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  1. Coming along now, just needs a good clean
  2. didn't look very good as very rusty, I went for the option of filling in the holes and having it sprayed, cost me £320 though.
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    1990 efi jerking low power

    check you have the correct gap on your plugs, just had this on mine and I had 08mm instead of 1.1 in it
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    MKIV efi xr3i 'jerking'

    cheers pal, changed the plugs seems to be ok now, the plugs I took out were FR5DC, they have a gap of 0.8mm, FR6DCX have a 1.1mm gap, someone mis-described them on ebay, 4 years of jerking around has left me with the shakes though
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    MKIV efi xr3i 'jerking'

    have adjusted the base idle as suggested, doesn't seem to be any better could be the idle speed compensator sensor, is there anywhere you can get these? thanks for your help
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    MKIV efi xr3i 'jerking'

    yes potentiometer is on inner wing located iscv it is on the back of the drivers side suspension turret
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    MKIV efi xr3i 'jerking'

    some time ago when I tried looking for the idle speed control valve, but believe there isn't one? theres a potentiometer, but have replaced this
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    MKIV efi xr3i 'jerking'

    Car jerks a lot when trying to maintain a speed of around 20 to 30. 1.6 xr3i 86000 on the clock. Have replaced spark plugs, oil and filter, ht leads, cambelt, fuel filter, potentiometer. car runs ok in fourth gear doesn't happen then. Any ideas?
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    Mk4 Cabriolet Photo Album !!!

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    Mk4 Cabriolet Photo Album !!!

  11. yes please, car has been resprayed with the old ones removed, leaving the screw placements visible, was thinking that there must be some one out there who could make them, but expect it will be astronomical cost
  12. Does anyone know if you can get these anywhere still? had a full respray and the old ones were removed, I need something to go over where the old ones were situated, struggling online. They run from bottom of wheel arch to the other wheel arch right at the bottom. Is there anything similar that can be cut or used instead, it must look good.
  13. does anyone know if you can get these new anywhere? or does anyone have any for sale?