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success! Barry's Z is running

Discussion in 'General Banter' started by joey, Oct 26, 2014.

  1. joey

    joey Zorg Addict
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    After much investigation we found the problem..

    Barry is happy but slightly embarrassed..

    We did the head gasket on his M44 and couldn't sort the very rough running..

    We looked at

    Timing. No improvement
    plugs. Small improvement
    Coil pack
    HT leads
    TPS and throttle body cleaned and all vacuum hoses checked.
    Each thing made a small improvement but it was still hunting at idle.

    finally we heard what sounded like an air leak.

    It turns out that Barry had forgotten to put back one of the gaskets on the inlet manifold. ..

    replaced and she runs like a champ!

    Z convoy of two yesterday ..

    finally:)
     
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  2. t-tony

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    Bag o' rats. But you live and learn. Great to hear you've got it going lads, well done.:beer:beer:beer
    Hope you enjoyed the mini cruise afterwards.

    Tony.
     
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  3. hard top

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    Well, these things can happen even if you are a seasoned mechanic (had it happen to me at a Merc $tealer) well done chaps and have fun......:beer
     
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  4. GazHyde

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    It's always rewarding to get to the bottom of a problem, and the reward of a Zed convoy is the icing on the cake. Well done gentlemen!
     
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  5. Mint

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    Great news guys, well done. Missing a gasket is one thing you'll never do again - and now hopefully none of us will either;)
     
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  6. David Cullen

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    nice work, regardless of the problem, you found it and got it sorted and done other work along the way that wont have to be done for another long while ;-)
     
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  7. oldcarman

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    Way to stick with it guys!! Always nice when it finally comes together at last! JIM
     
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