[V8] Re: WOT Epilogue...................
lundabo at msn.com
Thu Nov 11 17:02:19 EST 2004
The first thing I would do is replace the fuel pressure regulator. Black
smoke on start up has been most commonly tied to a failing FPR.
>From: Carter Johnson <carterjohnson3 at yahoo.com>
>To: SuffolkD at aol.com, v8 at audifans.com
>Subject: [V8] Re: WOT Epilogue...................
>Date: Mon, 8 Nov 2004 05:20:58 -0800 (PST)
>At work, I can readily check mail - home connection is
>24400 or worse most of the time. I was able to mostly
>free up the throttle, and having driven it a bit more
>(50 miles) it seems to work even better. Car is
>surprisingly slow below 3000 rpms and surprisingly
>fast above. Couple of minor issues -
>1) Little smoke on startup - valve seals? It seems to
>also be leaking a bit of oil - but very little - onto
>the exhaust. Not sure if it's due to the lack of
>driving the car has experienced in the past 6 months.
>2) Car doesn't like to shift into 2nd at light
>throttle when first accelerating - but if you give it
>a touch more gas, it will shift. Odd, I thought.
>Probably a future tranny problem? Or the fluid is
>less viscous than it should be?
>3) at light throttle, a pulsing of power - almost like
>it's not running well, but it's running very well.
>Any thoughts on these, I'd appriciate it. Thanks to
>everyone who responded to the throttle issue. I was
>able to fix it quite quickly (once I figured out where
>the linkage was, that is!!!)
>--- SuffolkD at aol.com wrote:
> > Carter phones in his thanks for the list repsonses.
> > He'll read them all at work Monday LOL.
> > HE disassembled the air box and looked underneath
> > and has determined that the
> > throttle linkage (cable) was needing a cleaning and
> > Silicone Spray
> > lubrication.
> > Idles now around 1200 so he's happy at the moment.
> > BIg thanks from your fellow enthuiast.
> > -Scott by BOSTON 4 Carter
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