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6 days ago
TIBCO
I believe the aforementioned baffle came out in 67 or later. My early (Nov) build 66 doesn't have it. Could someone post a picture of a top cover with the baffle? I believe there was an article in the Tech Guide about it.
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10 days ago
TIBCO
you need to make the videos public
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17 days ago
TIBCO
That's what I''m wondering as well, Dave. It would sure be "cheaper" to make without the high spot in the center.
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22 days ago
TIBCO
Mel, I do like the way the car handles, that's for sure.
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22 days ago
TIBCO
to get back to the original post, I recently went from BF Goodrich radial T/A's 205/70/14 which I loved to BF Goodrich radial T/A's 195/65/15. The new tires seem a bit harsh compared to the 14's. I wonder if it is because there is less cushion in the 15" tire verses the 14" tire. I still like the tires and am playing around with tire pressure trying to find something t
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22 days ago
TIBCO
Okay, I am not an expert in this area, but here is what I would try. While you still have the pitman arm removed and the only resistance you have is the steering box itself, I would find center as best you can by counting the turns. Then, I would slowly turn the lash adjusting screw in 1/4 turn at a time and see if you can find a high spot. Remember, the high spot may not be at absolute dead c
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22 days ago
TIBCO
Paul, is that an NOS or NORS box, or is it a new box manufactured to the original specifications?
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23 days ago
TIBCO
That's perfect!!! Thanks James. I have a friend whose Corsa tach is reading really low. When the engine is at 4000 RPM, the tach only reads 3000. I am going to have to try setting it. I also want to check the connections and the ground as well. Anyway, the photo helps a lot. thanks
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23 days ago
TIBCO
Could someone post a picture of the back side of a Corsa tach, showing the location of this tuning pot?
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23 days ago
TIBCO
Just to add to what Seth said, it isn't absolutely necessary, but if you can remove the pitman arm, it might make it easier to tell when you hit the "high" spot. You can definitely feel the steering get harder as you approach the high spot. that is of course assuming that it was set up correctly in the first place.
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30 days ago
TIBCO
Thanks for the clarification Craig. Just thought I would mention it.
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30 days ago
TIBCO
Okay, I read somewhere, most likely in this forum that in order to use a late model clutch in an early, that you needed to swap in the pivot post from a late model differential as well. It is a different length. If you did not do this, then that may be your problem.
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30 days ago
TIBCO
Steve, your title says "Late model clutch in an early" Is this something new or was the car like this before?
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4 weeks ago
TIBCO
what means are you going to use to accept payment? is PayPal an option?
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4 weeks ago
TIBCO
Joel, just speaking in round terms. That is why I included the chart earlier in this thread.
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4 weeks ago
TIBCO
Wagon master, I used the Vintage Air trinary switch. It allows you to still have the hi/lo pressure cutoffs plus a source to control your fans. The fans only come on when the high pressure hits 248 psi. So when you are driving down the road, the fans should never come on. Mine don't. I guess I should mention too, that I used a relay to wire it into the fans. I suppose you could wire
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4 weeks ago
TIBCO
A friend of mine has a 64 convertible that was purchased new in Michigan and was "Heater delete." The original owners towed it behind their motor home to Florida every year.
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4 weeks ago
TIBCO
I've had good luck with both the cork/rubber and the black rubber ones they sell. I use the black rubber ones now because they can be reused again and again. Sometimes, the cork/rubber can be reused, but not always.
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4 weeks ago
TIBCO
fully agree
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4 weeks ago
TIBCO
Agree with everything 66vairman says except for his comment on pressures. Oddly they are lower than R12 at the lower end of the spectrum, where we measure the suction pressure. But they are higher at the upper range where we measure the head pressure. this is why I included those two charts above. This is why your suction pressure should be 2-3 psi lower and why your head pressure can be q
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4 weeks ago
TIBCO
gonna try and add the chart again.
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4 weeks ago
TIBCO
And to add to what Frank said, the expansion valve controls that amount of freon that is going through the evaporator. On our cars, that is generally 15-20 psi. If you put in more freon than the system can use, the suction (low-side) pressure will continue to climb but ever so slowly as the expansion valve is resisting more pressure, so what happens is the pressure in the high-side will shoot t
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4 weeks ago
TIBCO
Good point Don.
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4 weeks ago
TIBCO
AHA! Yes, now I see it. Thanks Joel.
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4 weeks ago
TIBCO
I am always amazed to hear Don gets such good results from his system The best I've got to date is 36 degrees on a 90 degree day with the car inside a garage. Anyway, I prepared a chart a while ago, I hope I can insert it here. The bottom line is this. I think you are right about it being over charged. If the technician was trained on newer cars, he probably tried to get the suction
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4 weeks ago
TIBCO
DANG DAVE!! THAT'S A LOT OF BINDER CLIPS I think I used maybe a third that many.
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4 weeks ago
TIBCO
Not trying to be argumentative here, and I know (as we've heard so many times) the engineers must have had a reason for doing it the way they did, but.............. First off, I would never suggest someone do this with a stock setup, unless the yellow post broke off and it was all they had. But, with regard to it reverting back to the 6-7 volts, that's exactly what happens in a stoc
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4 weeks ago
TIBCO
Agreed, most likely Clark's extractors.
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4 weeks ago
TIBCO
Great to hear you are making progress. NOw, Joe, about that oil.............
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4 weeks ago
TIBCO
Okay, I know there is probably an "Oh, Duh" moment coming, but I have to ask. Why couldn't you just put the yellow wire on the same terminal as the purple. You would get the same effect in the end. Right?
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