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by Jefco
Sat Aug 31, 2019 12:44 pm
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Adjustable cam wheels
Replies: 13
Views: 411

Re: Adjustable cam wheels

I have Vick's SOHC adjustable in my X (for 3 years now), it appears to be a single made like their pair for the DOHC, seems to work well and has had no issues. I have not readjusted it from the initial setup.
by Jefco
Thu Aug 22, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Not mine - comically overpriced 1985.5
Replies: 8
Views: 1145

Re: Not mine - comically overpriced 1985.5

Here's an '81 I've seen at a local cruise-in... asking $25,500...
https://portland.craigslist.org/clk/cto ... 94791.html
Why do people even put windshield wipers on a car like this, obviously never goes out if it's even cloudy...
by Jefco
Wed Aug 21, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: F/I/A/T B/S
Topic: Moron Appreciation Day
Replies: 24
Views: 1784

Re: Moron Appreciation Day

Carl, it's not about ineptitude but the sequence of situations you post about; I feel quite boring by comparison!
by Jefco
Tue Aug 20, 2019 11:26 pm
Forum: F/I/A/T B/S
Topic: Moron Appreciation Day
Replies: 24
Views: 1784

Re: Moron Appreciation Day

Carl, my awe of you increases daily!
:shock:
by Jefco
Tue Aug 20, 2019 1:09 am
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: intermittent starting problem
Replies: 13
Views: 1278

Re: intermittent starting problem

A friend just got an '81, and as we were tuning it today, we got close and it just stopped running, and would not restart. Frustrated, I thought it was something I did; the timing light was still flashing, so I focused on the FI. First was to turn on the ignition and press the airflow flap- and the ...
by Jefco
Fri Jul 26, 2019 2:10 am
Forum: F/I/A/T B/S
Topic: FIATs on the move!
Replies: 5
Views: 2031

Re: FIATs on the move!

Gandyrail wrote:
Fri Jul 26, 2019 12:28 am
Umm Where is the tail pipe
Think it's curly?
by Jefco
Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: F/I/A/T B/S
Topic: Ha, Ha ... FN Ha
Replies: 14
Views: 3100

Re: Ha, Ha ... FN Ha

You know Willis Johnson owns both Copart and TAKL; wonder if those 'providers' are also on the lookout for the task force?
by Jefco
Tue Jun 18, 2019 11:58 am
Forum: F/I/A/T B/S
Topic: Ha, Ha ... FN Ha
Replies: 14
Views: 3100

Re: Ha, Ha ... FN Ha

This is a big enough problem they have a Task Force for it?
I can just see a large staff dedicated to these environmental crimes, since REAL police work is so much more difficult.
by Jefco
Mon Jun 17, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: OEM, OEM quality or value engineered?
Replies: 45
Views: 7456

Re: OEM, OEM quality or value engineered?

In other MCs, that little bolt has a pin on the inside to keep the pistons from popping out.
Looking at the manual, they call them 'stop bolts'.
by Jefco
Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Engine wants to die when put into gear
Replies: 42
Views: 2622

Re: Engine wants to die when put into gear

Is the clutch disc sticking to the flywheel/pressure plate, spinning the input shaft with it?
Try starting in gear with the clutch pushed in; it may want to jump, be careful!