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  • geert's Avatar
    21st June 2018, 03:32 PM
    geert replied to a thread Gas Tank Issues in Fulvia Forum
    non original fuel sender with integrated fuelline i suppose. grten, geert.
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  • soldi's Avatar
    21st June 2018, 03:21 PM
    soldi replied to a thread Gas Tank Issues in Fulvia Forum
    Well, I took the advice and installed a piece of hose on the vent in the area of the gas gauge area. I took out the small black rubber top and...
    15 replies | 264 view(s)
  • lancialulu's Avatar
    21st June 2018, 03:03 PM
    lancialulu replied to a thread Gas Tank Issues in Fulvia Forum
    A pic of your tank would help......
    15 replies | 264 view(s)
  • bmarler's Avatar
    21st June 2018, 09:01 AM
    as a serious engine builder you already know your options. if you can't re-size the big ends you either re-size the crank or replace the rods. i...
    8 replies | 195 view(s)
  • bmarler's Avatar
    21st June 2018, 08:49 AM
    bmarler replied to a thread Gas Tank Issues in Fulvia Forum
    i think it only affects the amount of gas leaking in the cabin...
    15 replies | 264 view(s)
  • soldi's Avatar
    21st June 2018, 07:47 AM
    soldi replied to a thread Gas Tank Issues in Fulvia Forum
    I guess I could do as suggested and that would be to add a small fuel hose to the vent and close off that vent with two small clamps. Would this...
    15 replies | 264 view(s)
  • KLHarper's Avatar
    21st June 2018, 07:28 AM
    I have not used Plastigage in 30 years, it is only a tool of the backyard mechanic, any serious engine builder uses micrometers, dial bore gauges,...
    8 replies | 195 view(s)
  • lancialulu's Avatar
    21st June 2018, 06:43 AM
    Are you using plastiguage to measure. All my 1600s are at the limit but not worn so I just leave it and have a loose engine but still spec oil...
    8 replies | 195 view(s)
  • 1,6 HF's Avatar
    21st June 2018, 02:45 AM
    The berlina is of course heavier and softer than the Coupé, so it isn’t as sporty. But they’re very well built (particularly the S1), and I really...
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  • Balazs's Avatar
    21st June 2018, 02:33 AM
    Thanks for the feedback guys, Still undecided which car to get, tomorrow I will check out a Fulvia Berlina as well, asking price is about...
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  • 1,6 HF's Avatar
    21st June 2018, 02:17 AM
    As I say, I’ve never run across any reference to a motto before. But in sources from the ‘70s and ‘80s I’ve run across a number of Lancia "facts" ...
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  • KLHarper's Avatar
    20th June 2018, 04:34 PM
    Uh it is the connecting rod big end to crankshaft clearance. I would be hard pressed to accurately measure 0.004 " piston deck height differences. ...
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  • geert's Avatar
    20th June 2018, 04:29 PM
    geert replied to a thread Gas Tank Issues in Fulvia Forum
    see #3 : hope they give a clue about the normal orifices of the tank : on top : fuel sender and top/right vent to canister bottom : 2 smalls front...
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  • KLHarper's Avatar
    20th June 2018, 04:06 PM
    It is the rods, as the crank is in perfect specification. I can't believe that Lancia did not have a way of altering these. Even with brand new...
    8 replies | 195 view(s)
  • soldi's Avatar
    20th June 2018, 03:57 PM
    soldi replied to a thread Gas Tank Issues in Fulvia Forum
    Hi geert, Don't see your pics. I guess I could try to block off the little pipe with a piece of fuel hose but why is it there? I think that it...
    15 replies | 264 view(s)
  • geert's Avatar
    20th June 2018, 03:00 PM
    geert replied to a thread Gas Tank Issues in Fulvia Forum
    tube in the sender ? : don't think that was standard. 2 options : - alternatif fuel sender, and then simply to block ( little piece of fuel line...
    15 replies | 264 view(s)
  • soldi's Avatar
    20th June 2018, 02:03 PM
    soldi replied to a thread Gas Tank Issues in Fulvia Forum
    No, the rubber cap is not threaded. It is just a pressure fit into the small tube. Not sure it is all correct as it seems that it would always leak...
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  • bmarler's Avatar
    20th June 2018, 01:32 PM
    bmarler replied to a thread Gas Tank Issues in Fulvia Forum
    I'm not familiar with s2 cars. Could that be a fuel return port? Certainly a rubber cap is not sufficient to seal that off. Is that a threaded...
    15 replies | 264 view(s)
  • soldi's Avatar
    20th June 2018, 12:28 PM
    soldi replied to a thread Gas Tank Issues in Fulvia Forum
    Looking at the tank, it seems that the gas is coming out of the small tube that has a rubber cap on it. The tube is where the two wires are attached...
    15 replies | 264 view(s)
  • sccarally's Avatar
    20th June 2018, 12:21 PM
    Thanks very much. I consider my quest ended. I wonder where Harrah got the idea....
    3 replies | 68 view(s)
  • 1,6 HF's Avatar
    20th June 2018, 10:59 AM
    I'll offer the same answer as on the Alfa BB: I’m also a member of SAH, and I have an extensive library of Lancia reference sources. I’ve never run...
    3 replies | 68 view(s)
  • bmarler's Avatar
    20th June 2018, 09:56 AM
    bmarler replied to a thread Progress on the 58' in Appia Forum
    car's looking great by the way...
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  • bmarler's Avatar
    20th June 2018, 09:54 AM
    bmarler replied to a thread Progress on the 58' in Appia Forum
    nice to see you're making progress herman, it's pretty common for the rings to be stuck after extended periods of storage. often they'll free...
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  • bmarler's Avatar
    20th June 2018, 09:48 AM
    there isn't really a drawback to having the lpg setup except for a couple of things. first, it takes up room in the boot, and adds complexity to the...
    8 replies | 260 view(s)
  • bmarler's Avatar
    20th June 2018, 09:41 AM
    bmarler replied to a thread Gas Tank Issues in Fulvia Forum
    if it's leaking at the tank vent there must be some kind of obstruction or damage to the vent tube or it's attachment point. if it's leaking at the...
    15 replies | 264 view(s)
  • sccarally's Avatar
    20th June 2018, 09:34 AM
    I am a member of the Society of Automotive Historians, and need a little help with a research project. In "Harrah's Automobile Collection" (1975) it...
    3 replies | 68 view(s)
  • bmarler's Avatar
    20th June 2018, 09:29 AM
    have you determined where the clearance issue comes from? is the crank under size, or the rods over sized? if it's the rods you may not have a...
    8 replies | 195 view(s)
  • NeilS's Avatar
    20th June 2018, 09:00 AM
    That sounds like my previous block, awaiting the test results If the angle check on no.3 bore
    8 replies | 195 view(s)
  • lancialulu's Avatar
    20th June 2018, 06:18 AM
    Not sure which dimension you are talking about, and is it all conrods that have this problem. I have seen pistons too high on one side because the...
    8 replies | 195 view(s)
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