Injector or cam noise? - LotusTalk - The Lotus Cars Community
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 09-10-2019, 06:04 PM Thread Starter
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2018
Posts: 36
Injector or cam noise?

Hi there. Video isn’t perfect, but can you help me diagnose whether this is basic injector noise or cam or lifter noise I need to worry about?

https://photos.app.goo.gl/tWG7jstv3ocxgLv4A

From everything I can tell from using a stethoscope, it’s just injector noise — but it sure is loud. I have a BWR supercharger kit and tune, with Bosch injectors from that. Thanks!
willmeyer is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 09-10-2019, 06:20 PM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2015
Location: Morton, IL
Posts: 410
The preview plays without sound.. Clicking on the video results in a static image, no video, no sound.

2006 Lotus Exige: Avery Matte Graphite wrap, partial built motor (9:1 Mahle pistons, Ferrea Competition valves, ACT Clutch, ARP head studs), REV400, Nitron SAs, BOE QS exhaust, Ultradisc rotors, Moroso Oil pan, Circuitworks oil pump, CF Stuff (Cup Roof, ReVerie diffusor, side scoops, APR air dam, craftsquare mirrors), Worksbell quick release, Odyssey PC625, Morimoto Xenon HID, BOE Rear Oil Cooler, Difflow Aeroplates, BOE Swirl Pot, DaviesCraig EWP, Reversed Heater Matrix
mwehnes is offline  
post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 09-10-2019, 07:26 PM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Apr 2018
Location: Elizabeth City, NC
Posts: 158
Played fine for me and about the same as my REV 300. Are you referring to the tapping sound? Mines similar.
Catsailr27 is offline  
 
post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 09-11-2019, 06:37 AM
Registered User
 
cyow5's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: NoVa
Posts: 3,876
Cam wiping sounds similar to injector noise but is easy to check. For peace of mind, I'd be quick to pull off the valve cover and look.

"Lots Of Trouble; Usually Serious"
cyow5 is offline  
post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 09-12-2019, 04:24 PM
Registered User
 
tommyc's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: South Fl
Posts: 1,302
I would pull valve cover.

05 elise ardent red sport touring VF1 s/c, pro rad, arquay twin, etc etc etc
05 elise GG sport touring BWR s/c Charliex s/p dent in chassis=total loss
17 BMW 428i conv wifes car
03 GMC Yukon
90 eclipse gsx 420 whp sold
04 civic si sold
13 Ford focus ST
tommyc is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  LotusTalk - The Lotus Cars Community > Lotus Discussions > Lotus Elise

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the LotusTalk - The Lotus Cars Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in











Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome