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MarkBzero

Member Since 06 Jan 2010
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In Topic: Timing Problems 1.6 Pinto

09 October 2018 - 09:36 PM

Could be but in my experience pinking is more likely to be down to lean fuel or ignition fault, rarely carbon with the fuel additives of today. Whip out a spark plug and let us know the colour (photo would be great). Advance timing can also create linking so please double check timing, finally turn up the fuel mixture.

In Topic: Reversing Light Switch

09 October 2018 - 09:30 PM

The screw thread on the switch is about 2.5 cm and can be a pain to remove in situ but with a bent spanner and then small hands it can be done (kids are great). Failing that on one model the owner cut a hole in the gearbox tunnel and then put a plate over it when finished.

In Topic: Alternators

07 October 2018 - 03:14 PM

Steve,
I believe its the sense wire which should come from battery and detects charge state to prevent overcharging needs a o on its own circuit. Not sure of your current alternator but very common on Japanese cars.
Look for alternator sense wire wiring and you should get a diagram (on mobile and link wont save).

In Topic: Who Said Winter Mods Had To Take All Winter

06 October 2018 - 09:56 PM

OK I will bite, what are you doing Matt?

In Topic: Timing Problems 1.6 Pinto

03 October 2018 - 04:50 PM

Thats very early on the Rev range, I think you need to swap out with a known working unit.