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Old 07-23-2003, 00:04   #1 (permalink)
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Engine Problems Fixed!! :-)

Hey All,

some of you know that recently i fitted a reconditioned 250 xflow to my XF...and was having some dramas with it..well 99% have been solved! There were several vacumn leaks from a few perished hoses leading to the carby and inlet manifold...
The timing was also retarded to the buggery and wasnt set up correctly
also the choke/fast idle/idle speed settings were way WAY off and they were all adjusted...now its running great!

Only thing left is a slight miss at idle...but i suspect the dodgy champion ignition leads and plugs im running are causing that...

Thanks for everybodys help!

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Old 07-23-2003, 02:16   #2 (permalink)
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good to hear!
hows she go now? any power increase thats noticable? thinking of recon mine. was it worth it in the end?
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Good to hear it,

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Glad it was all sorted out!
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Old 07-23-2003, 15:27   #5 (permalink)
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Thanks for all your help guys..

What would i do without the forums :-D

drift agent...it does feel a bit more powerful and smooth...although the engine is not run in as yet (only 155km old)...so i suspect its still a bit tight..
but the best thing is looking inside the engine bay and seeing no oil/coolant all over the place...and a nice glossy black engine

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Also..what plugs/leads do you 250 xflow guys run?? These champions are nothing but crap..
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