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post #41 of 43 (permalink) Old 16th June 2019, 07:50
 
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Already done, pick it up tomorrow and also have an unmodified air box to collect of someone, put it back the way it was and test.

Then I can rule that out,

An yes when it matters the car can shift on, but I drive for an hour to work through various towns an traffic, it annoys the hell out of me at lower revs
From what I've read, and a little bit of experience, these cars are very sensitive to 1. Any air filter change (air filter, modified box, CAI) or 2. Standard fuelling/map

I put a short ram CAI on and the flat spots were terrible. Went back to the OEM box and it's much better.

Ultimately, apart from doing your standard service items, a remap is the way to go to sort the fuelling.
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PCV valve query here.

Symptoms - Throttle lag soon after starting. Gets better, but car feels a little flat. Fuel economy not brilliant.

I checked the PCV valve, pinching the pipe with some long-nose pliers. No ticking occurred, and there was a sound of air rushing after I released the grip, and it was fairly random as to when this sound went away. The valve looks as old as the metal it's bolted into. I suspect it's quite old, if not original.

Replacement time?
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I did the pinch test last night, the ticking sound went away when I pinched the pipe but it wasn't massively obvious until I put my head beside the top pulley. Then, when I heard it, I couldn't not hear it For the sake of £30 or so, I'm going to get a new one (maybe a top pulley too)
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