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Sender's Name: danny
Question: hi got a 98 vts which when sittin at lights will idle all over the place feels like its going to cut out but never does any ideas thanks
Answer: Get the emission figures and code reads checked. Live data may show up a lambda fault.
 
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Sender's Name: Mike
Question: I am building a 1.8 k series turbo metro (dont ask y) and am looking to run it on bike carbs, as bikes rev a lot higher i am unsure what sort of size bike engine to take the carbs off. Any ideas?
Answer: Yes, think very carefully about how it's all going to work! The carbs aren't designed for turbo use, so you'll have to come up with a pressure controlled fuel system. You'll have to make a manifold to fit them. You'll need carbs from a bike of at least 1100 cc. I haven't seen this done yet, so bear in mind you may come up against an unforseen problem. I have seen a Metro give 200 bhp from a K series on Emerald management, and no turbo!
 
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Sender's Name: Janet
Question: I have a Octavia and the engine light came on and wont go off, the car seems to be running ok, so can you give us some idea what could be wrong.
Answer: You need to have a tester plugged in by a dealer or tuner. They should be able to tell you what's up for around 30 or so.
 
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Sender's Name: Ricky
Question: Hi there i have a 1.3 escort and am really desperate to get some decentish performance out of the car as it is just far too slow. do you have any ideas what could be done? a friend suggested changing the carb and manifold would this be worth it? and which carb could i go for?
Answer: It depends what's on it now! They fitted different carbs to different years. Not all the manifolds are interchangeable, so be careful with that one! A Weber twin choke might help, they cost from 240 new.
 
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Sender's Name: j
Question: i have a celica gt4 1992 running 13psi of boost my ct26 turbo is using quite a lot of oil, i want to replace it and run more boost but still want it to spool early in the rev range what replacment turbo would be best and what boost could i run it at cheers
Answer: Any hybrid is likely to be just a little more laggy, if it's capable of running more flow at higher rpm. The Turbo Technics hybrid is as good as any at getting the balance right. The boost would ultimately depend on other factors, such as the set up, but the turbo would run 1.5 bar with no problem.
 
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