VHPD Engine Woes!

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Re: VHPD Engine Woes!

Post by winthattt » Sun Aug 25, 2019 3:35 pm

If it starts and runs fine for a while it must be to do with something getting warm or the ecu trying to switch to closed loop control. When it’s running badly and you stop and restart the engine does it start ok and run smoothly fir a short time?

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Re: VHPD Engine Woes!

Post by tlracer » Sun Aug 25, 2019 3:59 pm

seriouslylotus wrote:
Sun Aug 25, 2019 1:22 pm
Cut your losses and take it to somewhere else!!!
Definitely this. Clearly they don't have a clue so get it away from them and into somewhere who does before they do any further damage.

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Re: VHPD Engine Woes!

Post by winthattt » Sun Aug 25, 2019 6:07 pm

tlracer wrote:
Sun Aug 25, 2019 3:59 pm
seriouslylotus wrote:
Sun Aug 25, 2019 1:22 pm
Cut your losses and take it to somewhere else!!!
Definitely this. Clearly they don't have a clue so get it away from them and into somewhere who does before they do any further damage.
I tend to agree. I don’t think it’s serious but it needs someone who knows what they are doing. Btw, The ecu does not produce useful fault codes.

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Re: VHPD Engine Woes!

Post by jonnyfox » Sun Aug 25, 2019 7:21 pm

seriouslylotus wrote:
Sun Aug 25, 2019 1:22 pm
Cut your losses and take it to somewhere else!!!
I'm with Dave :thumbup:
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Re: VHPD Engine Woes!

Post by thommo » Mon Aug 26, 2019 7:45 pm

Sorry to hear you’re still having problems, Graham. Thought it was all sorted. When you have exhausted all your options over there why not try Ollie at Phoenix Motorsport in Accrington, over my way. Or what about Faulds In Huddersfield? Although I dare say you have thought of that.
I was hoping you’d be in the S1 for the Nyloc tour . . .

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Re: VHPD Engine Woes!

Post by thommo » Mon Aug 26, 2019 7:45 pm

It’ll be the 340R then😳

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Re: VHPD Engine Woes!

Post by S1Exige » Fri Aug 30, 2019 5:02 pm

thommo wrote:
Mon Aug 26, 2019 7:45 pm
Sorry to hear you’re still having problems, Graham. Thought it was all sorted. When you have exhausted all your options over there why not try Ollie at Phoenix Motorsport in Accrington, over my way. Or what about Faulds In Huddersfield? Although I dare say you have thought of that.
I was hoping you’d be in the S1 for the Nyloc tour . . .
Hi Thommo :thumbup:

I'm still on the NYLOC Tour but will be driving my 250 Cup, pretty impressed with it tbh, just a shame they don't do a similar size Exige these days.

Regarding the 340R, i'd love to take it but it rained nearly every day on the last tour :cry:
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Re: VHPD Engine Woes!

Post by S1Exige » Fri Aug 30, 2019 5:10 pm

thommo wrote:
Mon Aug 26, 2019 7:45 pm
Sorry to hear you’re still having problems, Graham. Thought it was all sorted. When you have exhausted all your options over there why not try Ollie at Phoenix Motorsport in Accrington, over my way. Or what about Faulds In Huddersfield? Although I dare say you have thought of that.
I was hoping you’d be in the S1 for the Nyloc tour . . .
I agree with Dave aka Seriously Lotus and everyone else.

I did originally contact the chatty guy from NZ (forgotten his name) ? but he was booked for months and that was with me having just the engine sent down...….so I went for the local option which will be 2yrs this September :cry:


I'll contact Ollie after the tour :thumbup:
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Re: VHPD Engine Woes!

Post by S1Exige » Fri Aug 30, 2019 5:17 pm

winthattt wrote:
Sun Aug 25, 2019 3:35 pm
If it starts and runs fine for a while it must be to do with something getting warm or the ecu trying to switch to closed loop control. When it’s running badly and you stop and restart the engine does it start ok and run smoothly fir a short time?
Only runs smoothly when it's cold, I was hoping to get down there this week but I've just been too busy, it'll be around 3wks before I get the chance.

I'm going to give the mechanic the list of things mentioned, that could be wrong with the engine...…..both times the engine was sent away for the rebuild, so I imagine the actual rebuild is ok ?
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Re: VHPD Engine Woes!

Post by jonnyfox » Fri Aug 30, 2019 6:46 pm

Wise move moving to Ollie.

We have a GAV down here in Burton Unit 4, ex Lotus and a very clever guy.

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