[200q20v] Re: Replacing Crankcase breather hose.

Bernie Benz b.m.benz at prodigy.net
Mon Jun 10 21:54:28 EDT 2002

> From: Peter Schulz <peschulz at cisco.com>
> Date: Mon, 10 Jun 2002 13:38:44 -0400
> To: Bernie Benz <b.m.benz at prodigy.net>
> Subject: Re: [200q20v] Re: Replacing Crankcase breather hose.
> Bernie:
> At 10:25 AM 6/10/2002 -0700, you wrote:
>> Yeh, 3 yr olds can go thru tools pretty fast, old oil too.
> 1 missing 6mm socket for four hours of wrenching is cheap price for daycare...
> I hope his interest in repair work stays with him ;^)
>> I don't think that you can see the cam pulley mark without removing the TB
>> cover.  I'd use the crank marking and confirm it with the dist rotor
>> pointing at wire terminal #1.  Then, when reinstalling, you put it back in
>> the same position.
> how do I remove the dist bolt?
> it looks like I can only use box or crescent wrench -and maybe a stubby one
> at that
Never done it, but always looking forward to it.  Right now trying to find a
way to reclamp the dist cap to the dist.  Both would be easier if remove the
intake manifold first.
>> Are you in the metal gear GB?  We still hope to ship
>> them early next month.
> Before your GB - there were a number of false starts and I had given in to
> buying a complete 3B dist through a group buy that I organized for $206...
> Since I still have another 3B and the 7A to deal with, I also ordered 2 of
> the gears  ;^)
> Any chance that you could "characterize" the green bushing/oring seal on
> the dist so that when us "gearheads" replace the dist gears we can also
> replace the seal?
Haven't looked into this yet either, as my spare dist is at the gear works.
> And talking about seals - Royal's 20v (7a) sedan spews pentosin - I gave
> him a bag of Orings, but based on the short life on the 1st attempt, the
> Pentosin is eating the orings - do you have any info on the correct material?
Not true, P fluid is not hard on O-rings.  The common Buna N nitrile
material is fine.  Something else is wrong.  Are these cyl head leaks?   If
so, must be well lubed on installation, assuming the right size.
> I got the following size info from Chris Miller:
> Per ETKA, the orings on his pump appear to be N 013 832 6  18x22x1.5 and N
> 013 844 4   16x20x1.5
Should mean ID x OD x CS, but numbers don't add up.  ID + 2CS should = OD.
USA standard size numbers:
Re: 200 Bentley pg 48.28,   item 7, O-ring #2-110
                                10          2-018
                                12          2-013
                                16          2-125
                pg 48.31    plate 48-642    2-119 under press relief valve

> -Peter

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