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by omega
Thu Feb 18, 2016 11:27 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: v6 not running right
Replies: 21
Views: 3175

Re: v6 not running right

lozz wrote:You mean the clear plastic type? That clips onto plug and htlead.
Thems old skool.

Have you checked the HT leads in the dark?
I found a nice faint mist of water from a spray bottle ..helps show up any arc's.


yep tried the night test no wayward sparks detected
by omega
Wed Feb 17, 2016 8:37 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: v6 not running right
Replies: 21
Views: 3175

Re: v6 not running right

looked at the spark testers but don't they do the same job as sticking a spark plug in the end and see if you have a spark? or am I missing something.
by omega
Tue Feb 16, 2016 10:01 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: v6 not running right
Replies: 21
Views: 3175

Re: v6 not running right

D8 V6's use a single coil pack on the front bank, the rear bank is tee'd off of the front bank with HT leads, I;d go with the plugs first and rear HT lead set as it saves removing the inlet again, the Front coil pack is dead simple to change and if you need one I have one off my old one which is or...
by omega
Tue Feb 16, 2016 9:53 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: v6 not running right
Replies: 21
Views: 3175

Re: v6 not running right

OllieNZ wrote:The ones that I've had issues with both shorted out down inside the plug well. Can you get your hands on an ht lead tester?
didn't even know there was such a thing off to google
by omega
Sun Feb 14, 2016 6:26 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: v6 not running right
Replies: 21
Views: 3175

Re: v6 not running right

well ive started all of a sudden I relised that 3 of the spark plugs are under the plastic cover that says v6.so a few nuts and bolts removed and 3 new spark plugs fitted,the ones that came out are pug spark plugs so maybe orginals? they are twin ended and the ngk ones only have single ends? well it...
by omega
Sat Feb 06, 2016 6:22 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: v6 not running right
Replies: 21
Views: 3175

Re: v6 not running right

There should be a diag port. You can reuse the manifold gasket (it's steel) (presuming that it's clean and undamaged of course). The J4 engine uses wasted spark ignition, meaning if a coil has gone there will be 2 cylinders not firing properly. The packs have to be replaced as a unit. Does it use a...
by omega
Sat Feb 06, 2016 4:41 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: v6 not running right
Replies: 21
Views: 3175

Re: v6 not running right

well thinking about it iam sure the chap I bought it off said the plugs had been changed recently but if its comeing off then I will change them but theres lots out there from platinum to ngk etc any thoughts on what to use
by omega
Sat Feb 06, 2016 12:17 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: v6 not running right
Replies: 21
Views: 3175

Re: v6 not running right

lozz wrote:Hi.
Go with the cheapest first : plugs...then coils.

Is engine management light on..if so code read first before buying anything.
no light on
by omega
Sat Feb 06, 2016 11:40 am
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: v6 not running right
Replies: 21
Views: 3175

v6 not running right

the v6 is playing up and I think its plugs or coils tick over is fine but it just feels rough and dosnt sound happy[ but I need it so still driving it] now changing the plugs on this looks like a big job with taking half the engine to bits and a new inlet manifold gasket needed as well [got to love ...
by omega
Tue Jan 12, 2016 10:57 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: How about this for a deal ...
Replies: 11
Views: 2748

Re: How about this for a deal ...

PeterN wrote:Thank you very much - I've got friends in Derbyshire. :wink:

Peter
advertised it on here as well as ebay not a sniff!
by omega
Mon Jan 11, 2016 10:21 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: How about this for a deal ...
Replies: 11
Views: 2748

Re: How about this for a deal ...

I threw my mint black ones away as I couldn't sell the set a t 50 pounds including door cards as well which were the rare leather ones.
by omega
Thu Nov 26, 2015 6:52 pm
Forum: Detailing and Styling
Topic: How many 'uses' from a Clay Bar?
Replies: 10
Views: 3127

Re: How many 'uses' from a Clay Bar?

why use clay when blue taks cheaper and does the same job
by omega
Sun Nov 22, 2015 12:42 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Another bargain!
Replies: 1993
Views: 62204

Re: Another bargain!

lozz wrote:406 coupe http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/peugeot-406-c ... SwQTVWAX7F

*fitted with stainless zorst system, bargain for someone.
read his negative feedback!!!
by omega
Sun Nov 15, 2015 7:30 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: iam back!!
Replies: 19
Views: 2242

Re: iam back!!

Doggy wrote:Looks like F16 is the head unit supply, either F14 or F15 could be the memory supply.....

They're not coded to the car if it's a D8.
Cheers
yes its a d8
by omega
Sun Nov 15, 2015 1:42 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: iam back!!
Replies: 19
Views: 2242

Re: iam back!!

bloody car bloody radio got up to near leeds with radio leeds on when the radio goes off and code light comes on then comes back on,did this twice then died. no radio seams dead, dosnt light up or ask for code. anybody what fuse number it is? anybody got a spare ?as I like my tapes[yep iam old] oh i...