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Yesterday, 01:48 AM
Replies: 28
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Posted By Mr.Matchbox

Have you done the same mistake as i did and get...

Have you done the same mistake as i did and get some of the rocker arm assemblys messed up and puzzled them back togehter?

My engine is whipser quiet after the retainer upgrade, as original. I...
06-13-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,076
Posted By Mr.Matchbox

Befor re-installation of the Camshafts, have you...

Befor re-installation of the Camshafts, have you blown out every thread in the cylinder head where bolts go in thorughly with compressed air?

If oil stays in the bottom of the thread holes, the...
06-13-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,076
Posted By Mr.Matchbox

I was under the impression that even the tiniest...

I was under the impression that even the tiniest bent of a valve produce noticeable worse compression values in the affected cylinder?
06-10-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,402
Posted By Mr.Matchbox

Report back almost 1 year later. I have applied...

Report back almost 1 year later. I have applied silicone grease and finaly shin-etsu grease four times in the last year.

Today, i get surprised by heavy raining while driving my S2000 and used the...
06-09-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 387
Posted By Mr.Matchbox

I had the same probelem, the OEM filler cap...

I had the same probelem, the OEM filler cap stoped to early. I solved the problem in a simple way, i replaced the OEM cap with a cheap one from STANT and, for comparison and beause it was so cheap,...
06-08-2019, 02:51 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 72,416
Posted By Mr.Matchbox

am i the only one that noted the difference...

am i the only one that noted the difference between the french and english manual?

Massurung the pre-load in the french manual is done with a Spring scale, connectet to one hole for the propshaft,...
06-07-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 488
Posted By Mr.Matchbox

You could by cheap DIN 998 shims? These are...

You could by cheap DIN 998 shims?

These are deisgned for the same purpose, made from hardened steel and are avilabel in 0,1 mm steps, cheap.

You could buy some, they dont have to fit exactly...
06-06-2019, 05:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By Mr.Matchbox

Belive it or not: The electric connector of the...

Belive it or not: The electric connector of the valve was loose, not properly "Clicked in"!

Im am really puzzled how this is possible, but i am very happy about this 30-seconds-low-cost-repair. :)
06-05-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By Mr.Matchbox

No work done, just rust proofing. I am not sure...

No work done, just rust proofing.
I am not sure about the air pump... i will chek it.
06-05-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By Mr.Matchbox

CEL Code P0412 Second Air magnet (solenid) valve ?

Have a constant CEL light, was in the shop to read it.
Code read "P 0412 - Second Air magnet (solenid) valve - current to low"

Having my honda shop manual ready, i just read it, locate the second...
Forum: S2000 Talk
06-02-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,874
Posted By Mr.Matchbox

If it helps, i meassured about 70° C on the diff...

If it helps, i meassured about 70° C on the diff case after a run on the Autobahn, 220 Km/h + for more than 10 minutes. Oil in the diff was Castrol 75w-90.
But it was a very cold, drizzle night in...
05-28-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 697
Posted By Mr.Matchbox

I came up with my own creation and call them:...

I came up with my own creation and call them: "Anti drip rubber ears".
05-20-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 609
Posted By Mr.Matchbox

Just take your time and screw it down slowly,...

Just take your time and screw it down slowly, every bolt 1/2 turn.

However.. testdrive it, engine runs fine, VTEC works.
05-19-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 609
Posted By Mr.Matchbox

Yes i have seen the Picture. But in this case the...

Yes i have seen the Picture. But in this case the picture is worthless without a explantion, what the purpose of the Bolts is. My guess was "use the bolts as a pry bar..." becasue removing such...
05-19-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 609
Posted By Mr.Matchbox

Bolts.. Screws... sorry. I allways mistake this....

Bolts.. Screws... sorry. I allways mistake this. Bolts, yes. ;)

Yes, i read this step in the Workshop manual and tried it this way at first. My impression was that the bolts are used only as a...
05-19-2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 609
Posted By Mr.Matchbox

Thank you all. - I have done the hand...

Thank you all.

- I have done the hand VTEC-test, pins slide when the 3 rockers are assembeld on the shaft. .
- Assembled the subassembly, middle rocker moves freely. Both assemblys moved the...
05-18-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 609
Posted By Mr.Matchbox

Rocker arm assembly - Paired? Matched? How critical?

I just made a very stupid mistake.
While upgrading the valve retainers, i want to reassemble the complete rocker arm subassembly. (camshaft bearings, all rocker arm assemblys on shafts, the whole...
Forum: S2000 Talk
05-15-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 999
Posted By Mr.Matchbox

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.s2ki.com-vbulleti...

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It is a matter of personal taste. Its your car.
Black lug nuts, black center...
05-05-2019, 03:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By Mr.Matchbox

My Expirience: Shipping: If a "reputabale...

My Expirience:
Shipping: If a "reputabale porsche shop, as seen in the press.." here in germany is just to lazy to package the injectors properly when sending them back to me, they arrive partly...
05-04-2019, 04:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By Mr.Matchbox

Paul from Hurst injectors ist THE man. He is a...

Paul from Hurst injectors ist THE man. He is a extremly good mechanic and has a reputuation at "Bob is the oil guy" for his good work with injectors like Billman has in this forum for his work with...
05-03-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,713
Posted By Mr.Matchbox

I dont care, i allways use a torque wrench,...

I dont care, i allways use a torque wrench, because i never get the first starting point "gasket contact to engine block" right. I am clumsy at this task. After years of "was almost loose... Damned,...
05-03-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By Mr.Matchbox

Send your injectors to Paul and get them back as...

Send your injectors to Paul and get them back as new:

Fuel Injector Cleaning | Hurst Injector Service (http://hurstinjectorservice.com/)

:thumbup:
05-03-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,713
Posted By Mr.Matchbox

:laugh:

:laugh:
05-03-2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,713
Posted By Mr.Matchbox

"A lot of white fog" *Women screams*

"A lot of white fog"
*Women screams*
05-02-2019, 12:21 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 13,656
Posted By Mr.Matchbox

With so many positiv reports in all Honda Forums,...

With so many positiv reports in all Honda Forums, i would not overthink it and just give the Amsoil a try. If you live in Europe, i would recomend you to try the Ravenol MTF II 75w-80.

In my...
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