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by crepello
Mon May 06, 2024 5:46 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Fast Fords
Replies: 2
Views: 98

Re: Fast Fords

Johnny 216GSi wrote: Sun May 05, 2024 3:40 pm Sierra Cosworth with its huge rear side windows looks like a hearse. Particularly in black. Given the way some people drive them, this may be of benefit as it can reduce funeral costs considerably.
Tee Hee!
by crepello
Mon Mar 11, 2024 12:26 am
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Really random idle revs
Replies: 49
Views: 2854

Re: Really random idle revs

Yeah made sure the cable was tightened to a decent amount the other day so I think that's alright. The book way to set the cable is to ease the square rubber out of its fork on the throttle body, and hold it against the 'pedal' side of its fork, adjust to just remove cable slack, then put it back i...
by crepello
Sun Feb 25, 2024 1:48 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Really random idle revs
Replies: 49
Views: 2854

Re: Really random idle revs

When the ignition is turned off I believe the ECU is supposed to set the stepper motor to the
position it predicts is required for the next cold start, so whirring sounds normal. Three times,
I'm not so sure...
by crepello
Mon Feb 19, 2024 9:34 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Really random idle revs
Replies: 49
Views: 2854

Re: Really random idle revs

Thought: Do vacuum non-return valves to the brake servo fail sometimes?
by crepello
Mon Feb 05, 2024 1:17 am
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Really random idle revs
Replies: 49
Views: 2854

Re: Really random idle revs

I think alloy manifold is 'correct' for your car, in 1994. I have one of those duotone paint SEi's too. The plastic manifold has different idle air control arrangements too, so would be associated with a different ECU I expect. Didn't someone on here a few months ago have a problem with the throttle...
by crepello
Fri Feb 02, 2024 5:38 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Sunroof parts.
Replies: 6
Views: 1000

Re: Sunroof parts.

Assuming "metal" == steel, couldn't you get them repaired by welding or brazing?
(Also assuming no extreme distortion in the fracture area, which would be risky to straighten afterwards.)
by crepello
Sat Jan 20, 2024 11:54 pm
Forum: Upgrades & Modifications
Topic: Head rest? Hmmm got to be a way to improve this
Replies: 15
Views: 3090

Re: Head rest? Hmmm got to be a way to improve this

Topcat Tomcat wrote: Sat Jan 20, 2024 7:18 am Oooooo, a Maybach MD655?! 😍
You'd need to find a friend to drive around in permanent convoy for best effect!
by crepello
Fri Jan 05, 2024 10:44 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Clutch Pedal Goes Straight to the Floor
Replies: 31
Views: 4874

Re: Clutch Pedal Goes Straight to the Floor

The part numbers I have for the (R65) release fork bushes:

ADU 9997
ADU 9992

Both shown in stock at Rimmers.
by crepello
Fri Dec 15, 2023 6:41 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: Boot leak in 214i
Replies: 9
Views: 1400

Re: Boot leak in 214i

If it does turn out to be a problem with the light cluster seals, then the Rover Coupe Owners' Club
can supply replacements:

REAR LIGHT SEALS - XFH10009

As a member here, you qualify for a concessionary discount.
by crepello
Thu Dec 07, 2023 11:12 pm
Forum: Technical and Diagnosis
Topic: HT Leads
Replies: 6
Views: 794

Re: HT Leads

Have you tried clipping one onto a spare/old plug, and the same with one of your old leads, and see if
there's a marked difference in assembled length?