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From what I read everything you do is admirable.So far not addressed is tyre pressure. Correct pressure = lower mpg. and no overheating(of tyres) issues


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In the same vein some makers such as Chrysler (V8s) offer cylinder shutdown which will operate on 4 cylinders depending on speed and load


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It is easy to tell a misfiring engine as it will transmit unusual vibrations that vary in severity with engine load. A misfire occurs when a cylinder fails to ignite the air/fuel mixture at the right time and could happen due to a wide range of reasons, including lack of spark (a bad coil), lack of fuel delivery (clogged fuel injectors) and improper ignition ...


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I suggest you consult TIS. Here is a link that details how to remove the intake manifold.


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With your added information, this sounds like there is a definite problem with the transmission. Your description leads me to believe it probably has something to do with the clutches being worn out in conjunction with low line pressures (or some such). I would definitely believe the transmission is due for an overhaul. If you pull the dipstick, does the ...


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Lugging an engine is like hammering the engine parts with every explosion in a cylinder. It racks on the rod bearing/journals, makes the pistons slap the side of the cylinders hard, and if is done enough, could probably break piston rings. It also creates a hammer effect all the way through the drivetrain. There are springs in the friction disk (of the ...


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Most modern cars including 4x4 have the air intake low down forward of the front wheel well which is far from ideal.A good rule of thumb (assuming you have raised air intake such as with a snorkel) is for a petrol vehicle at the appropriate speed you can safely negotiate water to half the height of your tyre-for a diesel to top of tyre.A car bra also creates ...


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the bottom radiator hose contains a spring to prevent collapse.These sometimes corrode so if your hoses are old could be worth a look


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Your clutch slips probably, soon or later you won´t be able to accelerate anymore, just to be sure I understood it like that, you step on gas pedal, rpm´s get high, no acceleration, then when you step out a bit it catches and car starts to accelerate again, right?


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What is different in the engines of these three cars that makes them suitable for their respective applications? The first misconception you need to manage is, vehicles as you've described are purpose built to maximize the different function. In other words, you really do have to consider the transmissions, rear-differentials, and tires when looking at ...


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Had same problem.Does starter motor click when trying to start?Solenoid could be on the way out as in my case.Go to source;battery could be sulphated.Any garage or batt. supplier will test it (usually free).Check & clean all leads to batt. & s/motor ensuring they're all tight and free of corrosion.It's often the simple things


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It is very likely to be your belt particularly if old or not tensioned correctly. Your workshop manual will explain in detail how to do this.A relatively cheap gauge can be purchased to set deflection


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obviously you tried penetrating oil.Try doing bolts up;may serve to crack any rust or paint.Failing that place a drift in centre of bolt and hit with a hammer to serve same purpose.Worst case scenario heat with an oxy torch that will expand then contract bolt making removal a cinch. CAUTION-be very aware of fuel leaks and remove battery from near proximity


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The best value for money on non-turbo cars is to get a more aggressive camshaft installed. a 276 degree cam will give you the best blend of power and driveability. After that, you can have your head ported and gasflowed. Round it off with a slightly larger exhaust and a software update. But you'll only gain about 20hp in total if you're lucky.


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there a lot you can do, first I would advise you to do brake upgrade, Brembo has some slotted discs PN 09.7011.75 for front PN 08.7165.75 for rear + pads PN P 85 041 front and PN P 85 020 rear, then you could instal K&N sport filter in OEM filter box PN 33-2128, or you could chose one from two K&N filter kits, cone PN 57-0620/sport box+filter PN ...


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My 2000 Cr-v was doing the same thing. I ran fuel injector cleaner through it and have not had an issue. (I ran a lot through it. Only had about a half tank of gas and ran a whole bottle, that treats up to 35 gallons)


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I usually have a look at youtube. There is probably a video of a guy doing exactly what you are planning to do and he will show you what you need and how to do it. Also, get your hands on a Haynes manual for your car (if available). If that doesn't work, as a question on a forum dedicated to your specific car brand, e.g. http://astraownersclub.com/


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The easiest way to do is by doing a checklist for most important part on regular basis as with this you will be able to know the exact condition of your vehicles parts and if you find them worn out, try to replace them as soon as possible.


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This varies a lot by model, era etc., but a general overview: The first thing that happens is the ancilliary electrical systems are powered: Lights Radio (often the radio will be permanently wired, but this varies) Windscreen wipers Dashboard gauges Fans Anything that runs off switched ignition but also the Engine control unit, or ECU, which is what ...


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Check under the rear of the car you should be able to see the rear differential. it is the aluminium finned item between the rear wheels If you don't have on then you definitely don't have a quattro, you should also check the VIN to make sure. The driveshaft it self is kinda hard to see depending on the angle. If your car was sold to you as a quattro ...


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Presumably you have already bought a replacement car, given that you left that one standing for a year - so you aren't relying on the Infiniti for anything - and it is currently effectively worthless? In my opinion, it wouldn't be worth the cost of getting a replacement engine professionally fitted - as well as the cost of finding and replacing the engine, ...


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All Audi Qauttro's have a driveshaft that connects the front differential with the rear differential. Your car does not have 4wd if it does not have a driveshaft. In my country (Denmark) you can add the car to your profile at https://my.audi.com and add the VIN of the car. Then you can see all information about the car including factory installed options ...


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I would never even consider buying a new engine and get it installed if the price of the engine was even remotely close to the resale value of a working car of the same model.


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It sounds as though your glow plugs are on their way out or you are not letting them get up to temperature prior to starting the engine. Once the engine is running, it warms up and it's fine. You stop at a light and all is normal.



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