Date: Tue, 05 Feb 2002 22:09:43 GMT
From: "joe" <someonenopsamere.com>
Subject: 9000T idling and cruising poorly


This is a multi-part message in MIME format. ------=_NextPart_000_0145_01C1AE5F.85A82540 Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1" Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable I just found a beautiful '91 9000 turbo loaded for $2450 on e-bay...it does have 206K miles on it, but who cares. here's the deal. > > During warm-up the engine idles smoothly, but after warm-up it idles rough and more often than not, intermitently bucks and kinda struggles = at a highway speeds. The injectors click pretty loudly (exept when the idle smooths out). It has a new timing chain, DI cassette and good plugs = (NGK resistor type). I tried disconnecting the O2 sensor ( no change), = and disabling the fuel pressure regulator (no change). Its has good acceleration off the line = shuddering only slightly....but the only way I can get more than 1/2 boost on the gauge is to (hehehe) disable the wastegate at which point it ran like = it should have, a bat out of hell!!! - and I know I could adjust the = wastegate linkage but I dont want to push things. HELP!!! Is it a bad fuel pressure regulator or fuel pump?=20 Something is making the mixture way too rich!!!!???..????.???... ------=_NextPart_000_0145_01C1AE5F.85A82540 Content-Type: text/html; charset="iso-8859-1" Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> <HTML><HEAD> <META http-equiv=3DContent-Type content=3D"text/html; = charset=3Diso-8859-1"> <META content=3D"MSHTML 6.00.2600.0" name=3DGENERATOR> <STYLE></STYLE> </HEAD> <BODY bgColor=3D#ffffff> <DIV> I just found a beautiful '91 9000 turbo loaded for $2450 on=20 e-bay...it<BR>does  have 206K miles on it, but who cares.  = here's the=20 deal.<BR>> ><BR>During warm-up the engine idles smoothly, but = after=20 warm-up it idles<BR>rough  and more often than not, intermitently = bucks and=20 kinda struggles at a<BR> highway speeds.  The injectors click = pretty=20 loudly (exept when the idle<BR> smooths out).  It has a new = timing=20 chain, DI cassette and good plugs (NGK resistor type).  I=20 tried disconnecting the O2 sensor ( no change), and disabling the=20 fuel<BR>pressure  regulator (no change). Its has good acceleration = off the=20 line shuddering<BR> only slightly....but the only way I can get = more than=20 1/2 boost on the<BR>gauge  is to (hehehe) disable the wastegate at = which=20 point it ran like it<BR>should  have, a bat out of hell!!! - and I = know I=20 could adjust the wastegate linkage<BR>but I dont want to push things.=20 HELP!!!     Is it a bad fuel = pressure<BR>regulator=20 or fuel pump? </DIV> <DIV>Something is making the mixture way too=20 rich!!!!???..????.???...</DIV></BODY></HTML> ------=_NextPart_000_0145_01C1AE5F.85A82540--

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