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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 06-08-03, 01:00 AM Thread Starter
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EB Shaking

Heres the story... I drove my eb xr8 the other night all was well, parked it. Two days later i jumped in to go for a drive and when i started it the thing just started shaking realy bad and it gets worse as the revs rise....Its not missing i checked all the leads and spark plugs all good. the motor is running smooth but just shaking realy bad?? I don't know whats going on??


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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 06-08-03, 01:03 AM
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might be your engine mounts.
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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 06-08-03, 02:33 AM
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Im guessing a blocked injector.

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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 06-08-03, 04:57 AM Thread Starter
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I was thinking engine mount to if it is are they hard to fix??
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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 06-08-03, 05:49 AM
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Id also say its misfiring/ not firing, it should sit there and pur even with broken mounts. Being an 8, itll be a little bit harder to pick a misfire. The ECU has an inbuilt cylinder balance test. It turns off the injectors 1 at a time and logs the drop in rpm. It should log a fault if the one cylinder doesnt drop rpm.
Another thing you can check quickly is the dizzy cap. God bless the 8's with the dizzy right on top of the motor. Neer ner ner 6 cyl owners

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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old 06-08-03, 05:59 AM
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whats wrong with the location of the dizzy on the sixes, lol.

my cfi shakes at about 1000-1200 rpm, in drive and out of drive, and u can feel it throughout the whole car. Its got me stuffed.

any ideas?

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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 06-08-03, 08:28 PM
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does it get the worst around 1500-2000? then better?

harmonic balancer.. its not uncommon for em to twist around a bit.. 150 bucks for a newie i think.

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