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  1. Sunday Wrenching

    Day two of getting down and dirty with my new Scorpion was a mixed bag.

    I found out a great deal about how this car's A/C controls and wiring are designed. Unfortunately I also found out how many kludges were done to it previously:


    Here's just a sample of the P.O. wiring removed:


    I did discover ...
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  2. Saturday Wrenching...

    Gave my Bertone a bath so it could be nice and shiny for its new owner next weekend.

    Got down and dirty with the Scorpion. Started innocently enough with vacuuming and such, then devolved into full electrical gremlin attack mode.

    First a pit stop in "seat slider hell" as I freed up the seats in their rails with lots of vacuum and lubrication work. Not a whole lot of seat angle adjustment there.

    Then I moved on to the glove box light (no + wire in ...
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  3. My first Scorpion


    My story so far...

    Picked up my first Scorpion Nov. 12th. It's a '77, vin#137AS0101762. White with red interior. My friend Val told me about it. I've always wanted one and never quite was able to jump on one at the right time until now. Got a ride to Seattle and bought it and drove it home. Ran well, if a little on the cool side. Loud. Schroth harness on the driver's side is annoying.

    The interior has been modified a little, with some of the red parts painted black. ...
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  4. dash lights, oil and rev counter - advice to a newbie, please

    Some duh! questions - Would anyone mind advising me (I'm sure you won't, but it seems polite to ask!)

    my S2 Fulvia has no dash lights on the instruments, although the one behind the fuse box is working. Should it have lights? If so, can I reach them without removing the dash, to check the bulbs?

    Should I measure the oil level when cold, or warm - I seem to have poured in loads to top up, and the level is hardly rising at all (no, it's not pouring out the bottom!) ...
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  5. Delta Manual downloads is corrupted

    I've tried to download several different ways...keeps giving me a bad file message.
    Ciao
    Wayne in Houston
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