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xebruce last won the day on January 13 2017

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  1. xebruce

    XH XR6 misfire?

    Unplugged the wiring harness to get more access and was pretty careful with it. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    XH XR6 misfire?

    Rythmic gasket was blown out on the rear cylinder Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    XH XR6 misfire?

    Thought that too about vacuum hoses. Triple checked them all. And the idle speed motor would be what? Lol Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    XH XR6 misfire?

    Unhooked the battery before I did anything so shouldn’t have blown anything I wouldn’t have thought but who knows will check the air con Monday. Left it at work with the battery unhooked for the weekend. Auto sparky thought it might be the computer because it’s been so use to running like crap the last 6 months? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    XH XR6 misfire?

    Got a 1998 XH XR6 and it had the common misfire when idling. Replaced the coil,leads and distributor cap. didn't fix it so replaced intake gasket and that fixed the problem. BUT now the revs will just randomly drop down and its died coming up to lights a couple of times. Misfire has gone but now the idle seems screwed up. Any ideas? Thanks Bruce
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    Fly wheel option.

    I assume if i get a 28oz one and match it up with the flex plate when i take the c4 out I should be able to copy where the material was removed from the flex plate when it was balanced and it should be close enough. But then again we all know wat happens when you rely on assumptions lol. Any input would be well received thanks
  7. bought a t5 combo out of a mustang to bolt up to my cleveland. Came with bellhousing, fly wheel, clutch, fork ect. The fly wheel it came with is a 157 tooth 50oz ford one.When i got my motor built the rotating assembly was sent away and balanced. Wondering what sort of fly wheel i should be using with it?
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    central locking switch in armrest

    All the original door actuators still working so will check earths for a start. They look like they want to move with the arm rest switch but not enough grunt. But plenty of power if using the remote. They have never worked off the armrest switch as long as I’ve had the car but they have always made the actuators move a little. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  9. Wondering if anyone can shed some light on this for me. I have an XE ghia, central locking has never worked with the key or switches in the front armrests. I have recently had an alarm installed and now the central locking works off a remote . When you use the armrest switch the interior lights will flicker and the volt gauge will also drop. I can here a relay sort of noise somewhere in the dash but it will not operate the central locking. Have tried different switches in the armrest as i have spares? Maybe a simple fix just unsure where to look. Thanks for any help Bruce
  10. Ended up buying an XH XR6. Swapped the column shift over from a EL parts car no problems, everything just bolted up. The bench seat has been a bit of a nightmare though. The holes are in the floor for the front mounts are there but no nut on the underside. Rear mounts line up sweet. Modified the front brackets on the seat rails as the bucket seat mounts were about a bit wider. Got the mod done by and engineer for cert purposes. Came back from cert with them wanting to know if the factory mount i have the lap belts bolted to are designed to take the load of 2 belts. Buggered if I know how I'm supposed to find that out. Seat rail mod, lowering, wheel spacers, column conversion and the 20inch rims all good only being held up on this. fml.
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    New wheels on the work ute XH XR6.

    Had to run 2 inch spacers with them Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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  13. Wanting a xg ute for work but need a bench seat, column shift. Been looking for a while and they don't seem to pop up down here. Plenty of the XG XR6 utes around. Wondering how hard to convert one to column shift. I assume you would just need a wrecked one to pinch the steering column out of and the linkages.
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    AU3 XR8 T5z into clevo XE

    been pricing up the different options and looks like i'm just gong to have to wait to do this conversion. Got a holiday to Fiji coming up and then my wedding. Looks like i'm going to have to put up with the C4 for now. Thanks for all the info guys.
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    AU3 XR8 T5z into clevo XE

    So emailed Mal Wood about the cleveland and the E series 6cyl T5 and this was there response. Hi Bruce, We do not make a Bellhousing to fit your Ford V8 using the Ford 6 T5. The front shift of the bush box is not long enough. Kind Regards, Jeff @ Dellow Conversions Bugger. guess that means there bellhousings are suited to the 8cyl ones or the mustang one with the longer shaft.