[ROVERNET - UK] Rover P6B - compression test query
veetwinrider at yahoo.com
Thu Nov 30 01:45:04 GMT 2006
--- Peter Mitchell <peter_m at amnet.net.au> wrote:
> Hi Netters,
> Thus the lowest cylinders were no 8 at 100 psi and
> no 6 at 110 psi.
> May I ask those more experienced than I, am I safe
> to expect a few more
> years of modest weekend use, or do I need to start
> saving for a rebuild?
> Opinions would be most welcomed.
Peter, it's right at the max tolerance of acceptance.
Lowest and highest being 25lbs max difference. It
would produce a bit of a lumpy idle, but if yours is
more of a surging, I'd have the carbs checked. Maybe
throttle bushings? What is the vacumn gauge readings?
I'd also check the distributor for shaft play. Good
luck and let us know what they find.
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