Date: Mon, 16 Aug 1999 14:35:11 GMT From: wwwnopsamus-technologies.com (Dean Malandris) Subject: Re: Exploding turbo plumbing: do up your hose clamps.
On Mon, 16 Aug 1999 15:59:17 +0200, just as I was about to see how much duct tape you REALLY need to stop a gerbil from exploding, ben.gurionNOSPAMnopsamnet (ben g.) distracted me by babbling thusly: >good, but it's still worth a try to check the basic boost, caues if it >ain't ok, you might be loosing boost at lower rpms....... Trust me, from the claw marks in the leather of the passenger's seat, it ain't losin' nuttin'. >how many kilometers did do by now (with the high boost...) ? Over 300 by now. No ill effects. And a hard 300 too, so I'm confident that if it were to have tossed its cookies, it would have by now. >> Yes in the near-side front guard space ..... > ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ >sorry, i'm not a native speaker, so you're talking about the front >wheel-housing, where the APC boxes were thoughtfully mounted from '86 >on, i assume....? ;-) That's correct. Above the charcoal canister. >i never bothered to have closer look at it yet, but i thought those >electronics were usually put in some plastic box an then drowned in some >resin, to make 'em more or less tamper-proof for guys like us...? No, they're not potted at all. Just remove the 4 screws for the top cover, and with a short slotted screwdriver (I use a jeweller's one) you can turn the trimpot. The only sealing is some goo over the trimpot itself, to stop it from rotating, but firm pressure with your fingers supporting the PCB from behind to stop it flexing soon overcomes that. > >> (right-hand-drive over here) > >down under..?! As often as I can get... ooohhh... you mean "Down Under" as in Australia... yes. Sorry my mind was in the gutter there. Better than