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by danmf05
Mon Jul 21, 2008 3:21 pm
Forum: Diagnostic Help
Topic: constant rpm issue
Replies: 11
Views: 776

constant rpm issue

i think it might be the valves too, being the bad mech i am i messed up the rockers, i over tightened them, anyone know the proper way to tighten these so they dont open too far or not far enough.
by danmf05
Sun Jul 20, 2008 5:38 pm
Forum: General Questions
Topic: Swapping Engine Questions
Replies: 3
Views: 912

Swapping Engine Questions

i just swaped a motor in my 89 beretta, with a 90 cavalier, i flushed the coolant, drained oil, you can see if you old motor has an extension on the oil filter and swap them if that works, mine did, also if the new motor has sat for a long time i would run it with fresh fluids and then drain and put...
by danmf05
Sun Jul 20, 2008 5:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1990 grz quad 4
Replies: 5
Views: 691

1990 grz quad 4

this motor has been redone, the tranny is going on it, i have a 4cly out of a cavalier 2.2, replaced my 2.0 beretta motor, it hauled for a race or two now all im having in is probs, so i was thinking bout the quad due to the horsepower it cranks...will it stand to 6,000 plus rms consistantly?
by danmf05
Fri Jul 18, 2008 4:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 1990 grz quad 4
Replies: 5
Views: 691

1990 grz quad 4

Wondering if anyone has a 90 or similar year gtz quad 4, I am thinking about buying one to replace my 2.0 beretta for a 4cly fwd class at a local track, I have head bad things about the motors blowing up alot, anyone have any past experiance or advice.

thanks.
by danmf05
Wed Jul 16, 2008 8:23 pm
Forum: General Questions
Topic: rocker arms
Replies: 0
Views: 388

rocker arms

does anyone know if you have to tighten the rocker arms at tdc and then turn the motor once and tighten the other two....any help would be great.
by danmf05
Mon Jul 14, 2008 5:44 pm
Forum: Diagnostic Help
Topic: constant rpm issue
Replies: 11
Views: 776

constant rpm issue

so after more tinkering we have found that the #3 cylinder is only running at about 60psi, where the rest are betweent 90-110, ran it at the track again last weekend and the hotter the car got the more it backfired, or atlease thats what it sounded like to everyone. anyone got any ideas...ive taken ...
by danmf05
Thu Jun 26, 2008 6:07 pm
Forum: Diagnostic Help
Topic: constant rpm issue
Replies: 11
Views: 776

constant rpm issue

so i replaced the fuel filter and thats not the issue, its the weirdest thing, just gasing it up and holding it at a constant rpm it keeps dropping and going back up. very fustrating.
by danmf05
Mon Jun 23, 2008 8:41 pm
Forum: Diagnostic Help
Topic: constant rpm issue
Replies: 11
Views: 776

constant rpm issue

the motor was just dropped in a month ago and at that time i check the coil packs and module, also put in new spark plugs and wires, I think I will try the fuel filter and let you all know, I have read a couple other questions on here and most have changed them with very little luck.  But might...
by danmf05
Sun Jun 22, 2008 3:49 pm
Forum: Diagnostic Help
Topic: constant rpm issue
Replies: 11
Views: 776

constant rpm issue

have not checked fuel pressure with guage but I know the pump is working good, and the filter is clear, with air filter off there is a constant flow of fuel, I can hold the pedal at a constant rpm and it will drop and work its way back up, the motor never dies its like it just losses power, Ill have...
by danmf05
Sat Jun 21, 2008 1:35 pm
Forum: Diagnostic Help
Topic: constant rpm issue
Replies: 11
Views: 776

constant rpm issue

Hey just wondering if anyone has had this prob and knows what causes it.  I race my 89 beretta in a 4cly class and when racing the motor will cut out and drop 500-1000 rpms and then keep doing it, I thought it was low on gas but after filling it up it kept doing that. It idles fine, checked oil...
by danmf05
Sat Apr 05, 2008 3:57 pm
Forum: General Questions
Topic: high rev
Replies: 3
Views: 512

high rev

all vacuums lines are good, i put the 2.0 thortle body on the intake so that might have something to do with it.
by danmf05
Sat Apr 05, 2008 2:53 pm
Forum: General Questions
Topic: high rev
Replies: 3
Views: 512

high rev

I just got done swaping a 2.2 1990 cav. motor into my 89 beretta after my 2.0 blew up, finally got the motor to run but it idles at 4500 rpm, do I need to re-program the computer, I put the computer from the 90 cav on my car and tried my own and they both do it, any ideas out there, thanks.
by danmf05
Mon Mar 31, 2008 12:44 pm
Forum: General Questions
Topic: coil pack
Replies: 2
Views: 500

coil pack

I do have fuel pressure, its shooting gas down the intake, we took out the plugs and touched them to the top of the block and no sparks, not sure what is the prob.
by danmf05
Sun Mar 30, 2008 6:36 pm
Forum: General Questions
Topic: coil pack
Replies: 2
Views: 500

coil pack

Hey i just replaced my 2.0 motor in my 89 beretta with a 2.2 from a chevy cav from 1990, same motor really, but now I dont have any spark to the plugs, plugs are new, sparks are new, check coil pack and it tested fine, any one out there got any Ideas...did I not hook the wires up right any help woul...
by danmf05
Fri Feb 01, 2008 3:19 pm
Forum: USA - Central
Topic: Minnesota members
Replies: 52
Views: 10997

Minnesota members

im from champlin mn, and race my 89 beretta at I94 raceway, check out www.tntraceways.com, if you look at the pics from july you will see my 38 after my first win!

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