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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 09:26 PM
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Posted By 84B23F
Fine Point - They can produce...

Fine Point - They can produce (https://www.fierceelectronics.com/sensors/what-a-hall-effect-sensor) either a digital (on and off) or analog (continuous) signal depending on their design and intended...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 01:08 PM
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Posted By 84B23F
Ah yes, very important point: Air Gap ...

Ah yes, very important point: Air Gap

Trigger/stator pole air gap: 0.25mm

ECM is expecting a range of lower/higher voltages to operate...he who screws the air-gap pooch will not be within the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 10:20 AM
Replies: 57
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Posted By 84B23F
Both ignition systems are based upon a "pulse...

Both ignition systems are based upon a "pulse generator," and both designs represent an electronic circuit, where one is analog, and the other digital.

Wiki
1. Pulse generator...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 57
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Posted By 84B23F
A Variable Reluctance Sensor might be the correct...

A Variable Reluctance Sensor might be the correct engineering speak. Short read at cite below.

Hall vs. Variable Reluctance Sensors (https://fullfunctioneng.com/info/Hall%20vs%20VR.pdf)

"In...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-26-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 57
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Posted By 84B23F
???? Is your engine timing specs the same as this...

???? Is your engine timing specs the same as this DeLorean DMC-12 ????

Basic ignition timing: 13+2 degrees BTDC at 775 +50 RPM (vacuum advance disconnected)

Spark advance -- vacuum (at idle...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 57
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Posted By 84B23F
I never followed your saga, but this previously...

I never followed your saga, but this previously cite mentioned gives specific timing information required (https://delorean.fandom.com/wiki/Ignition_system), if it applies to your setup. Some of my...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2020, 11:15 AM
Replies: 57
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Posted By 84B23F
Footnote - A special coil was used...coil must be...

Footnote - A special coil was used...coil must be of OEM spec. Coils are designed around a specific dwell time interval. If dwell time on coil...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2020, 11:03 PM
Replies: 57
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Posted By 84B23F
Footnote - DeLorean DMC-12 is equipped with a...

Footnote - DeLorean DMC-12 is equipped with a Bosch electronic ignition system (https://delorean.fandom.com/wiki/Ignition_system) ...alternating voltage is produced... The pules is transmitted to the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2020, 10:46 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By 84B23F
Being in LA area, I'd fetch an used rack, and...

Being in LA area, I'd fetch an used rack, and rebuild it....or see if any re-builders exist in your domicile.

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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 57
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Posted By 84B23F
Well thx...as noted, I'm 'blind' with respect to...

Well thx...as noted, I'm 'blind' with respect to components used. So if we assume mechanical timing (with stock cams) is spot on, and if fuel injectors' measured flow output at some test point is...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-23-2020, 12:35 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By 84B23F
As John noted, Coolant temp sensor...ohm spec...

As John noted, Coolant temp sensor...ohm spec it...in vintage GM vehicles, they go rich when they start failing..
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-22-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By 84B23F
He might eat 'Fresh' maggots for breakfast:-)

He might eat 'Fresh' maggots for breakfast:-)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By 84B23F
Footnote - LH 2.4 pinout and LH 3.1 pinout may or...

Footnote - LH 2.4 pinout and LH 3.1 pinout may or may not be the same...I don't have the time to compare, but here is LH 2.4's here...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By 84B23F
Best I could find here...

Best I could find here (https://i.imgur.com/oYzqQpD.jpg), and I've looked for years for one. Two computer boxes, on left top pic LH 3.1, and right bottom EZK. I'd save this pic OP.

Throttle Body...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 57
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Posted By 84B23F
Here's how your keep your Jaguar XK8 Hook...

Here's how your keep your Jaguar XK8

Hook distributor's vacuum-pot's vacuum-line directly to intake manifold, so when checking timing, timing is at full advance...in effect, there is no timing...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2020, 10:37 AM
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Posted By 84B23F
That video seems to be explicit....no gauge was...

That video seems to be explicit....no gauge was used in it...just "for your eyes only." He suggested the manual suggested rotating the crank 120° but this seems to be a way to screw the pooch.
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2020, 11:14 PM
Replies: 57
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Posted By 84B23F
Mike (Owner) of DeLorean Midwest...

Mike (Owner) of DeLorean Midwest (https://www.dmcmidwest.com) could fix it: There is a Knowledge Base at this site (https://support.delorean.com/KB/browse.aspx).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2020, 10:54 PM
Replies: 57
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Posted By 84B23F
In distributor days...timing light determines...

In distributor days...timing light determines distributor's final position...I couldn't find timing specs, but 10° BTDC seems reasonable.

Interesting how Crank-CAMs are setup

Video: Delorean...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 57
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Posted By 84B23F
He doesn't want all that horsepower...a real fuel...

He doesn't want all that horsepower...a real fuel burner:-)

"PRV came in a variety of displacements (https://ranwhenparked.net/2010/09/14/what-lies-beneath-the-controversial-prv-engine-part-3/)...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 57
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Posted By 84B23F
Bring me up to speed here: "The most basic...

Bring me up to speed here: "The most basic (https://ranwhenparked.net/2010/09/14/what-lies-beneath-the-controversial-prv-engine-part-3/) of which was a breaker-type ignition using a single...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 57
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Posted By 84B23F
Is this the firing order? So on driver side at...

Is this the firing order? So on driver side at firewall is number one?

1-6-3-5-2-4 (https://www.fixya.com/support/t19289713-want_find_firing_order_1978_peugeot_504)
...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 57
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Posted By 84B23F
This test above only shows ignition side works,...

This test above only shows ignition side works, not under compression, which requires more spark energy.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 57
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Posted By 84B23F
Spark Timing Advance - This has been tested with...

Spark Timing Advance - This has been tested with hand-held vacuum-pump? Which ignition system was used...Bosch...Pic or OEM-#?

Coil - It must be to OEM specs...81 Rabbit had a fricken hot...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2020, 02:16 AM
Replies: 57
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Posted By 84B23F
Considering 1981 VW Rabbit & 1981 262C Bertone...

Considering 1981 VW Rabbit & 1981 262C Bertone Coupe have Bosch CIS in common, and I had injector issues, confirmed, I would not be surprised if both vehicles got similar vintage fuel lines from...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2020, 12:43 PM
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Posted By 84B23F
Footnotes: New "cleansed" fuel lines from...

Footnotes:

New "cleansed" fuel lines from filter to injectors may be required to eradicate this issue.

Of course, lifting up on that "air mass" plate will increase fuel flow. I think a magnet...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2020, 12:15 PM
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Posted By 84B23F
Before Uncle Sam mandated a fuel injection...

Before Uncle Sam mandated a fuel injection cleaner in automotive fuels, I had to use an injector cleaner like Techron Fuel Injector Cleaner in my 1981 VW Rabbit pickup.

Amoco (Standard Oil) was...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-19-2020, 08:26 AM
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Posted By 84B23F
When an upward change in idle RPM happens, extra...

When an upward change in idle RPM happens, extra air entering intake is the culprit.

If throttle plate is returning to its set position, then fat chance it is the issue.

As throttle body wears,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2020, 10:39 PM
Replies: 57
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Posted By 84B23F
Footnote Based Upon LH Jetronic for B21F ...

Footnote Based Upon LH Jetronic for B21F

Earlier models used this FPR
35 psi
0 280 160 214

Later models used
43.5 psi
0 280 160 213
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2020, 10:32 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By 84B23F
Silicone grease (dielectric) works just fine via...

Silicone grease (dielectric) works just fine via greasing old gasket.

>PVC

Check vacuum line going to flame-trap. Mine was plugged at intake's port fitting

>throttle body...heard no soft...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2020, 10:05 PM
Replies: 57
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Posted By 84B23F
Has it ever run correctly? If mechanicals...

Has it ever run correctly?

If mechanicals are good, then ignition/Fuel is/are the issues.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2020, 09:59 PM
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Posted By 84B23F
Well yes, understood Commander Cody. So, it...

Well yes, understood Commander Cody.

So, it was about 1969 when a friend had his 389 Goat engine rebuilt and pumped up to 12:1 compression; he got the cam gear off one tooth-unknown to him, and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2020, 10:25 AM
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Posted By 84B23F
I can visualize what that pic represents, so...

I can visualize what that pic represents, so without seeing a manual for that engine, I would:

1. Remove sparks and valve covers (or access to seeing cams' positions)

2. Rotate engine to 0°...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2020, 06:39 PM
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Posted By 84B23F
If no vacuum leaks, adjust throttle plate to OEM...

If no vacuum leaks, adjust throttle plate to OEM spec...always start with throttle plate adjustment.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 57
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Posted By 84B23F
Crankshaft position sensor, but his rig may not...

Crankshaft position sensor, but his rig may not have it, which if so, use the timing light.

Increased RPM at idle can suggest timing is advanced past its set point...vacuum leak...brake booster...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2020, 11:15 PM
Replies: 57
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Posted By 84B23F
Assuming no points...and a CPS is used...Total...

Assuming no points...and a CPS is used...Total timing advance has a range of X degrees...and rotor should be firing electrical energy before number one's distributor-cap terminal, at number one...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-16-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,179
Posted By 84B23F
Penny wise, pound foolish....when it comes to...

Penny wise, pound foolish....when it comes to brake safety on MC...just renew.

Years ago, when a vehicle was traded in to a reseller, they would stomp hard on brake pedal to see if brake-failure...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By 84B23F
Turn key to on position...wait 3 full...

Turn key to on position...wait 3 full seconds...turn key to start position.

If it starts up quickly after sitting a few days, replace fuel pressure regulator (FPR)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-13-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,179
Posted By 84B23F
I use a vacuum rather than the pressure...

I use a vacuum rather than the pressure method...once done once, that's all.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By 84B23F
Jerk out starter...as Art or someone said in...

Jerk out starter...as Art or someone said in other thread.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-11-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By 84B23F
If available, cheaper to buy new seals, and take...

If available, cheaper to buy new seals, and take MC apart.

I've pushed old MC's piston to max inward position, without an issue.

It's best to insure MC is bled, before buying a new MC...I've...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By 84B23F
Leaking injector...93s 240/940 had test port on...

Leaking injector...93s 240/940 had test port on fuel rail, which made it easy to see if pressure was holding after key is switched off.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 794
Posted By 84B23F
Trust, but verify...

Trust, but verify (http://forums.turbobricks.com/showpost.php?p=6125511&postcount=9)
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-10-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,561
Posted By 84B23F
Crank & Flywheel/Flexplate have a 1:1...

Crank & Flywheel/Flexplate have a 1:1 relationship, where Crank/Cam have a 2:1 relationship in regards to TDC for compression stroke.

So, finding Number's 1 cylinder at its top's position is all...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,179
Posted By 84B23F
Usage and time takes them out...

Usage and time takes them out...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-09-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,179
Posted By 84B23F
Bleed brakes with engine off...vac booster being...

Bleed brakes with engine off...vac booster being broken or not is not related to bleeding brake cylinders.

Broken vac booster normally causes higher engine RPM when idling...and brake pedal will...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-06-2020, 10:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By 84B23F
This suggests a lack of oxygen and fuel rich...On...

This suggests a lack of oxygen and fuel rich...On turbo side, I know little...waste-gate valve I assume.

Otherwise, its a fuel or electrical hiccup.


Need more specific details...engine cold,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2020, 11:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By 84B23F
EGR equip...sticking EGR valve...

EGR equip...sticking EGR valve...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-05-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 24
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Posted By 84B23F
I'm not aware of Volvo doing it...Just MG... ...

I'm not aware of Volvo doing it...Just MG...

I worked on this MG, some forty years ago, and it may have been a single carb on a 77 B...see this forum thread....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-03-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,966
Posted By 84B23F
Ballast resistors tend to fail via open...

Ballast resistors tend to fail via open circuit...they were wired up different ways, some vehicles using a ballast resistor while others used a resistor wire, but theory of operation is a full 12v in...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-02-2020, 11:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 680
Posted By 84B23F
Find the tank wires in dash area, and do an ohm...

Find the tank wires in dash area, and do an ohm meter test.

New fuel gauges might be available.
...
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