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by brendan
Wed Jul 11, 2007 7:09 am
Forum: Drivetrain - Motors, Turbos etc..
Topic: oil pouring out the breather?
Replies: 14
Views: 7128

i was hopeing that the blow by was caused by a cracked head, but i was only guessing and hopeing it was not more serious. Yeah i though i would have got a higher reading doing the wet test but hey it is a piazza and all i can really do is guess till i get the head off this weekend.
by brendan
Wed Jul 11, 2007 7:06 am
Forum: Drivetrain - Motors, Turbos etc..
Topic: fuel system
Replies: 8
Views: 5177

my reg was cheap as, comp t reg of ebay set me back $65 +5 postage, was abit worried at first that it might just be shit but it has never let me down, just everything else with my car!
by brendan
Tue Jul 10, 2007 5:25 pm
Forum: Drivetrain - Motors, Turbos etc..
Topic: oil pouring out the breather?
Replies: 14
Views: 7128

rang the import people today, told me that the engine was out of waaranty but they will help if they can. guess when i strip it down i will c what is wrong. before i went any further they wanted a wet compression tes so did that. no 1 cylinder went from 50 to 70psi in a wet test. The guy at the rebu...
by brendan
Mon Jul 09, 2007 8:17 pm
Forum: Drivetrain - Motors, Turbos etc..
Topic: oil pouring out the breather?
Replies: 14
Views: 7128

if it was to be a cracked piston, would this be seen be removing the head or would the piston have to be removed?
cheers
Brendan
by brendan
Mon Jul 09, 2007 5:56 pm
Forum: Drivetrain - Motors, Turbos etc..
Topic: fuel system
Replies: 8
Views: 5177

had big problems with pumps and regulators on mine, ended up with a pump on mine louder then my 3 inch exhaust but all works fine, ended up being my reg was rs, just got a custom pressure reg now set on 35psi at idle and had no worry's
by brendan
Mon Jul 09, 2007 5:52 pm
Forum: Drivetrain - Motors, Turbos etc..
Topic: oil pouring out the breather?
Replies: 14
Views: 7128

sorry took so long been on holiday the last week. Got home from work today and did the compression test things didnt look good 1=50psi 2=150psi 3=150psi 4=155psi so it looks like big problems in no 1 Hopeing that the head has cracked or valve related, got a spare head but no spare good engines, goin...
by brendan
Sat Jun 30, 2007 5:04 pm
Forum: Drivetrain - Motors, Turbos etc..
Topic: oil pouring out the breather?
Replies: 14
Views: 7128

no i have undone the top of the sepaerator thing to check that and it is pouring oil out of that breather like no 2 morrow, also lots of smoke out the exhaust. The engine only had 1 month warranty and guess what, it is up! Engine holding boost fine, not getting hot, no noisyes just a miss and lots a...
by brendan
Sat Jun 30, 2007 9:19 am
Forum: Drivetrain - Motors, Turbos etc..
Topic: oil pouring out the breather?
Replies: 14
Views: 7128

oil pouring out the breather?

Yes i know these problems never stop, as i said in my last post i gave up on my old engine and just bough another complete from an importing lot, When it has been going great, never heard since a smooth running piazza, till the other day. Drove it for 4 hrs straight sitting on about 120 all the way,...
by brendan
Wed May 02, 2007 7:27 pm
Forum: Drivetrain - Motors, Turbos etc..
Topic: mmmmm white oil
Replies: 24
Views: 11156

yeah found abit of metal bar and put it in the drill and filed it down to the right size. It is bloody awsome how well that worked, just a few taps to get the air out and the thing just popped out, stuff using a slide hammer, i sat there for an hour doing that and got no where
Cheers guys
Brendan
by brendan
Tue May 01, 2007 7:22 pm
Forum: Drivetrain - Motors, Turbos etc..
Topic: mmmmm white oil
Replies: 24
Views: 11156

i gave up on trying to fix the engine in the car, found an import place and just bough another complete engine for the car, hopefully will have it in by this weekend and then can strip the other motor down and see what happened. Thanks for all your idea's and help but i just got the shits and as my ...
by brendan
Sat Apr 14, 2007 9:03 pm
Forum: Drivetrain - Motors, Turbos etc..
Topic: mmmmm white oil
Replies: 24
Views: 11156

when i had the engine apart no1 cylinder was cleaner then all the rest and there was no carbon on the piston. Worked on the car again today, disconnected the water to the throttle body and ran it, oil still going white and car is missing but if you rev it up for a little while it comes good and runs...
by brendan
Fri Apr 13, 2007 6:16 pm
Forum: Drivetrain - Motors, Turbos etc..
Topic: mmmmm white oil
Replies: 24
Views: 11156

okay guys really need your help, i have just left the scores in the bore as the rebuilder said that it was because i over reved it. i have put the engine back together with a new head gasket and had the head crack and pressure tested, the engine is all back together but i am still getting water in m...
by brendan
Fri Mar 16, 2007 6:15 pm
Forum: Drivetrain - Motors, Turbos etc..
Topic: mmmmm white oil
Replies: 24
Views: 11156

mmmmm white oil

driving to work today the car lost a cylinder while sitting at the lights, just thinking nothing of it i gave the car a rev and all four come on nice but i notice a big cloud of white smoke behind me, by the time i got the car to work 3km's down the road the temp was just of red and the car was runn...
by brendan
Tue Jan 30, 2007 4:13 pm
Forum: AU & NZ - WTB: Piazza's, Parts, Others wanted section
Topic: wtb Manual gearbox
Replies: 16
Views: 11173

well the gearbox shop got back to me today, they said that 2nd gear cluster was smashed and that the box cant be fixed they also said that if i can find a rodeo or shuttle box they can put those internals in my box but didnt know how far off the ratios would be. If anybody has a box please contact m...
by brendan
Sun Jan 28, 2007 4:07 pm
Forum: Show room
Topic: 1/4 eastern creek
Replies: 16
Views: 12620

i have the microtech lt8s stand alonbe computer which has been based tuned already to fit the piazza, on the wiring diagram they supplied it shows how to fit it to hall effect, reluctor type bosch module, but i cant see a crank angle sensor type shown, but this computer is supposed to be able to be ...