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      Um... in my experience, not the cable but the...

      Um... in my experience, not the cable but the shaft that the pedal pivots on is source of squeak. Check that.
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      Eh... learn this, a small but important lesson....

      Eh... learn this, a small but important lesson. When you do a compression test on any engine, first make safe (deactivate) both ignition and fuel systems. I like to pull the coil lead (aka: spark...
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      one fig two fig red fig blue fig

      Agreed, but with the qualification that there has to be a minimum requirement set for "educated" for any troubleshooting suggestions to be useful; otherwise it'll be yet another replay of the...
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      Oh and... Which end of that is accurate?...

      Oh and...



      Which end of that is accurate? They can not both be. Either:

      1) all four cylinders compression test between 115 & 120 psi.

      2) as above except for #2 which hits 90 psi.
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      Heh. It'll be great if OP has electrical...

      Heh.

      It'll be great if OP has electrical system woes (not wishing ill, jus' saying) and has to be converted to & taught the tenets & dogma of a certain church I know of.

      :laugh: + a :beer:
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      That. Trouble-shooting is slow and painful. ...

      That.

      Trouble-shooting is slow and painful.


      What's worse is ufcking up because you rushed it and made an expensive mistake.


      Do not even think about cracking open the fuel distributor...
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      Bosch. Bosch. Bosch.

      Bosch.



      Bosch.



      Bosch.
    8. If I mention a given company on this forum, I try...

      If I mention a given company on this forum, I try generally to only do so in a positive context ("you can get from These Guys" or such); but... on occasion I think it is obligatory to make a negative...
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      Didn't FTFY, just edited to yank yer chain. ...

      Didn't FTFY, just edited to yank yer chain. :laugh:


      Oh and yeah... that do look nice.
    10. Jeez. I'm with you on this one, I hate having to...

      Jeez. I'm with you on this one, I hate having to track down unknown FMLA's.



      Are y'all referring to something like this? : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turbo_fuel_stratified_injection


      ...
    11. Which is what I was saying, perhaps I did that...

      Which is what I was saying, perhaps I did that poorly.


      Without meaning to piss anyone off, impugn the reputation of your (possible) relatives who patented the anti-dieseling solenoid valve,...
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      You know this to be a fact how exactly? Did you...

      You know this to be a fact how exactly? Did you pull all the injectors, jumper pump, raise metering plate and see only #4 spraying?

      I need to know better how you know what you think you know...
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      Heh. Tennis balls, I don't use no steenkin'...

      Heh. Tennis balls, I don't use no steenkin' tennis balls! My walker has tracks & fly-by-wire hydrostatic drive (muchos thankos and a nod to Kassbohrer Pisten-Bully).
      Spinny sharp stuff a la Ben...
    14. No, actually I think that's for the seats....

      No, actually I think that's for the seats. [thanks Anna, for the unintended lay-up]

      My earlier post was overly harsh, I apologize. I'm letting "curmudgeon" become too habitual.

      Tone aside......
    15. Sumbeech. It's that easy? Here I am, 30+ years...

      Sumbeech.

      It's that easy? Here I am, 30+ years of trying to get the piston tops clean and shiny like a mirror, all de-carbonized and no black gunge and shiite; and yer telling me it was wasted...
    16. Why? Is there an actual problem or are you just...

      Why? Is there an actual problem or are you just chasing what somebody is telling you is a problem?



      The vid is well-scripted & nicely presented BS. Looks like it means something but means no...
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      Good man. Too many people in general and some...

      Good man. Too many people in general and some here (this forum) are not smart enough to know that they don't know, to say nothing of what they don't know.

      If you have The Book we can work with...
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      I know a bit of Deutsch and can get my head...

      I know a bit of Deutsch and can get my head around the concept of gender distinctions in language. There aren't many such in english, the indefinite article is "the" which is gender neutral, but auf...
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      You're much welcome. For better understanding;...

      You're much welcome.

      For better understanding; go to a nearby salvage yard, ask them to sell you any given lock barrel w/ matching key from a vehicle built not later than mid- 2000's or so (I'm...
    20. That ^ = poster child for consensus. So......

      That ^ = poster child for consensus.



      So... yer saying you'll track down the specs of the "magic blue box" and recreate? Not same-same, but a workable bread-board circuit & functional? From...
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