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  1. I cant get any borescope at the moment. I'll take...

    I cant get any borescope at the moment. I'll take tbe sump off and will try to find the piece in the back of the bottom.
    I searched for the piece in the head but nothing found. I believe it fell...
  2. So, i have just installed all engine parts after...

    So, i have just installed all engine parts after a head gasket replacement, just need to refill fluids. I wonder whether it would be better trying to start the engine and later take the sump off to...
  3. I have pulled the head off and the nut is not...

    I have pulled the head off and the nut is not stuck in the oil hole, and neither seems to be held in the head itself, so I believe it has reached the sump. That hole points directly to the sump, I...
  4. hi, it is a aluminium nut about 4mm wide and 10...

    hi, it is a aluminium nut about 4mm wide and 10 mm long. I was using it to fix a thread in the head. It is aluminium so magnets doesn't work.

    It dropped in the right-back hole so I believe it...
  5. Nut fell down in one of the head's oil drain hole. What to do??

    Hello.

    After fitting the head and tighten all bolts, fit camshafts, rocker arms stopper, etc, one little aluminium piece has fell in the bottom of the head (engine back) with the bad luck it has...
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    Thank you.

    Thank you.
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    what torque for oem bolts on metal hg?

    Hello¶ does anyone know the torque applied to oem head bolts when using metal hg instead of oem hg?
    Thx
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    Off topic: What do you think about using this...

    Off topic:

    What do you think about using this fuse like "anti-thief metod"? I mean, replacing the working fuse with a broken one if you plan to park in a unsafe place. ¿?
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    This issue has happened to me at least 3 times. ...

    This issue has happened to me at least 3 times. 2 times was caused by a knackered sparkplug. The isolated part had a very very tinny crack on it.
    I had also problem one day I missed the spark...
  10. :D 3-4 hours of work!!! lol. I am spending...

    :D 3-4 hours of work!!! lol. I am spending several weekends to do this work, again :P

    So, does the Cooper Spray works as good as "wellseal"? I still have got a can of cooper spray.
  11. Yes, it seems that re-using the oldone is stupid....

    Yes, it seems that re-using the oldone is stupid.

    But I need a 86mm bore head gasket and Cosworth is only available for 87mm bore. The Apexi is silly expensive but it is the only one for 86mm...
  12. Do you mean a coat of Cooper Spray, for instance?

    Do you mean a coat of Cooper Spray, for instance?
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    Mine did the same before the HG had gone. Cold...

    Mine did the same before the HG had gone. Cold starts were also a bit rough in the first seconds. There was overpressure in the radiator too.
  14. Should I reuse this Apexi Head gasket? (pics inside)

    Hello,

    I am on the way to fix a head gasket failure. I have found the Apexi head gasket seems to be in good shape after all. Only scratches in the paint. The reddish marks are traces of cooper...
  15. Hello. did you get any mayonnaise in your oil...

    Hello. did you get any mayonnaise in your oil cap? I can see traces of white stuff in the oil cap, so I think the water is also entering in the oil holes.
  16. I will retorque the studs. I wish this solved the...

    I will retorque the studs. I wish this solved the problem.

    I have bought a motorbike (V-strom 650 :ghey:) and the car is sleeping in the parking for 3 weeks. Well, I already miss my S14a so...
  17. 95lb! I think my head gasket has kept healthy for...

    95lb! I think my head gasket has kept healthy for 3 years just because I used cooper spray. 70lb and 1,4 bar seems now pretty dangerous.

    To me it is far more difficult changing the head gasket...
  18. Fitting a custom-built flexible downpipe was the...

    Fitting a custom-built flexible downpipe was the best mod I did to avoid all these issues with turbo, manifold, vibrations, etc. Never had any stud/nut loosen in 5 years.
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    Try a Varta. The one you would buy for a Fiat...

    Try a Varta. The one you would buy for a Fiat Punto. They fit nice even with my old "Hybrid" FMIC.
  20. Retorquing ARP Head studs to solve a minor leak?

    Hello. :ken:

    3 years ago I did fit an Apexi metal head gasket in my S14, along with ARP head studs. I torqued the studs at 70lb as ARP recomended. Now, after 30000kms at 1.4 bar, the head...
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    Hi, After solved an air intake leak it seems...

    Hi,
    After solved an air intake leak it seems EGT has dropped to 750ºC ¿? How come?
    I thought air leak would make A/F ratio pretty rich so chamber temp would be kept lower.
    Now A/F ratio has...
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    Hello, sorry for delay, (I have been in Holland...

    Hello, sorry for delay, (I have been in Holland "Full on Ferry" Amazing! :P)

    I put Castrol 10w60 as before, so no difference in oil, and it used to read 20 psi after hard run.

    I am trying to...
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    Che canario!! que pasa con esa máquina. In...

    Che canario!! que pasa con esa máquina. In English :

    My car experienced weird hesitation on boost, only on boost, from 0,7 bar and up. I tested coilovers, ign.chip, boost leaks, etc, etc.
    ...
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    Oil pressure has raised suddenly, why??

    Hello.

    My car meets stage 3a requirements, let say GT28Rs.86 , Tomei Poncams, etc, etc.

    I must say my turbo has been screaming like a "beach" at 0.5 bar and up , since I purchased it (Brand...
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    Hi. EGT probe is located on the standard...

    Hi.

    EGT probe is located on the standard manifold, about 3 cms far from engine block, in the4th# outlet.
    I believe that A/F figure is pretty rich. It is recorded in 4th from 5000 rpms

    Thanks.
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