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!
Ok so the car has been disappointing lately. Engine wasn’t running great because of the tune. I personally wasn’t great at tuning it but I was determined to understand it. Then the rear end. The differential grinding and when that got replaced the scraping noise … Continue readingToday was the dawn of a new day!!!
Now that I have the 123/Tune distributor installed and working flawlessly I have gone back and started adjusting and dialing the car in. A few things that bothered me up to now was the choke operation, a stumble at high rpm shifts and the lumpy … Continue readingTuning….some success!
Now that the new Weber carb is in its now about tuning. I am learning soooo much about how to tune the car it’s mind blowing. Is it rich? Lean? Too much advance? Not enough? Choke adjustments when cold? Throttle plate adjustments? Im now … Continue readingTuning….highs and lows…ups and downs!
So a new Weber 38 DGES carb was installed and now there is no stumble and no leaks! The swap was simple. 4 bolts, one hose and the linkage. The new carb came with an air cleaner and was missing one screw on the linkage. … Continue readingNew Carberetor…Problems solved!
The car was running great except I have a rough idle when stopped. It was very frustrating as when I’m driving the car is fast, peppy and fun to drive. When stopped it sputtered and the idle got very lumpy. I checked for leaks in … Continue readingRough Idling