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sportex exhaust,clutch and anti-roll bar bushes

Posted 01-06-2012 at 01:01 by hydrosonic

been spending my money again, a couple of days ago I fitted a new clutch after finding out mine has the later smaller release bearing but the partco in Boston sorted it out in a few hours for me, after the gearbox was re-fitted the anti-roll bar and gearbox/engine mounting bushes were replaced with powerflex one's. my sportex exhaust system also turned up and fitted like a glove and sounds/looks supurb so thank u sportex, my apex suspension kit got here eventually it only took six weeks! will be...
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bushes nd alt bearing

Posted 06-10-2011 at 16:56 by hydrosonic
Updated 06-10-2011 at 17:32 by hydrosonic

got a terrible whine @bout 2500rpm so afta tracing it 2the alternator bearing it was down 2the bearing shop 4a 5 front alt bearing, as my dad nd myself had the engine mount off 2remove the alt we decided 2strip the whole side of the engine nd replace the cambelt nd water pump (only 12 extra 4pump) re antifreeze. the alt was quiet easy 2fix un soldering the diode pack was the worst part! stood on my head 2c the timing marks on the cambelt pulleys, fitted everythin back nd the engine was quiet again....
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nearly had my shumi a year, wiv all the probs!

Posted 06-10-2011 at 16:07 by hydrosonic
Updated 06-10-2011 at 17:33 by hydrosonic

hi 2 all, this is my 1st blog so bear wiv me, i got my shumi jan this year nd soon afta the dreaded ecu lamp came on nd cyl 2/3 not firing, so afta lots of investigation the 120 ecu was ordered along wiv plugs,leads nd 2 coil packs (not that they were needed but wat the hell its only money!) fitted ecu (nd otha bits) did the phonic wheel learn nd bingo he was back on song, well 4bout 2months! o2 sensors were next, plugged my code reader in nd 1st sensor was faulty so fitted new pair, cleared codes...
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