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    '86 GN with 28k on Odometer? Engine runs rough & spudders applying gas. Limped Home

    Copy that , will set TPS at correct voltage at idle and check at Full throttle as well. Will check back with Ya with the results. Thx Scott H.
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    '86 GN with 28k on Odometer? Engine runs rough & spudders applying gas. Limped Home

    Um at work now EST (almost 12 am) tomorrow I recheck TPS settings .Thanks for your input. I remember reading about the TPS sensor is critical. I did check sensor with Ohm meter, I may sure it was OK. Let you how I make out. Also told Keep it Simple
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    '86 GN with 28k on Odometer? Engine runs rough & spudders applying gas. Limped Home

    Scanmaster G read 3 at idle, then ramps some when depressing gas pedal
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    '86 GN with 28k on Odometer? Engine runs rough & spudders applying gas. Limped Home

    Orginal MAF and No check engine codes
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    '86 GN with 28k on Odometer? Engine runs rough & spudders applying gas. Limped Home

    Well Guys, learning about the GN turbo. Car ran Ok for about a week or so. Then drama has set in . First checked spark plugs (Black replaced out all 6) coil pack New. Even bought New cam sensor with LED (blinks when running). Removed orginal crank sensor, cleaned out and inspected. Reinstalled...
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    '86 GN Compact Spare tire missing

    Recently purchased a 1986 GN. Spare tire in the trunk is GN wheel (15" X 7") currently. Looking to purchase a GN Compact Spare Tire ( T155 80d 16 w/ 5" in. wide rim ) if anyone knows or Has one for Sale ? I live in South Jersey area
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    PCV Valve Found not connected to Vacuum Block,plugged off

    Thanks for the input on my PVC situation, will checkout these area's you mention. Kirban site sounds Good as Well, Thx
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    PCV Valve Found not connected to Vacuum Block,plugged off

    Yes '86 GN @ 28K , mostly stock ( 3rd Owner) Did notice (2) small holes drilled out,top of steering column. Maybe a Tac was there, possible previous orginal owner dragged race. I read with orginal PVC setup,oil is pulled up thru vacuum block at Hi-Boost ect. But my orginal setup is gone, I have...
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    PCV Valve Found not connected to Vacuum Block,plugged off

    Recent '86 GN Owner. Replacing out Today old vacuum-block rubber lines ( 5 ) rubber O.D. hoses on Top send by Kirban. Inspecting & looking down for the line going to PCV is standing Proudly open to the Wind? O.D. line hose /cut and capped Off. Not sure Why it's Not connected up, do Have also I...
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    86' Grand National PowerMaster Brake Unit, lite ON when applying brakes

    Thanks for the Advise, being a New '86 GN Owner, I taken upon myself to troubleshoot the problem myself. Went to two brake places, they finally could not Help/ and I See Why. Found a site called Kirban , tech advised ect.., and ordered a New Accumulator(came in Monday), fresh Dot # 3. Wow...
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    86' Grand National PowerMaster Brake Unit, lite ON when applying brakes

    Sorry to Hear that, even with Family aboard ect.. I drove my newly Purchased '86 GN from Milford,CT to South Jersey last Week, with this problem. I did research the PM situation vs. Vacuum setup. Old owner will Honor New Accumulator, due in this Monday (Kirban $209 ) I will give it a Total Break...
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    86' Grand National PowerMaster Brake Unit, lite ON when applying brakes

    Thanks Ttype6 for your reply. Seems you have the knowledge on PM brake systems. Curious from yourself, reading the blogs on bleeding procedures (What procedures ?). Like to gravity bleed the front/back brakes like the old vac systems. But confused from comments from years ago on what to do? My...
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    Oil Leak coming from flywheel cover

    Thanks for your suggestion, I pulled flywheel cover off ( Did research the Spool-Drip Lip but @ 170.00 ) um going old school and tryin a shadetree design of my own to capture oil leak for now. Just purchase the Grand National and spending abit on other things that are needed. Thx ,um always...
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    86' Grand National PowerMaster Brake Unit, lite ON when applying brakes

    Thanks for your input. Just ordered New Accumulator from Kirban . Just learning about the PM problems of the Grand National ect.. and other comments to remove entire PM System with a vacuum setup. But like to experience how a PM system feels for the first time, did drive her home with this...
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    86' Grand National PowerMaster Brake Unit, lite ON when applying brakes

    Thanks for your input to my PM situation. Every known technique to save and maintain this old GM problem, can not Wait to resolve this issue and Feel how a PM really Brakes, waiting on mailman to deliver New Accumulator. Go from There
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