Date: Wed, 31 Dec 2003 16:23:35 +0000
From: Grunff <>
Subject: Re: Couple of C900 Questions..

Mike P wrote: > 1. How easy is it to change the Drivers side electric mirror assembly? > Someone arsehole has smashed it to pieces - the entire thing, not just the > glass. These are the sort of jos that look easy to me, then I make something > worse. Pretty easy - you remove the plastic trim on the inside, and you'll see the mounting screws. > 2. Tappety noise when under load. This noise happened after a 2 hour high > speed run (90+mph) It now "taps" a lot on starting from cold, and quietens > down when warm. It only happens when the engine is under load and doesn't > happen at tickover when warm. There's no apparent loss of performance - > well, I put one of Matt's APC units on a couple of days ago and it works a > treat.. Hmm... The most common noise that comes in under load is pinking. There are lots of reasons why an engine pinks - incorrect timing, weak mixture, incorrect plugs/sooted plugs to name but a few. First thing I'd do would be to pull the plugs and inspect them carefully. What do they look like? Are they all the same? -- Grunff

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