AuthorMike - Ford Focus Mk1 – 2000 X reg

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Re: AuthorMike - Ford Focus Mk1 – 2000 X reg

Postby Robski » Mon Jul 16, 2012 12:43 pm

Mike

As the brushes are square at the minute to the rounded commutator you won't be getting a 100% surface coverage/contact until they 'wear' in :)
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Re: AuthorMike - Ford Focus Mk1 – 2000 X reg

Postby AuthorMike » Mon Jul 16, 2012 1:20 pm

Great. He is tempted to do a fuel presure test too, but we just discovered the Focus Mk1 has no schraeder valve on the fuel rail, so it needs to be done another way!.....fun fun fun...
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Re: AuthorMike - Ford Focus Mk1 – 2000 X reg

Postby PicoKev » Thu Jul 26, 2012 10:15 am

AuthorMike wrote:we just discovered the Focus Mk1 has no schraeder valve on the fuel rail, so it needs to be done another way!.....fun fun fun...


Hi Mike

Welcome to our world :lol: :lol:

This is a classic example of the Pico world clashing horribly with the real world we live in. :!: :) :)

I agree with Robski there will always be a fair amount of arcing on a new commutator / interface that would account for the interference you are picking up on your early trace.

:?: What is your theory behind the testing at full electrical load?
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Re: AuthorMike - Ford Focus Mk1 – 2000 X reg

Postby AuthorMike » Thu Jul 26, 2012 3:14 pm

Hi Kev,

I am hoping my brother will take a new waveform tomorrow (he finishes at lunch on a Friday)... so it may be the waveforms are better ater a couple of weeks use...

...still doesn't explain the 'better' waveforms with full load ON though... :?



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Re: AuthorMike - Ford Focus Mk1 – 2000 X reg

Postby AuthorMike » Mon Jul 30, 2012 2:17 pm

Hi Guys,

How long (or how many miles) would you expect it to take for the Commutators to wear down? ie.e to see a smooth waveform?

200 miles on and the new waveforms still show similar results to before....could these actually be due to a copy part, rather than a FORD part?

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