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Subject: Enging Tuner || New Question
Sender's Name: steve
Question: Whenever i steer the car there is a dull clunking noise comes from the front left wheel. Is this the wheel bearings or is the steering rack in need of replacing!! Also it feels odd when i take right hand corners (when the weight of the car is on the front left wheel) any ideas?!!
Answer: Get it checked out by a competent mechanic immediately! It could be something loose and about to part company. Like a wheel?
 
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Sender's Name: Mikaler Cutts
Question: My 98 S saxo sx (no mods) cuts out even when moving or alternatively overrevs (idling as high as 3,000 rpm!), other times revs just rise and fall. Citroen ran a diagnostic and tell me there's nothing wrong with it! Someone suggested might be head gasket problem - had it changed and made no difference. Now someone has suggested Stepper Motor. Does this sound likely?
Answer: Hi... I sympathise, as anything is possible with these! They have so much idle trouble, I just can't go there. They are prone to very strange electronic faults, and the dealers know all about it, and put thier head in the sand...
 
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Sender's Name: Simon Epstein
Question: Hi There I have a 1985 Opel Monza GSE which runs the old Opel/Vauxhall 3 litre fuel injected 12 valve straight 6.It is mated to a 5 speed Getrag (I think its a 265 like on an old bmw 528i?) and a Rear wheel drive with LSD setup. Standard bhp is about 180...I was trying to think of some ways of getting the car up to between 270 to 300 bhp with a goodly rise in torque aswell. Initially I was going to think about sticking a small block chevy v8 in but the location of the steering box and the front suspension makes this prohibitive. I would like to supercharge the car but there are no custom kits available and any conversion would be a one off...i was considering either 1 blower or 2 smaller chargers with a chargecooler setup? DO you reckon I should quit while I'm ahead or what sort of money am I going to need to save up....I realise that this will have to include other engine modifications to preserve the long term reliability of the lump. Cheers,
Answer: Hi... You have a rare classic there, and really shouldn't be thinking about hacking it up! Great shame to mess with it at all really, but if you must, try Blydenstein Engineering, who have always taken an interest in Opels etc.
 
Subject: Enging Tuner || New Question
Sender's Name: paul
Question: Thank you for the advice on my carb, most helpful! I'm considering a twin carb conversion to squeeze more ooomph out of the little chap, can u make any recomendations? On the other point unbelievable as it seems the little critter smokes 51 plate golf gtis to 60 and more than keeps up with a lupo gti! No doubt you'll be aware of thier book times! I can't find info on my model anywhere, it's a 1.4L with the 14nv engine. Did they make any one offs?
Answer: Nova.. Well if they did, you have the only one! Vauxhall produced an Irmscher version of the Nova with a 1.6 running two 40 dcoe Webers. Rare and desirable if you're a Nova fan!
 
Subject: Enging Tuner || New Question
Sender's Name: adam
Question: is it possible to put a 2litre 20v turbo fiat coupe engine into my fiat punto mk2
Answer: I would say it's damn near impossible, but you're welcome to try and prove me wrong!
 
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