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Re: [turbobike] Problem

Lorcan Parnell (lorcan@mail.globalnet.co.uk)
Thu, 20 May 1999 17:07:24 +0100


The turbo won't spin till the motor is running. It won't stop the mix going
in just because it isn't turning while you are on the starter motor. If it
won't start look at the plugs first - is there a spark?


-----Original Message-----
From: Mark Woodson <Mark_Woodson@ea.epson.com>
To: turbobike@natvideo.com <turbobike@natvideo.com>
Date: 20 May 1999 15:41
Subject: [turbobike] Problem

>I have put together a 1394 GPZ Turbo.  I have completed my turbo
>installation.  The problem that I am having is that when I turn the motor
>over to be cranked I am looking at the turbo wheel inside the turbo and it
>is not spinning.  The motor has compression, but why isn't the turbo wheel
>spinning.  I have a triple stage wastegate on this, but I have it plugged
>off.  The other thing could be the turbo unit.  There is no play or slack
>in my unit.  If you take your hand and turn it, it rolls smoothly just like
>any other turbo unit.  We could not get this motor to crank.  I understand
>if the wheel is not moving then the turbo is not sending gas to the motor.
>Has anyone ever seen this symptom before.