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by and
Sun Mar 07, 2021 9:12 am
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: new member with questions
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Re: new member with questions

Well took for road test up some steep hills smoked after about 1 mile but cleared after about 2 when engine got to full temp i must admit it was a lot faster than i expected my mrs in her saab 2.2 turbo had to push it a bit to keep up even on the hills and acceleration so not to bad thanks guys
by and
Fri Feb 26, 2021 5:18 am
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: new member with questions
Replies: 99
Views: 3595

Re: new member with questions

I bled the system i must say these must be the only cars that are only bled properly when the bottom hose gets hot in my 50 odd years as a mechanic the bottom hose is or should be cooler than the top. But i am going to check the glow plug operation asap . As when it starts to play up after about 10 ...
by and
Wed Feb 24, 2021 11:59 am
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: new member with questions
Replies: 99
Views: 3595

Re: new member with questions

Hi now that is a good thought i will try that did you put in line i have done a couple of shoguns basiclly by passing the relay you just had to remember to switch them off cheers
by and
Mon Feb 22, 2021 9:18 am
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: new member with questions
Replies: 99
Views: 3595

Re: new member with questions

Disconected tps did nothing reconected it just the same. Cant understand this i have timed how long it takes before it smokes bang on 10 minutes every time and at the same time as temp gauge moves engine runs a little bit rough then blue diesel smelling smoke this is why i thought it mite be a elect...
by and
Sun Feb 21, 2021 2:11 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: new member with questions
Replies: 99
Views: 3595

Re: new member with questions

i haven't tried it but i will if got to be worth a try cheers
by and
Sat Feb 20, 2021 12:46 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: new member with questions
Replies: 99
Views: 3595

Re: new member with questions

Another question why dose's my injection pump have a TPS fitted and its wired when i have a manual gearbox in my car seems a bit pointless to me :?
by and
Thu Feb 18, 2021 9:41 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: new member with questions
Replies: 99
Views: 3595

Re: new member

i didn't think so either but i mite just disconect the temp sensor just as a experiment :) you never know cheers
by and
Thu Feb 18, 2021 5:18 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: new member with questions
Replies: 99
Views: 3595

Re: new member

Been on road test not far as no tax or mot pulls well no misfire blue smoke if hard acceleration but no hesitation there. BUT i have noticed something it might sound daft but starts great runs great cold but as soon as the temp gauge moves of cold to about a quarter then engine tone alters then smok...
by and
Thu Feb 18, 2021 11:26 am
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: new member with questions
Replies: 99
Views: 3595

Re: new member

Well i have removed tank sender unit and the tank is clean and there was diesel in there to make sure it wasn't anything to do with the running issues before i road test. I know the fuel gauge does not work i have put a direct 12v feed to the plug and a good earth still gauge not working . Put a met...
by and
Wed Feb 17, 2021 6:25 am
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: new member with questions
Replies: 99
Views: 3595

Re: new member

Thats what is needed i think but i am unsure about the coolant bleeding i have used the see saw method doesn't seem to be any air in system temp gauge goes up to just before half way not being driven so not up to temp front and rear heaters get warm but the bottom hose getting hot it doesn't. But in...
by and
Tue Feb 16, 2021 3:40 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: new member with questions
Replies: 99
Views: 3595

Re: new member

Ye marks tally up timing spot on removed pump to check key way position all good back together every thing is bang on starts runs good revs blue smoke not as bad worse when warm now, i seem to be getting there going to run up tommoro and remove intercooler pipes air cleaner pipes ect . I need to get...
by and
Tue Feb 16, 2021 7:36 am
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: new member with questions
Replies: 99
Views: 3595

Re: new member

Cheers but am i wrong in thinking there are markings on the flywheel which will bring the front pulley in the same position all the time but i will look later weather is not to good atm
by and
Mon Feb 15, 2021 9:33 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: new member with questions
Replies: 99
Views: 3595

Re: new member

Hi do you know where about on the bell housing i assume rear of engine top or bottom of housing and any idea what mark i am looking for i assume i undo the cover from the bulkhead behind the front seats thanks
by and
Mon Feb 15, 2021 3:12 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: new member with questions
Replies: 99
Views: 3595

Re: new member

Well i have rechecked tappets and timing 2/3/4/5 times i can move the pump to rotation of engine stops or misfires so not that way when i move toward engine runs a lot better its at the end of the slide its as if it needs to go further over its like the pump needs to come out and go back in like it ...
by and
Mon Feb 15, 2021 9:44 am
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: new member with questions
Replies: 99
Views: 3595

Re: new member

thanks going to recheck