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Subject: Enging Tuner || New Question
Sender's Name: jaime
Question: if i put my coupe on a rolling road would it diffrent in terms of performance and if so how much also have you ever heard of a turbonator vortex and is it any good
Answer: I've heard of those vortex things, and wouldn't give it house room....
 
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Sender's Name: ed
Question: hi mate can you tell me what is the best oil to use in my hyundai coupe 2000 2.0 16v se it on 75000 miles and is starting to get a bit rattly and coarse
Answer: It isn't the oil that's the problem! It may be a bit late now. Just use a modern multi-grade semi-synthetic 10w40.
 
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Sender's Name: jamie
Question: i have a hyundai coupe 2000 2.0 16v and would like to now if you have ever tuned one of these and if so what hp gain can you get from tuning at what cost also i was thinking of fitting a turbonator vortex system would this make a diffrece in performance
Answer: Hi.. these aren't tuned very much over here, not being common enough for many to want to invest a load of money on development. There are rally versions of course, but you wouldn't want to spend that kind of money!
 
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Sender's Name: Philip Dybel
Question: Hi ! I just bought a 1994 Suzuki Swift GA (1.3 liter), with 77,000 miles. When the engine is cold, it starts right away (within 1 second), and drives great. After it has run for 10 minutes, sometimes the engine runs a bit rough - like the engine is \"missing\". When it\'s \"hot\" (after it has run for 10 minutes) and shut off, it will not start: the engine turns over (compression seems normal), but it does not \"fire\"; also, every second or so it \"backfires\" (flames out of throttle body). When this happens: it seems to have ignition - a screwdriver in the spark plug boot gives a nice spark, although I can\'t tell if it\'s timed right. I checked and cleaned the engine grounds. The fuel tank is full. Pouring gas into the throttle body then trying to start it makes no difference. I checked the valve timing (correct) and checked and tensioned the timing belt (good). After the car has set and cooled for 1/2 to 1 hour, it starts right away. Have you experienced something similar? Any ideas? Thank you, Philip Dybel
Answer: Strange one! It's the flame bit that gets me... I'm tempted to suggest a hall sensor fault of similar, as it's a bad hot start, but I can't see how this could cause a mis-time, which is what's happening if it's backfiring. how does the car feel for power? You may have to seek assistance for this one, on the basis that it may need some hands on experience of the fault.
 
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Sender's Name: matthew regan
Question: ive just put turbo technics converted ford pinto into my 1979 mk2 escort rs2000. the problem i have is that i cant get the ignition to retard. ive bought a second hand micro dynamics boost retard kit but it has no instructions!! would you have any idea how to fit it? and any information or tips for my pinto turbo would be very gratefull. thanks!
Answer: Is this the pic 5 kit? It retards so many degrees per thousand rpm based on the setting on the dial. From memory, there will be a feed and earth, and one intercept wire from the coil neg feed, which then connects to the coil negative. I don't know the colour codes! Is the compression lowered on this one? It has a bearing on how much boost you can run. Is this one now fuel injected?
 
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