i put the ecu on diag mode 2 and there's no problems, started engine and the O2 sensors working fine. could be the timing then.
just ordered that draper timing light.
whenever i start the engine cold there's always a faint poof of white/bluey smoke exausting out n blown across by wind...
but it was running fine before i replaced the dizzy parts? yep leads r connected. maybe i caned it abit too hard.
i found a draper timing light for £15 here
changed me dizzy cap & rotor tday but i have a strange problem.
i sparked the battery terminals by mistake while i was loosening the clamps with me socket n extension, hope it didn't damage any electrics.
neway with new dizzy i took it up the countryside, floor it afew times, fun car...
resolved most of the gear rattling tday by taking out the linkage bolt near the gearbox end and bend it slightly with a hammer so that it'll fit back in more tightly.
i also removed the intake pipe to see how it affects the engine.
took it for a run and it cold starts a little more easily...
machinemart doesn't have any glaze breakers in, ah well.
picked up me parts from nissan tday
new knob lessons the rattle abit but i think the rest of it is coming from the linkage & bushes.
the old knob was spherical, big n chunky but this smaller new one'll...
got the delivery tday but turns out that i'd just ordered a set of 280grit stones rather than orderin the hone itself:doh:
their hone device (has 180grit stones) costs £25 and a further week to wait
i think i'll just pop down to local machine marts n get their £24...
okey, i'm lookin into how to let the engine break-in after an overhaul and is slightly confusing
now the textbook way would be to ease the engine before 500miles
but most websites r saying drive it hard but in varying bursts & revs for the pressure to Push the entire ring against the honed...
rang up partco tday bout piston rings, they don't do em
so rang nissan and a set of normal rings'll be bout £98.37 (guy asked if i was after rings for normal or re-bored cylinders)
also their head gaskets £32.72
£2 cheaper than partco
goin over on wed to pay before they order it
thought i'd make a new thread here to keep things relevent
after I removed all the screws the mirror mechanism is held together by the 3 adjustment cables and a spring in the mirror base mount tensions em.
the cables are like the V-brake cables on a bicycle, an inner cable in...