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by bartigue
Wed Jun 20, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Vacuum port
Replies: 9
Views: 154

Re: Vacuum port

If you run a vac advance distributor then you need to hook it up. It’s not optional and folks that claim it makes no difference have never had it working properly apparently, as it makes a big difference in low end acceleration and mixture.
by bartigue
Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:30 pm
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: shift boot install
Replies: 8
Views: 206

Re: shift boot install

The brochures section of the library is often worth reviewing when trying to match how things were originally fitted.
by bartigue
Wed Jun 13, 2018 11:15 pm
Forum: Photos
Topic: 1969 AS
Replies: 13
Views: 602

Re: 1969 AS

Probably a twin carb high compression 1592. I need for summer to come and go to get motivated.
by bartigue
Wed Jun 13, 2018 11:12 pm
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: shift boot install
Replies: 8
Views: 206

Re: shift boot install

Like this (not my car):
by bartigue
Tue Jun 12, 2018 9:22 am
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Electronic ignition conversion 73 Spider 1608.
Replies: 7
Views: 183

Re: Electronic ignition conversion 73 Spider 1608.

You’ll find happiness around ten degrees
by bartigue
Sun Jun 10, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: shift boot install
Replies: 8
Views: 206

Re: shift boot install

Do you mean the metal ring that sandwiches the boot against the wood trim? You can do this by removing the rivet or spot weld (as described) to by slightly bending the ring. Both work fine: To install a boot correctly you have to remove the shifter chrome extension; then, Remove the wooden piece and...
by bartigue
Sun Jun 10, 2018 7:44 am
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Electronic ignition conversion 73 Spider 1608.
Replies: 7
Views: 183

Re: Electronic ignition conversion 73 Spider 1608.

Glen, all of that stuff should work fine. Remove the coil and you can clean up that heat sink, then install the new module (make certain you use the heat resistant paste). I’d mount it in the same spot as before if you can, the bolt holes should line up. If not then any location where it can be moun...
by bartigue
Tue Jun 05, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: F/I/A/T B/S
Topic: Fiat born-on date/mfg number tag
Replies: 3
Views: 160

Re: Fiat born-on date/mfg number tag

More narrowing facts: If the car has the removable fuel injection plenum heater then it was made prior to April, 1980. If it has the built-in type with the cap it was after April, 1980. You can see the difference in the microfilm 22b PDF page 100, the film # in the upper right is "78" If the car has...
by bartigue
Tue Jun 05, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: Photos
Topic: 1969 AS
Replies: 13
Views: 602

Re: 1969 AS

Sorry the car is 500 miles away in storage.
by bartigue
Tue Jun 05, 2018 9:59 am
Forum: Photos
Topic: 1969 AS
Replies: 13
Views: 602

Re: 1969 AS

atruscott wrote:
Thu Mar 22, 2018 11:14 pm
.... we’re not really photogenic enough for that :)
Not true - just grow a really dumbass looking beard and get some tattoos. Instant Velocity man. From what I've seen you don't even need to know much about cars.