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by Essex Nige
29 Jun 2011, 16:43
Forum: T25 Alternative Engine Forum
Topic: AAZ, Am i missing something?
Replies: 20
Views: 11710

Re: AAZ, Am i missing something?

Question did you have the cylinder head skimmed when you replaced the head gasket for the GSF three notch/hole one?.Not trying to confuse matters or no it all but Cylinder head reconditioners when a head is skimmed for safety replace with three notch/hole in case of valve interference.Or was it a c...
by Essex Nige
29 Jun 2011, 06:21
Forum: T25 Alternative Engine Forum
Topic: AAZ, Am i missing something?
Replies: 20
Views: 11710

Re: AAZ, Am i missing something?

New head gasket going in today :ok

Ringo thanks for the offer, tbh i wouldn't know what to do with it :rofl

Jed let me know how it goes with the tuning as thats the route i'm going to go down once ive made sure the head gasket is my problem...

will post later to let you know how i get on :ok
by Essex Nige
26 Jun 2011, 03:52
Forum: T25 Alternative Engine Forum
Topic: AAZ, Am i missing something?
Replies: 20
Views: 11710

Re: AAZ, Am i missing something?

jed the spread wrote:Nige, is it abit more shuddery in forth gear ?

jed


I wouldn't say shuddery, just labours with a little viberation and not all the time, just while your trying to accelerate

Nige
by Essex Nige
24 Jun 2011, 19:18
Forum: T25 Alternative Engine Forum
Topic: AAZ, Am i missing something?
Replies: 20
Views: 11710

Re: AAZ, Am i missing something?

http://www.brickwerks.co.uk/shop?page=shop.product_details&flypage=flypage.tpl&product_id=550&category_id=59 Here is a link to where you can get a good quality and correct one notch gasket.The three hole one from GSF will have lowered the compression ratio and proberly effected the perf...
by Essex Nige
24 Jun 2011, 17:52
Forum: T25 Alternative Engine Forum
Topic: AAZ, Am i missing something?
Replies: 20
Views: 11710

Re: AAZ, Am i missing something?

well i'll be buggered, looked in the garage in a rubbish bag that i thought i'd dumped and low and behold the old gasket, with a single hole/notch, and the new one, well that has 3... so i take it thats my problem?
by Essex Nige
24 Jun 2011, 09:38
Forum: T25 Alternative Engine Forum
Topic: AAZ, Am i missing something?
Replies: 20
Views: 11710

Re: AAZ, Am i missing something?

Aidan wrote:how many notches in the original/new gasket ?

The old one I don't know cos I binned it, not sure on the new one but will look when I get home... Where do I find these notches?
by Essex Nige
23 Jun 2011, 20:27
Forum: T25 Alternative Engine Forum
Topic: AAZ, Am i missing something?
Replies: 20
Views: 11710

Re: AAZ, Am i missing something?

When you changed the head gasket did you replace it with the same notches or diffrent to the blown one?. I went to gsf and asked for a head gasket for an aaz, and fitted what they gave me. But what I did notice was the new gasket was like 3 sheets of metal which seemed different to the one I took o...
by Essex Nige
23 Jun 2011, 15:25
Forum: T25 Alternative Engine Forum
Topic: AAZ, Am i missing something?
Replies: 20
Views: 11710

Re: AAZ, Am i missing something?

I would check timing again. When you say checked marks , did you also mark pump in orientation to mounting bracket if you took pump off to do it? Might be as simple as pump timing. If you left pump on to check timing , paying particualr attention to pump pulley. Even with a really good locking pin ...
by Essex Nige
23 Jun 2011, 13:51
Forum: T25 Alternative Engine Forum
Topic: AAZ, Am i missing something?
Replies: 20
Views: 11710

AAZ, Am i missing something?

Here we go... I've just changed the head gasket on my AAZ, and now back together i've lost power, prior to the head off it would bumble along at 120 kph, i can only just get to 110 kph, it also labours in 4th, ease off the gas and the labouring stops i've checked the timing and all marks seem as the...
by Essex Nige
08 May 2011, 16:27
Forum: Syncro
Topic: Yorkshire Dales - Coast to coast
Replies: 51
Views: 8057

Re: yorkshire dales cost to cost

please add you name to the list if you would like too attend, we will effectivly be wild camping from friday 27 may through to monday 30 may at designated farm/sites and a pub in the middle (so vans and there passangers need to be self serficent for the long weekend). jenny will be publishing a boo...
by Essex Nige
03 May 2011, 14:19
Forum: Syncro
Topic: NORTHERN SPAIN PICOS DE EUROPA TOUR 2011
Replies: 270
Views: 46167

Re: NORTHERN SPAIN PICOS DE EUROPA TOUR 2011

E403 MPV

We are intending on leaving on the 21st and drive down :ok
by Essex Nige
02 May 2011, 11:43
Forum: T25 Alternative Engine Forum
Topic: AAZ timing belt swap
Replies: 2
Views: 2483

AAZ timing belt swap

Right im probably missing it so i've got to ask the question, i'm changing the timing belt on my AAZ, i've taken the 4 bolts off the vbelt pully and i now have to deal with the groved pully which i thought fixed with the same 4 bolts? however it won't budge, there is a bolt in the middle which i tho...
by Essex Nige
18 Apr 2011, 20:09
Forum: Syncro
Topic: worth a punt ?
Replies: 16
Views: 2177

Re: worth a punt ?

lloydy wrote:yep thAts the one i mean, A bit pricey for me

I totally agree, far to many issues :ok
by Essex Nige
24 Mar 2011, 20:59
Forum: Syncro
Topic: Diesel Gearbox Protection
Replies: 161
Views: 29112

Re: Diesel Gearbox Protection

silverbullet wrote:Neil went for 2 big slots across the width, but I could see them possibly getting snagged on rocks. Maybe I'm just paranoid which is why I went for holes, leaving a central spine in the plate.

i was thinking more front to back, or am i being a turd?
by Essex Nige
24 Mar 2011, 20:51
Forum: Syncro
Topic: Diesel Gearbox Protection
Replies: 161
Views: 29112

Re: Diesel Gearbox Protection

what if the plate instead of 6 holes have 2 slots the same width as said plug holes, would that not increase the airflow and drainage? not sure on the strength tho :?