Just to get the ignition system running optimally I got the advice to ditch the 40 year old stock black Bosch coil and go with a higher output Pertronix Flamethrower coil to match the Pertronix Ignitor electronic ignition module already installed. Shouldn’t be too … Continue readingHotter Coil…Flamethrower!
The car has been stumbling under hard acceleration at high rpms recently and I was trying to tune that out so when I installed the 123Tune distributor I was comparing it to a good running system. I think mods and so called upgrades nowadays are … Continue reading123 Tune Bluetooth distributor install!
This is a VERY cool piece of equipment. It’s a programmable electronic distributor. It replaces the stock distributor and points system which can get wobbly and inaccurate with a highly accurate hotter spark and more efficient system. The cool thing about this is that you … Continue readingXmas from the Netherlands! 123Tune Bluetooth Distributor!!!
My voltage meter has been fluctuating between 12 and 14 volts. My stereo has been cutting out for no reason. The car has been doing some odd things electrically and I have been looking at all the wiring and have found nothing wrong. While … Continue readingElectrical Gremlins SOLVED!!!
Here is something again that has never worked since I got the car. The heater control lights. During the day it’s easy to see but at night, well it was impossible to see the controls because the dash lights were not working. I’m starting to … Continue readingInterior Heater control lights fixed!
I have been doing lots of little things in the car, lubing the window mechanisms, adjusting the lock mechanisms, and generally making sure every little thing worked. Well now is the day I have finished my heater box rebuild and installed it and the result…..HEAT! … Continue readingHeat!!! After 5 years of owning her….I now have heat for the first time!
Merry Christmas to the 2002! She gets a new Alternator! My philosophy for restoring this car has been to upgrade anything that goes bad and the Alternator has given up the ghost so I am following my philosophy and upgrading the Alternator to the Bosch … Continue readingAlternator Upgrade – Installing an e21 Alternator in the 2002!
So a few weeks back (a month ago exactly) I thought something went south when I jumpstarted my months in laws Camry. I replaced the voltage regulator and there wasn’t much change. I was just getting low voltage at idle and when the lights where … Continue readingFried Alternator?
Last update I began focusing on getting the shifter surround in better shape. I filled the hole I drilled for a switch and applied a coat of bond to remove the texture from it. Well its been about 5 coats of primer and lots … Continue readingCenter Console: More Progress
I have been meaning to complete the audio system for the last few years. The Nakamichi head unit has been flawless and the Hertz component system has been smooth and a dream to listen to…I just need MORE POWER! So I have been … Continue readingSound Decision