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by engineerted
Fri Mar 29, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Speedo Drive and Internal Drive Gear
Replies: 12
Views: 376

Re: Speedo Drive and Internal Drive Gear

No need to cut them open, just measure the number of turns of the input gear VS the output Shaft? Jim, do you have three different ones in that photo?
by engineerted
Tue Mar 26, 2019 8:39 am
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Water vs electric chokes
Replies: 10
Views: 333

Re: Water vs electric chokes

"WE DON"T NEED NO STINKING CHOKE" :o :o :D

For those who run IDF's - Pump the pedal 3-4 times, feather the throttle for a minute or two to get the car to idle. That's what make driving these cars so much fun!
by engineerted
Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:07 am
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: timing belt off by half tooth
Replies: 28
Views: 1147

Re: timing belt off by half tooth

James, changing the timing belt is fairly easy on the Subi, Did this on my sons car not too long ago. I recommend the kit that Oak's sells. Don't get the blue belt as they have a shorter life than the standard belt for some reason. Do you have a WRX? I assume it is the same for the non Turbo??? http...
by engineerted
Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:45 pm
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Making a solid transmission mount
Replies: 2
Views: 129

Re: Making a solid transmission mount

No! Do not solid mount the trans or engine. You will end up with a broken transmission bell housing or trans case. The engine and trans needs to move together plus the unibody flexes and will put to much stress on a solid mounted trans or engine. I am sure Jim will chime in here with some personal e...
by engineerted
Fri Mar 08, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Follow along as I build a 79 Spider
Replies: 97
Views: 5128

Re: Follow along as I build a 79 Spider

I went with silver Hammerite on the block with Red cam covers. Mostly because that is what i had in the shop.
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by engineerted
Sun Mar 03, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Front Spindle Question.
Replies: 4
Views: 221

Re: Front Spindle Question.

The 132 spindles are not going to solve your issue. As they only effect the upper control arm angle. You do get a better camber gain with the 132’s but you need to go back to the original springs or move the lower control arm pick up point upward. This all has to do with the roll center dropping wel...
by engineerted
Sat Mar 02, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Aluminum radiator fit problem
Replies: 5
Views: 336

Re: Aluminum radiator fit problem

Check out the latest on project binky, they address the same type of issue with the rad. :D :D


https://youtu.be/vG1p336CZH0
by engineerted
Sat Mar 02, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Oil pump spring shim and drain holes for cam box
Replies: 11
Views: 439

Re: Oil pump spring shim and drain holes for cam box

Adding additional drain back holes, I used two vs, one larger hole. Oil pump mod. Add an additional washer or a new thicker one. Item#1, test assemble items 1-4 to the oil pickup tube side of the pump (not shown in the diagram) and make sure that the relief valve still moves and opens. You may need ...
by engineerted
Fri Mar 01, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Race Engine Build advice for SCCA Road Racing
Replies: 8
Views: 387

Re: Race Engine Build advice for SCCA Road Racing

ITB - Like Mike said good place to start. Mostly stock engine 8.5CR, stock cams, stock cam timing, no porting, stock suspension mounting points. >My Recommend things you should do: 1. Accusump- must have, 2 or 3qrt system. i plumb mine directly into the bock on exhaust side just below the water pump...
by engineerted
Thu Feb 28, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Race Engine Build advice for SCCA Road Racing
Replies: 8
Views: 387

Re: Race Engine Build advice for SCCA Road Racing

Austin, welcome to the clinically insane! Well you got to be if you want to race a Fiat :D We will try our best to help with any question you may have.

So what SCCA class are you shooting for? ITB, EP, auto x, time trials?