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by atruscott
Fri Dec 07, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: 1983
Replies: 10
Views: 201

Re: 1983

spider2081 wrote:
Thu Dec 06, 2018 4:37 pm
the Node light needs
Noid :)
by atruscott
Wed Nov 28, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Coolant bleeder
Replies: 11
Views: 364

Re: Coolant bleeder

Yep - I’ve never really had a problem, just thought I’d give this a try... leave the car completely flat.... and see if it works. Worst that can happen is it doesn’t and I need to burp her!
by atruscott
Tue Nov 27, 2018 10:57 pm
Forum: F/I/A/T B/S
Topic: 128 Series Microfilms Added to Library
Replies: 8
Views: 658

Re: 128 Series Microfilms Added to Library

Worked fine for me...
by atruscott
Tue Nov 27, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Moving cam pulley
Replies: 23
Views: 506

Re: Moving cam pulley

On the dizzy... yep... it's an approximation - you'll be dialing in the ignition advance with your timing light later.
by atruscott
Tue Nov 27, 2018 10:12 pm
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Coolant bleeder
Replies: 11
Views: 364

Re: Coolant bleeder

Here’s a little modification I’ve made to one of my spiders. I’ll try it this weekend, the principle being that air trapped in the heater hose is at a slightly higher pressure than at the front of the engine, so air will move through the long hose T’d off the heater hose to the top radiator hose, an...
by atruscott
Tue Nov 27, 2018 10:04 pm
Forum: F/I/A/T B/S
Topic: Daydreaming a 2 litre
Replies: 31
Views: 1137

Re: Daydreaming a 2 litre

Yes, I bet using a wideband with enough computing power could solve a lot of the issues, especially if the system could self learn. I just don't want to be the one who has to figure it out :-) It's actually not that much computing power really. Remember the original was solid state, and didn't real...
by atruscott
Sun Nov 25, 2018 9:21 pm
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Pininfarina Spider Service Manual Additions
Replies: 9
Views: 410

Re: Pininfarina Spider Service Manual Additions

bartigue wrote:
Tue Nov 20, 2018 6:08 pm
atruscott wrote:
Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:58 pm
Fortunately the Strada/Ritmo Automatic Transmission manual is crystal clear.
They wanted to make the nine people who bought the Strada in the USA happy with their purchase.
Weren’t they all Standard transmissions?
by atruscott
Tue Nov 20, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: F/I/A/T B/S
Topic: Daydreaming a 2 litre
Replies: 31
Views: 1137

Re: Daydreaming a 2 litre

Then you will have to use only rpm and TPS to determine fueling, and that is not enough to have a smooth running street engine. Hey Csaba - on the micro/mega squirt, the Wideband O2 plays a pretty big part too... I've been playing with not using vacuum at all. To follow Csaba's advice - what afterm...
by atruscott
Tue Nov 20, 2018 12:58 pm
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Pininfarina Spider Service Manual Additions
Replies: 9
Views: 410

Re: Pininfarina Spider Service Manual Additions

Fortunately the Strada/Ritmo Automatic Transmission manual is crystal clear.
by atruscott
Thu Nov 15, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: F/I/A/T B/S
Topic: Daydreaming a 2 litre
Replies: 31
Views: 1137

Re: Daydreaming a 2 litre

I've got a Microsquirt setup running on our 2000 FI. Generally stock components otherwise.

For a built 2 ltr... I'd go carbs.... sidedrafts