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by luckyfrank
Sun Apr 25, 2010 1:52 am
Forum: Engine & Transmission section
Topic: Throttle body fitted
Replies: 34
Views: 2836

Re: Throttle body fitted

Buy a complete 2nd hand TB and have it fitted by someone who knows what there doing, aswell check for air leaks in the TB and the pipes that go to it that can cause bad idle, ie when you press the gas and let it up do you hear a hissing sound or a sound like sand pasing through a sive
by luckyfrank
Sun Apr 25, 2010 1:46 am
Forum: Problems with your Altezza
Topic: kangaroo car
Replies: 2
Views: 279

Re: kangaroo car

Hmm sounds like faulty butterfly valve in ur throttle body

When your driving at a steady speed does the car jumps regardles of ger then i think its your throttle body

Pop your bonnet have a listen and see if you hear a clicking noise from the TB
by luckyfrank
Fri Mar 12, 2010 10:44 pm
Forum: Car chat
Topic: Donedeal Rant
Replies: 10
Views: 556

Re: Donedeal Rant

As most of ye know I am selling my car and my asking price is €7,800 on it. As I said I could ask for less but why should I :evil: . I have spend a good bit of money on my car & in my eye between services & maintenance, money well spend. Then one little pr*ck had either the balls or the stu...
by luckyfrank
Tue Mar 02, 2010 7:20 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission section
Topic: Vibration at 70km/h?
Replies: 14
Views: 797

Re: Vibration at 70km/h?

If your car is an sxe10 then its normal just the drive-shaft if im not mistaken
by luckyfrank
Tue Feb 23, 2010 7:47 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission section
Topic: Engine blown
Replies: 19
Views: 1510

Re: Engine blown

mate feel for you, must be a horrible situation to be in did he say what happened Yeah he was in a mechancis getting the throttle body looked at and he said there was lots of oil in the inlet pipe in the turbo, i thought it was just the oil run-off so i said to him thats all it was, he said they st...
by luckyfrank
Tue Feb 23, 2010 7:06 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission section
Topic: Engine blown
Replies: 19
Views: 1510

Re: Engine blown

Damok wrote:I'm not been smart, and i know you feel bad for the guy...
But is it really your problem. Is he looking for you to find an engine...


No this guy us really nice bloke and he probaly wouldnt know where to look for one if i can help him i will
by luckyfrank
Tue Feb 23, 2010 6:46 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission section
Topic: Engine blown
Replies: 19
Views: 1510

Engine blown

Damn lads i sold the altezza last week and i got a call today from the guy who bought it and he said the engine blew up, i feel really bad for him, anyways im looking for someone who has a number for people who can get there hands on a 2nd hand engine
by luckyfrank
Tue Jan 19, 2010 12:01 am
Forum: Engine & Transmission section
Topic: Throttle body fitted
Replies: 34
Views: 2836

Re: Throttle body fitted

ok first one is the vid of bad idleing http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wlY6aN10Fv0" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; And this one is the thorttle knocking http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LypFWA-B12I" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; So any idea's guys, i think the knocking i...
by luckyfrank
Tue Jan 19, 2010 12:01 am
Forum: Engine & Transmission section
Topic: Throttle body fitted
Replies: 34
Views: 2836

Re: Throttle body fitted

Anyone ?
by luckyfrank
Mon Jan 18, 2010 8:18 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission section
Topic: Throttle body fitted
Replies: 34
Views: 2836

Re: Throttle body fitted

ok first one is the vid of bad idleing http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wlY6aN10Fv0" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; And this one is the thorttle knocking http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LypFWA-B12I" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; So any idea's guys, i think the knocking is...
by luckyfrank
Mon Jan 18, 2010 7:49 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission section
Topic: Throttle body fitted
Replies: 34
Views: 2836

Re: Throttle body fitted

Im loading a few vids of the throttle body knocking and the bad idleing, hope someone can help when they see should be ready in 20 mins
by luckyfrank
Mon Jan 18, 2010 6:13 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission section
Topic: Throttle body fitted
Replies: 34
Views: 2836

Re: Throttle body fitted

just ajust the throttle position sensor on the side of the TB . leave the car runnig and open the two screws slightly and rotate the sensor a little bit. Impossible to get to those screws though, you'd need the car jacked as there facing the road and even than woud be hard to do with all the stuff ...
by luckyfrank
Sun Jan 17, 2010 10:53 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission section
Topic: Throttle body fitted
Replies: 34
Views: 2836

Re: Throttle body fitted

Damok wrote:Its hardly a vaccum leak or a blocked pipe? Have you tried swapping out the MAF sensor. . Take a video of the rev gauge to try show us how its idleing :idea: :idea:



I'll take a video of it 2moro if im home early enough, cant clean the maf sensor as it would mess with the mapping of the car
by luckyfrank
Sun Jan 17, 2010 10:11 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission section
Topic: Throttle body fitted
Replies: 34
Views: 2836

Re: Throttle body fitted

Evelyn wrote:Who diagnosed a trottle body?? Are you sure its not a manifold leaking problem??



Robbie in tdp said thats what it was he said the clicking noise im hearing was the motor in the throttle body being unable to reset thus giving me bad idle
by luckyfrank
Sun Jan 17, 2010 4:20 pm
Forum: Engine & Transmission section
Topic: Throttle body fitted
Replies: 34
Views: 2836

Re: Throttle body fitted

b**** !!!!! The idle has returned to normal but im having the same problems as before im getting a knocking noise from the throttle body I had to use the throttle position sensor of the old one in the 2nd hand body i got as the inlet pipe to the sensor was broken thats obvioulsy whats bolloxed, i al...

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