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  • fay66's Avatar
    18th October 2019, 01:08 PM
    Marnix, As I understand it the bushing besides supporting the considerable weigh of the carburettors, helps insulate the engine vibrations to stop...
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  • lancialulu's Avatar
    18th October 2019, 10:33 AM
    Most of the rubber "grommet" forming the silent blocks are shot after 50 years, split, oil contanimated, missing..... I cant say I notice any carb...
    10 replies | 102 view(s)
  • bmarler's Avatar
    18th October 2019, 10:03 AM
    the one on my car was missing when i got it and as a result the rubber mounts were failing. when i replaced the mounts i made up an adjustable...
    10 replies | 102 view(s)
  • Todd D.'s Avatar
    18th October 2019, 08:36 AM
    Todd D. replied to a thread Heater problem in Beta Forum
    Good to hear. I have 2 heater cores that are leaking. I took it to the local rad shop, he took one look at it and said " custom job....$300.00". So,...
    7 replies | 106 view(s)
  • Marnix's Avatar
    18th October 2019, 06:21 AM
    It is a rubber "silent block" (don't know the proper name). Imho, it is only to isolate the carbs from the engine vibrations (just like the rubbers...
    10 replies | 102 view(s)
  • lancialulu's Avatar
    18th October 2019, 06:10 AM
    When I fitted an oil cooler to my 1600HF moons ago the oil filter mount thread for the strap is higher. I fabbed a new strap out of 4mm ali strip...
    10 replies | 102 view(s)
  • fay66's Avatar
    18th October 2019, 05:40 AM
    Don't forget the sleeve item '1' otherwise the Bush will be ruined very quickly. Brian
    10 replies | 102 view(s)
  • Marnix's Avatar
    18th October 2019, 05:10 AM
    Very much correct. I didn't go into the issue of using the 1300 carbs with open cones instead of the full airbox, but Tim is quite right: you will...
    10 replies | 102 view(s)
  • lancialulu's Avatar
    18th October 2019, 05:00 AM
    The standard strap works on these. As Marnix says Spitline may have this or Felix. If a 1300 you will have a nice sound track but lower power and you...
    10 replies | 102 view(s)
  • OneIsWell's Avatar
    18th October 2019, 03:53 AM
    Fantastic job. Can't wait to see what's next.
    916 replies | 107601 view(s)
  • Marnix's Avatar
    18th October 2019, 02:16 AM
    Marnix replied to a thread Steady 'high' idle? in Fulvia Forum
    Heu... I am afraid I think of around 10 different reasons for a high idle… I am sorry about it, but diagnosing a carb problem remotely is very hard...
    4 replies | 117 view(s)
  • 1,6 HF's Avatar
    18th October 2019, 02:15 AM
    As Bernt suggests, sometimes "common wisdom" is common but not very wise. There are people who still shy away from full synthetic oils because 30...
    15 replies | 557 view(s)
  • LanciaDave's Avatar
    18th October 2019, 02:14 AM
    Yes, leather. In all Zagatos and almost all coupes and HPEs. Rare 'option' was the velour fabric on earlier coupe or possibly HPE. Any vinyl or other...
    5 replies | 56 view(s)
  • Marnix's Avatar
    18th October 2019, 02:01 AM
    I am assuming it is the "strap" 14 in the fig below (and maybe the associated fixing hardware); The part number is Lancia 2223601 (or 82223601). ...
    10 replies | 102 view(s)
  • 1,6 HF's Avatar
    18th October 2019, 01:54 AM
    1,6 HF replied to a thread Hello from Italy in Introductions
    Benvenuto! A 1,6HF 'lusso' in the best of the colors -- grigio Escoli met., and still retaining its bumpers! I look forward to following your...
    3 replies | 48 view(s)
  • 1,6 HF's Avatar
    18th October 2019, 01:23 AM
    1,6 HF replied to a thread Seats leather or vinyl? in Beta Forum
    SubG's right -- the linen stitching was designed to fail before the leather. And the leather is of fairly high quality, and can often be rescued with...
    5 replies | 56 view(s)
  • Phil-m's Avatar
    18th October 2019, 01:19 AM
    Do you mean the support that holds the carburettor assembly up? it is a simple (ish) bracket that has a rubber mount at the bottom end fixing to the...
    10 replies | 102 view(s)
  • Astonish's Avatar
    18th October 2019, 12:11 AM
    Almost every aftermarket air horn kit for either Solex or Weber carburetors features a downwards facing tab with a hole at its furthest point, but...
    10 replies | 102 view(s)
  • Taddraughn's Avatar
    17th October 2019, 06:32 PM
    Taddraughn replied to a thread Hello from Italy in Introductions
    Welcome to the forum; the car looks great! Good luck with the restoration as well. It wasn't long ago that I had a pile of sandblasted parts myself...
    3 replies | 48 view(s)
  • SubGothius's Avatar
    17th October 2019, 05:18 PM
    I suspect the seam stitching thread (I've read it's actually linen) was intentionally sacrificial as a sort of "mechanical fuse", so the seams would...
    5 replies | 56 view(s)
  • Farben_Kyber's Avatar
    17th October 2019, 04:49 PM
    Welcome. Love the color with the black flares!
    3 replies | 48 view(s)
  • MrILO's Avatar
    17th October 2019, 04:39 PM
    MrILO replied to a thread Help! Misfire! in Fulvia Forum
    First post here :) I had a misfire issue above 4000 RPM and I fixed it by checking the points' gap and settings - even if the car is equipped by a...
    38 replies | 2593 view(s)
  • MrILO's Avatar
    17th October 2019, 04:37 PM
    MrILO started a thread Hello from Italy in Introductions
    Hi all, fellow Lancisti. My grandfather's last car was a Fulvia Rally 1.6HF, metallic grey with black wheel arch flares. It came with front and rear...
    3 replies | 48 view(s)
  • Jimmyspirits's Avatar
    17th October 2019, 04:04 PM
    Jimmyspirits replied to a thread Heater problem in Beta Forum
    Thanks much Dave!!
    7 replies | 106 view(s)
  • davidb's Avatar
    17th October 2019, 03:50 PM
    davidb replied to a thread Heater problem in Beta Forum
    Hey: good news!
    7 replies | 106 view(s)
  • bmarler's Avatar
    17th October 2019, 09:28 AM
    bmarler replied to a thread Steady 'high' idle? in Fulvia Forum
    are you certain of the rpm reading you're getting? the factory tach can be off a bit. you should be using a digital or calibrated analog tach for...
    4 replies | 117 view(s)
  • bmarler's Avatar
    17th October 2019, 09:11 AM
    there were a few reasons i went with the mtl. mostly i wanted it for it's aim at being the perfect coefficient of friction (their words) for syncros....
    15 replies | 557 view(s)
  • tangmonster's Avatar
    17th October 2019, 09:04 AM
    my 2c Spray some carb cleaner directly at the two areas i encircled in red below image and make certain there isn't change in idle speed.
    4 replies | 117 view(s)
  • Jimmyspirits's Avatar
    17th October 2019, 07:29 AM
    Jimmyspirits replied to a thread Heater problem in Beta Forum
    Good advice for sure. I believe it’s sorted out. Everything checked out so I went back to the basics. I think it was a combination of slightly low...
    7 replies | 106 view(s)
  • davidb's Avatar
    17th October 2019, 06:14 AM
    davidb replied to a thread Seats leather or vinyl? in Beta Forum
    Beta leather was of a fairly high grade. Places like your rear seat tops which may be perished/totally dessicated from the Sun are toast....
    5 replies | 56 view(s)
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