[DML] Re: Not passing emissions
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[DML] Re: Not passing emissions



That was the valley.  I know what that was all about.  For 30,000
miles on the engine I expected that.  Looks like I found the culprit
though....will advise.

Matt
VIN 16816

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "seanhagan" <seanhagan@...> wrote:
>
> Matt,
> 
> What about that oil in the tubes below the air intake valve... You 
> have two tubes. As you look at the engine from the rear of the 
> car... One going to the left and one going to the right directly 
> below where your air goes in. (John S took a picture of it). The one 
> on the right had oil in it. Could that be a problem?
> 
> Sean
> 
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "M. P. Olans" <mpolans@> wrote:
> >
> > So far I passed all of that,
> >      However, I have a high idle situation that I didn't think was
> > relevant and now, well, I am grasping at straws.  If I push the 
> switch
> > with a screw driver it will return to below 800, but when I let 
> off it
> > rises to about 1150.  I've tried adjusting the screw on the arm
> > attached by a shaft to the throttle spool that pushes that switch 
> but
> > it just does not see to go far enough to actuate the switch.  
> There is
> > a small amount of play on that arm, too.  Could the switch be bad 
> and
> > too hard for the screw to push?  Is something out of adjustment?
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > Matt
> > VIN 16816 
> > 
> > --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "David Teitelbaum" <jtrealty@> 
> wrote:
> > >
> > > Make sure the timing is set right, and the vacuum advance is 
> hooked up
> > > correctly and working. On the Island setup there is no mechanical
> > > advance. Check for vacuum leaks. You may have to adjust the 
> mixture
> > > but do not do it to compensate for vacuum leaks. They have to be 
> fixed
> > > first. Pull the output pipes from the turbos to the intake 
> manifold
> > > and if the insides are oily you have to have the leaky turbo 
> rebuilt.
> > > You may need to replace the silicone hoses and clamps on the 
> Island
> > > turbo plumbing. They MUST not leak. Check the control hoses too. 
> Any
> > > leaks will allow you to overboost. Pull the oil fill and you 
> should
> > > not see any pressure coming out. You can hold a piece of paper 
> over
> > > the opening to determine if air is coming out of the crankcase. 
> You
> > > should be running synthetic oil on a turbo car.
> > > David Teitelbaum
> > > vin 10757
> > > 
> > > 
> > > --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "M. P. Olans" <mpolans@> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > OK,
> > > >      This is frustrating.  Two years ago I had to do a full 
> tune-up to
> > > > pass emissions.  This year, same thing.  However, even after 
> the
> > > > tuneup, my CO is still too high.  NOx and HC's are really low 
> so I
> > > > know the O2 sensor and cats are doing their job.  However, I 
> am at a
> > > > loss here.  I did plugs, wires, cap, and rotor.  Gapped them 
> to .025
> > > > since the manual said .024-.028 IIRC.  Car runs great and has 
> power
> > > > just like before.  It is an Island Twin Turbo.  So, any 
> hints?  I'm
> > > > running about 25g/mile CO and the limit is 20.  When I got it 
> from Rob
> > > > it tested at 11 g/mile, and then after the first tune-up it 
> was also
> > > > 11 g/mile.  What am I missing?  I cleaned my K&N air filter 
> last
> > > > month.  I haven't changed my fuel filter in probably 4 years, 
> but how
> > > > could that affect emissions?
> > > > 
> > > > What am I missing?
> > > > 
> > > > Thanks,
> > > > Matt
> > > > The Arizona DeLorean Club
> > > > www.az-d.org
> > > >
> > >
> >
>








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