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Dino 246 major tune up

Discussion in '206/246' started by raywong, Oct 4, 2004.

  1. raywong

    raywong Formula Junior

    Aug 29, 2004
    660
    Hong Kong
    Full Name:
    Raymond
    After a month of waiting, the mechanic is finally available tommorow. This is the first major tune up since I got the car a month ago. Here is the thing I would like to check out:

    - oil pressure gauge is always at zero. (check pressure)
    - funny sweet smell after the engine is warm. (check for coolent leak)
    - exccesive smoke coming out one side of the exhaust. (check engine)
    - engine stalls if I go "rev, rev". (check a/f ratio)
    - tacho gauge needle gose all over the place. (no solution)
    - paints coming of the engine. (repaint?)

    can't wait to see the final bill.
     
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  3. ferrarifixer

    ferrarifixer F1 Veteran
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    Jul 22, 2003
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    Phil Hughes
    Get the carb float levels checked and adjusted, the distributor advance and the phasing read and checked. (if it's a 3 lobe, not necessary on 6 lobe), and of course all other proper servicing and valve clearances, and chain tensions etc etc.

    Dinos can be so nice when right, but so nasty when wrong.....
     
  4. raywong

    raywong Formula Junior

    Aug 29, 2004
    660
    Hong Kong
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    Raymond
    thanks! will add them on the list.
     
  5. dm_n_stuff

    dm_n_stuff Global Moderator
    Global Moderator Lifetime Rossa Owner

    Dec 10, 2003
    36,588
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    Dave
    Ray. How about an update.

    Running better, or still in pieces in the shop??
     
  6. Sal Manzur

    Sal Manzur Formula Junior

    Sep 12, 2004
    266
    Upland Ca
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    Salvador Manzur
    There is an adjustment to the oil pressure by the oil filter, according to
    the owners manual.

    Do you have a dino script on your horn push button?. I am looking for a source to buy one.

    Difference between superformance and re-originals prices on wiring loom?
    why 3 times the price?
     
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