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Re: '87 pontiac firefly

 by fireflyse ¦  Sat Oct 08, 2022 12:40 pm ¦  Forum: Car Builds & Projects ¦  Topic: '87 pontiac firefly ¦  Replies: 12 ¦  Views: 634

It’s disappointing to have to ship our money to another country, but there is little to nothing left in Canada that I didn’t already buy.

Re: Engine

 by fireflyse ¦  Mon Oct 03, 2022 1:15 am ¦  Forum: General ¦  Topic: Engine ¦  Replies: 9 ¦  Views: 739

Lifters can be serviced by dis-assembly and cleaning. If there is no excess lash/noise there is no problem with them.

Re: Engine

 by fireflyse ¦  Sun Oct 02, 2022 11:23 pm ¦  Forum: General ¦  Topic: Engine ¦  Replies: 9 ¦  Views: 739

Hey Nick Mike told me the turbo’s don’t burn valves.

Re: MKII G10T fine idle control

 by fireflyse ¦  Mon Sep 19, 2022 11:36 am ¦  Forum: General ¦  Topic: MKII G10T fine idle control ¦  Replies: 21 ¦  Views: 2399

Another drivability issue is cold idle speed. Casper will rev to 2500 rpm on the cold idle valve. If it's really cold the engine will take so long to warm up the ECM times out and starts a fuel cut cycle. Breezy is not so extreme and will start at 2000 rpm. Carl barely hits 1500 rpm. Are the idle va...

Re: MKII G10T fine idle control

 by fireflyse ¦  Tue Sep 06, 2022 2:02 pm ¦  Forum: General ¦  Topic: MKII G10T fine idle control ¦  Replies: 21 ¦  Views: 2399

My 91 stock Sprint Turbo idle sags a bit when the rad fan kicks in or whenever I switch on any load. Since it has an idle speed adjustment screw, I used that to set the warm base idle at 900 rpm and just live with the sag to 750 rpm when every electrical load is switched on. My car still idles smoo...

Re: MKII G10T fine idle control

 by fireflyse ¦  Tue Sep 06, 2022 1:32 am ¦  Forum: General ¦  Topic: MKII G10T fine idle control ¦  Replies: 21 ¦  Views: 2399

The supplement requires that the diagnostic connector be shorted to ground during idle adjustment to clamp(disable) the ISC VSV. I will check if it clamps it open or closed just to understand it better. I’m banking on closed.

Re: Replacement CV shafts

 by fireflyse ¦  Mon Sep 05, 2022 4:29 pm ¦  Forum: General Swift Chatter ¦  Topic: Replacement CV shafts ¦  Replies: 4 ¦  Views: 552

I buy Trackmotive axles in Canada

Re: MKII G10T fine idle control

 by fireflyse ¦  Sun Sep 04, 2022 3:05 pm ¦  Forum: General ¦  Topic: MKII G10T fine idle control ¦  Replies: 21 ¦  Views: 2399

@CAMI MAN donated an an image of an original MKII emissions label with that one critical piece of information that is not contained in the supplement. The base timing! https://i.imgur.com/RZJkHad.jpg We took Breezy for an 800 kilometer trek yesterday. It cruised comfortably at 140kmh but began brea...

Re: MKII G10T fine idle control

 by fireflyse ¦  Fri Sep 02, 2022 11:43 am ¦  Forum: General ¦  Topic: MKII G10T fine idle control ¦  Replies: 21 ¦  Views: 2399

All of those were really good tips and suggestions. This is a learning forum where people share their ideas and experience about this motorsport passion. You asked for input on something no one else has done successfully, I pointed out many things that could contribute to your issue, and lots of id...

Re: MKII G10T fine idle control

 by fireflyse ¦  Fri Sep 02, 2022 1:23 am ¦  Forum: General ¦  Topic: MKII G10T fine idle control ¦  Replies: 21 ¦  Views: 2399

Blue smoke is oil, maybe you have worn valve stem seals or a seal leaking in the turbo. Fuel can also make blue smoke. The valve stem seals are new as is the overhauled 3Tech engine assembly in its entirety. Even the turbo is new. I'm not quite clear on what size threaded barb you need, but I'm sur...

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