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#979661 - 26th Jun 2008 5:58pm Station - Mitsubishi Starion 2.0 Turbo *****
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I bought this car yesterday off Totopop, who had had enough of it! As I'm a masochist who loves pissing away cash I was down there like a rat up a drainpipe and had it home by 5pm.
I got looking at it last night, and this morning went about narrowing it down, which wasn't that successful, but it's getting fuel (lots)!!! The inlet was full of the stuff. I resoldered all the componets on the ECU and the Control Relay that looked corroded (water had got in through the Air Con), and put it all back together again. With the fuel pump disconnected, I started it up and with a bang it sort of farted into life running off the fuel in the inlet!
Mr Pop reckoned it was the fuel injector, but it's giving the same results if each of the injectors are operating, I'm starting to think there's a problem with the coil or one of the number of ignition modules. There's a few wires which don't match up as well.

Sounds rough dunnit?!
http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=6DuLPSObY1o
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#979662 - 26th Jun 2008 6:00pm Re: Station - Mitsubishi Starion 2.0 Turbo [Re: DavidB]
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Here's the engine, complete with broom handle shoved in waste gate pipe. laugh


Throttle body:


Interior is awesome!!




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#979663 - 26th Jun 2008 8:42pm Re: Station - Mitsubishi Starion 2.0 Turbo [Re: DavidB]
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Nice one mate, glad to see its getting done up, have you drove it yet?
Its rapid!
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#979664 - 26th Jun 2008 9:50pm Re: Station - Mitsubishi Starion 2.0 Turbo [Re: _Ste_]
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Exellent car matey.

Stu macs matey has a fully race sorted one of these he maybe able to give you some info on them if you get stuck.
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#979665 - 27th Jun 2008 9:05am Re: Station - Mitsubishi Starion 2.0 Turbo [Re: spinking]
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He came round when I had it at my folks.

I haven't had it driving yet because it's misfiring. I've ordered some new parts which are coming this morning. I've got the repair manual as well, which says a few things it might be, but will only find out when I start isolating things. The main thing is it starts, so that's good. There's a diagnostic plug behind the dash board which would be nice if you could do some kind of paper clip test.

Where did you get the fuel pump Steve?
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#979666 - 27th Jun 2008 2:27pm Re: Station - Mitsubishi Starion 2.0 Turbo [Re: DavidB]
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Er, there's NO SPARK!

Last pics!







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#979667 - 27th Jun 2008 9:55pm Re: Station - Mitsubishi Starion 2.0 Turbo [Re: DavidB]
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Bill board pics raftl

Looks nice though
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#979668 - 28th Jun 2008 4:32pm Re: Station - Mitsubishi Starion 2.0 Turbo [Re: spinking]
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Spark is weak, or non-existant, there is no reading from the coil, and no spark from any of the leads.
It has two grey injectors, when it should have a grey, and a blue injector.

And a bulb isn't working inside. frown
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#979669 - 29th Jun 2008 10:51am Re: Station - Mitsubishi Starion 2.0 Turbo [Re: DavidB]
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unlucky!!


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#979670 - 29th Jun 2008 10:24pm Re: Station - Mitsubishi Starion 2.0 Turbo [Re: Davey_Martin]
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the lady who owned the car before me put the fuel pump on,

I got other bits from senars lvw on cleveland street, they can get you anything wihin 24 hours.

Like that last pic of the interiour mate, looking nice now.

Don`t give up on it like i did.
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#979671 - 30th Jun 2008 6:47pm Re: Station - Mitsubishi Starion 2.0 Turbo [Re: _Ste_]
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How long was it running for when you bought it, less than a day?
I'm just checking everything, and I've ordered two new injectors, coil, and ignitor. There's something definately wrong with the coil though, there's no spark 95% of the time.
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#979672 - 1st Jul 2008 9:57am Re: Station - Mitsubishi Starion 2.0 Turbo [Re: DavidB]
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Coils / plugs / injectors tend to either work or not work rather than be intermittant... think
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#979673 - 1st Jul 2008 10:49am Re: Station - Mitsubishi Starion 2.0 Turbo [Re: StuyMac]
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The coil amp is funked and no long switches, but occasionally give spark depending on humidity and temperature (they're worse when it's hot), injector 'works', it's fully open and is short circuiting (no resistance across circuit).

The only solution is to put these new parts on.
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#979674 - 1st Jul 2008 6:34pm Re: Station - Mitsubishi Starion 2.0 Turbo [Re: DavidB]
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The only solution is to put these new parts on.


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#979675 - 5th Jul 2008 12:28am Re: Station - Mitsubishi Starion 2.0 Turbo [Re: Mondeo_Scott]
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Finally received new injectors and coil, a new control relay and ignitor unit, and an ebay throttle body (with fuel pressure regulator).
Previous frequent removal of the TB cracked the gasket and coolant was getting into the inlet, so I spend most of today in work cutting a new one out of blank gasket paper, and it worked!

The car started after 1 minute of turning (water was still in inlet!), but finally started without hesitating, and now starts on the button.
It was getting late when I was attempting to set up the igntion timing, but there is a lot of blue smoke coming from the exhaust, the sparks are black as well. Not sure if this is from poor timing, but will do it properly tommorow.
At the moment, evening attempting to open the throttle cuts out the engine, it's not getting any fuel under load.
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