said that already in Post No.10. I've...

    Oops, I said that already in Post No.10.

    I've copied the test text here from the link in case moderators here don't allow back links etc.
    http://www.deloreaneurotec.uk/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=4619
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    [Engine] Admin-bloke is me ;)

    Admin-bloke is me ;)
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    [Engine] In the meantime double check the ignition advance...

    In the meantime double check the ignition advance timing, especial the static mechanical advance vs engine speed and compare that to the manual. Is not unknown for an advance spring on a bob weight...
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