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by AZRuss124
Wed Feb 13, 2019 2:33 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Il Giro di Phoenix
Replies: 7
Views: 663

Re: Il Giro di Phoenix

The spoiler is a one-off of my own design. the original one I made was for my 70 and it didn't have the cut-out in the middle. I modified it to push air into the underbumper grill. The car also has one-off rockers and rear quarter rockers. Not just for looks....they actually work. 1032.JPG 997.JPG 1...
by AZRuss124
Sun Jan 27, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Il Giro di Phoenix
Replies: 7
Views: 663

Re: Il Giro di Phoenix

Once again, John and I went rogue and headed off on our own. We tried to tempt others to follow suit but none bought in. Turned out to be a nice warm day for the drive to Saguaro lake.
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by AZRuss124
Sat Jan 19, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: wiper motor wiring help
Replies: 1
Views: 80

wiper motor wiring help

Finally getting around to installing my new 6-wire wiper motor I bought 6 years ago. The motor has a red, white, and black bullet plug. The car (1980- FI) has lt grey/blue, black/black-grey, and blue-black.blue-white. which plugs into what
by AZRuss124
Wed Jan 16, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Aluminum Powder in Distributor Cap
Replies: 4
Views: 195

Re: Aluminum Powder in Distributor Cap

have you used a magnet to see if the powder is actually aluminum.
by AZRuss124
Sat Jan 05, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Il Giro di Phoenix
Replies: 7
Views: 663

Re: Il Giro di Phoenix

Forgot the date: Sat. Jan 26. 8am start. I assume at the usual Central Ave. location
by AZRuss124
Sat Jan 05, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Il Giro di Phoenix
Replies: 7
Views: 663

Il Giro di Phoenix

It's that time of year ago for this annual event. Go to Phoenix sister city website to register. John and I did a different format last year that involved a drive to the country rather than the usual scavenge hunt. Will do something similar this year. Since this is the only "official" fiat event, it...
by AZRuss124
Wed Jan 02, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Rear Compensator, open or closed?
Replies: 1
Views: 110

Re: Rear Compensator, open or closed?

This is my understanding of how it works. When the rear tires are on the ground, the valve is open allowing full fluid to the rear calipers. When the rear axle is allowed to drop (like when you jack up the car from the diffy and the rear springs extend) the valve closes and the flow stops. If you di...
by AZRuss124
Wed Jan 02, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Do 124 Coupe wiper motors fit 124 Spiders?
Replies: 6
Views: 207

Re: Do 124 Coupe wiper motors fit 124 Spiders?

The coupe wiper motor is larger than the spider motor. It doesn't fit under the cowl without warping the cowl.
by AZRuss124
Wed Oct 24, 2018 12:30 pm
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Loud Backfire and then Silence
Replies: 10
Views: 1759

Re: Loud Backfire and then Silence

The first thing I would have check was the timing belt. A 72 is an interference motor. I hope you are correct about it being an electrical issue
by AZRuss124
Fri Oct 12, 2018 11:16 am
Forum: F/I/A/T B/S
Topic: non fiat-how does paypal work
Replies: 2
Views: 823

non fiat-how does paypal work

I'm purchasing a musical instrument from a guy in Minnesota. I want to figure out how to pay him with assurances that my money won't just disappear. As I recall paypal offers some protection here. Can someone tell me how paypal works and if it is the right vehicle for this. Thanks