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by svenska axel
Tue Oct 15, 2013 12:07 pm
Forum: Engine (20)
Topic: Auxilary Pump Run on..
Replies: 10
Views: 1337

Re: Auxilary Pump Run on..

someone tell'd me its for cooling the injectors. they used to get heat sink on the injector rail when the car was hot and stopped, causing start troublems fuel vapour lock etc. the rail is cosy behind the engine above the exhaust manifold. the point is to disperse the heat after switch off. it was a...
by svenska axel
Mon Oct 14, 2013 9:36 pm
Forum: Electrical system (30)
Topic: advice please-anyone??
Replies: 2
Views: 541

advice please-anyone??

can anyone say weather the speedo sensor on an automatic will fit a manual. getting desperate.
by svenska axel
Mon Oct 14, 2013 9:29 pm
Forum: Engine (20)
Topic: Cylinder Head Bolts
Replies: 8
Views: 1331

Re: Cylinder Head Bolts

i found a cheap contitec belt, continenetal i think. its been fine. maybe worth doing the idle pulleys as well. the head bolts are stretch and if i remember have an angular tightening sequence, which wont give the correct clamping force when used again.cant remember what tooth. may say in the pdf's....
by svenska axel
Fri Oct 04, 2013 4:12 pm
Forum: In Car Entertainment
Topic: chinese Lapai mini-amps
Replies: 1
Views: 1474

Re: chinese Lapai mini-amps

i wouldnt do that, i doubt the aerial wire wont take 6 amp might barbecue the car. put some wire that can take at least 10 amp . puting a power capacitor on the supply improves the sound no end.
by svenska axel
Wed Oct 02, 2013 4:31 pm
Forum: Electrical system (30)
Topic: Pop-up problems
Replies: 12
Views: 1377

Re: Pop-up problems

left hand motor thats out of phase could the new relay wired opposite way round somehow, unless someone put the mechanism back 180 out. the rhs motor has malfunctioning switching internally most probably. a bit like a wiper motor on intermittent, there are circular electrical tracks on the big gear ...
by svenska axel
Tue Sep 24, 2013 9:34 pm
Forum: Electrical system (30)
Topic: speedo sensor.
Replies: 7
Views: 1075

Re: speedo sensor.

manual transmission, asthmatic. :P
by svenska axel
Sun Sep 22, 2013 10:19 pm
Forum: Wheel suspension and Steering (60)
Topic: Turbo suspension parts on an ES?
Replies: 8
Views: 2716

Re: Turbo suspension parts on an ES?

im turning into an old git. hard springs need smooth roads and i dont see many of those.
by svenska axel
Sun Sep 22, 2013 10:12 pm
Forum: Electrical system (30)
Topic: speedo sensor.
Replies: 7
Views: 1075

Re: speedo sensor.

tested it and its open circuit, so now have to hunt down a replacement. thats assuming i can get it off, cant get any leverage on the allen key between exhaust and drive shaft.
by svenska axel
Sat Sep 21, 2013 8:33 pm
Forum: Cars For Sale / Wanted
Topic: 480es for sale.1 owner from new!
Replies: 7
Views: 1226

Re: 480es for sale.1 owner from new!

could you post some pictures up please.
by svenska axel
Sat Sep 21, 2013 3:53 pm
Forum: Wheel suspension and Steering (60)
Topic: Turbo suspension parts on an ES?
Replies: 8
Views: 2716

Re: Turbo suspension parts on an ES?

there is a big mistake people make with suspension. now what you are forgetting is that your old dampers i guess are decades old probably with substantial mileage on them. now given that its reckoned in the motor industry that dampers start to go down hill after 50 000 miles, some even reckon to kee...
by svenska axel
Thu Sep 19, 2013 8:43 pm
Forum: Engine (20)
Topic: Heavy sttutering and stalling
Replies: 30
Views: 4498

Re: Heavy sttutering and stalling

could it no be ignition, distributor, leads plugs. could show up on heavy load boosting.
by svenska axel
Thu Sep 19, 2013 8:35 pm
Forum: Electrical system (30)
Topic: speedo sensor.
Replies: 7
Views: 1075

Re: speedo sensor.

what should the resistance be. if its high enough shouldnt do any damage. there are three car near me being broken but all 2.0 m reg which is what 93/94. anyone have a 1991 sensor id be much obliged.
by svenska axel
Thu Sep 19, 2013 6:56 pm
Forum: Electrical system (30)
Topic: speedo sensor.
Replies: 7
Views: 1075

Re: speedo sensor.

ive found two dirrerent part numbers in the pdf. will the wrong one have the genie come out of my console with a puff of magic smoke.
by svenska axel
Thu Sep 19, 2013 1:43 pm
Forum: Electrical system (30)
Topic: speedo sensor.
Replies: 7
Views: 1075

speedo sensor.

2 questions.
1.--- on manual car is sensor always in same position be it 1.7,2.0,n/a or turdo.
2.--- will a 2.0l 1993 work on my 1.7 1991.