Thanks so much for the great service from start to finish, and always done with a smile and as professional as possible. Other things to note: shortly before this happened a rubber hanger for the exhaust broke and let the exhaust flop around drove about 10 miles like this Rough idle and super rough pick up from idle the whole engine shakes violently under 2k rpm running gets better when warm but still not how it should be if asked to do anything strenuous driving up a hill it will sound like it's running on 3 cylinders. In either case, appreciate the reply, will keep hunting. However, it appears to be turned off in your browser. The sensor in the exhaust was also hanging out so that was tack welded in and then I had to replace the camshaft position sensor and ran some injector cleaner through it and she runs lovely now.
It's cold here and I'm allergic to snow lol I don't even know at this point if I could salvage a usable plug from a bad coil. Any suggestions much appreciated, thank you! Got another coilpack without any luck, again with 4 getting much hotter than the others. I'll go over the intake side of things and see if anything obvious sticks out. Finding a suitable rear axle in width might be a struggle. This, according to what I've read online, will trigger check engine light flashes corresponding to a code. Some do it to make some space for a top mount turbo which is why we went Coil On Plug on our race car.
Some claim better throttle response but we haven't done a before and after on a dyno to make any definitive claim. All of the electricals in the coil pack are set in some sort of epoxy. Theme days You're welcome to post anything you want within our rules. Butchering a stock coil to make a plug out of it took quite a bit of work. Too much fuel and running hot on 4 are symptoms, not the cause of the problem.
Dave M sport - whats the money like on that plate? We appreciate all the interest. Samco do list a ready made one - but no mention of M42 or M44. I guess the other things to try are swapping injectors around, and a compression test. Here's how mine turned out: I didn't take any pics of hacking up the coil to make the connector at the bottom of the screen, but all it involved was exposing the solid copper leads on the inside with a hacksaw and a dremel. Otherwise you could do a coil on plug conversion like in the link you showed.
We could do this either this weekend or next weekend. Checked again with seller of the engine, the numpty crushed the car last year! Some days are dedicated to certain themes, see below. The wire color to cylinder correlation for my car was white - cyl 1 blue - cyl 2 red - cyl 3 yellow - cyl 4 My findings were contrary to the information found here: Perhaps different cars had different wire colors??. The idle had been getting a bit lumpy and shaking the car a little bit for about a week prior and then one morning on the way to work something gave up and it started running super rough and was missing on one or maybe two cylinders. Find how right Hi guys, apologies if I'm in the wrong subreddit, have a problem with an e36 316i the m43 single-cam engine. Plan on spending at least an hour with us. If we are able to obtain permission to cancel or return the part, we reserve the right to charge a restocking fee of up to 25% Confused about brands? I took the fuel filter out and the fuel that came out looked more like coffee than petrol.
All of our kits come with a 1 year warranty on the coils, and step by step color installation instructions. So far, I've been unsuccessful in getting this test to work, however a permanent check engine light may be a pre-requisite. Let me know if you have more questions. Engine swap is out of the question unfortunately, both the engine and labour are too expensive here more than cost of the car itself, easily , and I don't have the experience or the workspace to do it myself. Needs a good few bits and I'm waiting on various people to get back to me with them and ideas, but hope to have it completed in a couple of weeks. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.
This is often due to setting your browser Security settings too high. I did this a couple of months ago. All of our kits come with a 1 year warranty on the coils, and step by step color installation instructions. M50 coils on plugs 4 on a custom adaptor plate 1 to rocker cover E30 M42B18 Lower inlet manifold with fuel injectors and new E30 M42B18 gasket 1 E30 M42B18 Upper Inlet Manifold with new gasket 1 E30 M42B18 Throttle body with Heater Plate and hoses removed. This could maybe be a handier job for you to do. I'll just have to replace the filter and the intake boot.
I doubt they'll be too cheap though. William Heath Robinson 1872-1944 was a British Cartoonist well known for humourous illustrations of fantasical inventions involving large numbers of components, often in order to acheive a very simple purpose. Not a huge horsepower thing, but it definitely has its advantages. What type of coil packs are used with cop conversion, I have loads of m52 coil packs if these could be used I was just going to post the same query re the coil on plugs? We are the most social Z community on the web! I missed compression test off the list but it is something I've already done. I've had it in the garage at home for a while now trying to figure it out but I'm stumped so am seeking any help I can get really. For this you would have to make up a plate for mounting the coils on, or but one I think there is somewhere that makes them. I had to use trial and error to find which wire was for which cylinder.