Barrett Jackson auctioned off a 74 BMW 2002 over the weekend and it went for…$125,000! The proceed went to charity but still that’s a huge number! It wasn’t a Turbo. It wasn’t a Tii. It wasn’t some rare European model from the factory. It was … Continue reading$125,000?!?!?!
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!