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  1. Thread: Fuel pump

    by Sharpen
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    I feel a bit silly asking now, I've worked on the...

    I feel a bit silly asking now, I've worked on the engine in the past and it hadn't registered that it was there and so easy. I searched for pics but did'nt see any and I had visions of this was going...
  2. Thread: Fuel pump

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    Fuel pump

    Does anyone have a step by step to remove the fuel pump? I'm assuming the fuel tank needs to come out too, so some guidance would be great to know.
  3. Not been on here for a while, did you fix the...

    Not been on here for a while, did you fix the fault? I had this years ago with mine, was the air control valve. 130 on ebay. Car stalls easily when warm then won't start until cool.
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    I had same whereby it would stall after around 15...

    I had same whereby it would stall after around 15 mins and then not start again. Turned out to be the air control valve. Like this:...
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    how about this:...

    how about this:
    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=36680&item=7979232751&rd=1
  6. Thread: Head gasket?

    by Sharpen
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    Hi, I'd agree with adam, the creamy brown gunk on...

    Hi, I'd agree with adam, the creamy brown gunk on the underside of the oil filler cap is a good indication of water getting into the oil system on any car. our beat had similar overheating/ water...
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    does the engine run ok from cold then falter...

    does the engine run ok from cold then falter during warm-up? if so, I had this and had to replace the idle valve assembly.
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    mmm shiney black yeah I'd agree, looks BMW ish...

    mmm shiney black
    yeah I'd agree, looks BMW ish with the bonnet lines and wipers that go the wrong way, BMW compact?
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    hi everyone, as my other half works for an...

    hi everyone, as my other half works for an insurance company i ran the above posts past her and basically, she says if your policy allows you to drive someone elses vehicle then:
    a) it is for...
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    Proj A chip

    Hi Oz
    Yes I'll be having one of those please!

    whats the final cost in YEN or are you waiting for more orders to be confirmed?

    Shane
  11. Thread: Sidelight

    by Sharpen
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    it def a fiddly job, i found that pouring hot...

    it def a fiddly job, i found that pouring hot water over the blanking stoppers made them easier to get out and back in again.
    i've put led clusters in as replacements, they give a bluish white which...
  12. Thread: Wishbone

    by Sharpen
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    Wishbone

    Hi all,

    Has anyone got a spare front ns wishbone for sale?
    cheers
    shane
  13. Thread: Engine stalls

    by Sharpen
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    Well I've run the beat a week now and it seems...

    Well I've run the beat a week now and it seems fine now (thought I'd give it a week just to make sure)- whats changed to cure this problem? I put Shell Optimax fuel in it and now it behaves itself....
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    Thanks Paul that picture probably saved me hours-...

    Thanks Paul that picture probably saved me hours- would'nt have suspected those two screws.
    Well I do have small hands but never thought it'd be that tight. Anyway felt behind the unit for the CD...
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    Stereo Removal help

    Hi all, does anyone know if a thread already exist detailing how the Gathers stereo comes out without breaking anything? -and also which details the correct cable run for the multichanger...
  16. Thread: Engine stalls

    by Sharpen
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    Thanks guys for your ideas. I took the inlet...

    Thanks guys for your ideas.
    I took the inlet manifold off today and noted a fair amount of oil in the bottom of the intake cowling. This worries me as I have remembered that this fault developed at...
  17. Thread: Engine stalls

    by Sharpen
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    Hello again, back again with this problem- its...

    Hello again, back again with this problem- its been too cold to do much work on my little beat so heres an update:

    - car starts brilliantly from cold and revs and sounds well, fitted new iridium...
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    yeah i'll have a set too

    yeah i'll have a set too
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    are they stainless steel? and are they tuned to...

    are they stainless steel? and are they tuned to extract a few more bhps from the little beat power house?
    if so i'd def be interested in having 2 pipe ver (with one pipe either side)

    shane
  20. Thread: Engine stalls

    by Sharpen
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    Thanks Ady, i wondered if it could be some sort...

    Thanks Ady, i wondered if it could be some sort of automatic choke problem but I'll check your idle valve suggestion, could you point me in the right direction as to its whereabouts?

    cheers
    Shane
  21. Thread: Engine stalls

    by Sharpen
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    Engine stalls

    Hello everybody, any theories on the following fault would be very welcome.

    When the throttle is opened quickly the engine stalls as if starved of fuel. The engine can be revved all the way round...
  22. Thread: Dials?

    by Sharpen
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    Hi Paul, are you any nearer getting enough peeps...

    Hi Paul, are you any nearer getting enough peeps to get an order placed for replacement mph dials? I take it that ~500 / 20 sets makes each set ~25 each? I need to change mine as can't get to grips...
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    very usefull!

    very usefull!
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    Thanks Steve for all that info, I'm really...

    Thanks Steve for all that info, I'm really impressed with those wiring diagrams!

    Cheers

    Shane
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    thanks Midship and tinytim, spot on; I recon a...

    thanks Midship and tinytim, spot on; I recon a feed from the lights connected to this box could be used to activate the beeper too. might get my meter (avo) out at the weekend to work the wiring out....
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