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  • Dirk's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:49 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Glasgowgoers new Golf Kart in Your Cars
    Mmmm I think you might be very disappointing with that, but hopefully I am wrong. Dirk
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  • Dirk's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:42 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    that is still high on my assumption but in order for that to happen I think there needs to be a pressure loss at some point and it will be down to...
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  • Dirk's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:38 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    The fuel filter and pump are below the tank so it could not drain back to the tank. Dirk
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  • Dirk's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:35 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    That is a possibility all be it a brand new pump. Dirk
    692 replies | 60749 view(s)
  • glasgowgolfer's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:25 PM
    ☀️ Sent from my SM-G935F using Tapatalk
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  • glasgowgolfer's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:23 PM
    Heater sent today 😉 Sent from my SM-G935F using Tapatalk
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  • Spacenut's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:50 PM
    Aww, shucks :blushing:. Actually, if I could I would do the windows in reflective bronze just like the Alfa Carabo, but unfortunately I just...
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  • bushboy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:37 PM
    bushboy replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Vapor lock is high on the list. It also affects carby engines as well. Back in Australia our 4.4L V8 suffered a lot from vapor locks until an air...
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  • bushboy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:34 PM
    Dirk, I can only imagine that he was hoping it would boost the airflow of hot air from the non existent heat exchanges. I'm not even contemplating...
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  • Gaisa's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:26 PM
    Gaisa replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    I had similar issues with my old van, the check valve in the fuel filter failed and all the fuel drained back into the tank, creating a VERY big air...
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  • Brett's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:05 AM
    Brett replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    It took me a little time but I remember that I worked on a car(not a subaru) with the exact same problem your having(hard to start when warm) and if...
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    09-12-2018, 11:02 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Speaking as someone who would love to fit a Scooby to my Nova, but is keen to restore her and get her road legal as soon as possible ... I think I'll...
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  • Dirk's Avatar
    09-12-2018, 10:59 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Glasgowgoers new Golf Kart in Your Cars
    So what do you think the second fan in an enclosed box was for? Dirk
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    09-12-2018, 10:54 PM
    But despite the other pressures you've made a start! Well done!! :clapping: To be honest, if the chassis is as solid as it looks, and you can...
    21 replies | 283 view(s)
  • Dirk's Avatar
    09-12-2018, 10:52 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    I had thought about the injectors leaking but had dismissed that one as the engine runs fine at idle and driving it, if the injectors where leaking...
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  • bushboy's Avatar
    09-12-2018, 10:43 PM
    I managed a little time in the Shed on Saturday, while my wife was at work and taking her out for her Birthday treat. Apparently helping me fix a...
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  • bushboy's Avatar
    09-12-2018, 10:22 PM
    A metal hole saw, drill, some flat steel & a length of tube take it to your friendly TIG welder & your continuity & melting scenarios will be non...
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  • Alzax3's Avatar
    09-12-2018, 06:58 PM
    Is it PLA or ABS? 180 degrees against 230 degrees C (ish) don't think either are going to be reached in the engine bay without causing other...
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  • Brett's Avatar
    09-12-2018, 01:59 PM
    Brett replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    My train of thought was, what would cause that issue and not throw out a trouble code. If the injectors are working but not properly or if the...
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  • Phill's Avatar
    09-12-2018, 12:13 PM
    Yes the engine cover still fits but you raise an interesting point about the exhaust heat returns as I had not considered this. How hot does the...
    582 replies | 62535 view(s)
  • islandman's Avatar
    09-12-2018, 09:28 AM
    islandman replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Doesn't sound like a nice easy one to troubleshoot, I guess the OBD II is not giving any clues? I don't think you drove the donor car for any...
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  • Brett's Avatar
    09-12-2018, 05:03 AM
    Brett replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    Might be bad injectors. one or more may be sticking causing a rich mixture. Which would explain why it starts easy when cold and when you turn the...
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  • Dirk's Avatar
    08-12-2018, 11:44 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Dirk's Avante in Your Cars
    This weekend was going to be all about sorting the warm start issue as it is stopping me from taking it on the road in case I stall her. So during...
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  • madscientist's Avatar
    08-12-2018, 11:26 PM
    Mine arrived Friday- looks fantastic! Cheers Colin
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  • Dirk's Avatar
    08-12-2018, 10:59 PM
    Excellent work I feel I am missing out on lots of possibilities by not having a 3D printer. I have recently got a 6 month free trial of Alibre Atom3D...
    582 replies | 62535 view(s)
  • Phill's Avatar
    08-12-2018, 09:11 PM
    Well spotted Alistair, you're right I kept meaning to fit a new cover plate and never got around to it:oops2:. But I really need to do something...
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    08-12-2018, 08:40 PM
    Phill, To help give me a push to get back in the garage (it's been over a month since I touched the Nova!) I took a look at some of your earlier...
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  • BlueNova's Avatar
    08-12-2018, 08:06 PM
    That's excellent Phill. Great solution! :clapping: Alistair
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  • Buffy's Avatar
    08-12-2018, 06:40 PM
    Good effort Phil 👍
    582 replies | 62535 view(s)
  • Phill's Avatar
    08-12-2018, 03:03 PM
    You may recall I recently bought a new Carb which didn't fit my inlet manifold? Anyway, I decided not to be beaten and have designed and 3D printed...
    582 replies | 62535 view(s)
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