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    Re: Several DATRA 32 carburetor questions

    Unfortunately that number doesn't come up in my 'Bible' .. but my guess is your reading it wrong...the suffix is numerical and any letters / numbers after this are simply a batch code (in your case...
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    Re: Several DATRA 32 carburetor questions

    If you can tell me the carburettor type SUFFIX (should be something like 32DATRA/250?) then I'll see if I have a scan of the parts/spec/setup sheet in my Weber bible, which will help with jet sizing,...
  3. Re: Transmission tear-down and re-build photos.

    Nice work Paul, and glad to see I'm not the only one that has been caught by the fifth gear slider detent springs / roller / pins...but some of mine flew into another dimension and were never to be...
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    Re: LBZ FI not starting.

    Do the warning lights on the dash dim when you rotate the ignition switch to the start position?

    If they do then that starter may be drawing excessive current /earthing out / solenoid bad...if...
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    Re: Supercharger choices?

    That would make it VERY tight squeeze...but my Dad has a Trevi Volumex, and that's P/steer and air conditioned...so it is possible given that the Trevi is basically the same platform as the Beta. Not...
  6. Re: Pic of my Scorpion with the Honda K20 motor

    You obviously get it DJ, that it's just in the nature of us 'irreverent Aussies" to ask the hard questions, and call a spade a spade. (unless it's a shovel.)

    Still waiting for Julian to log on...
  7. Re: Pic of my Scorpion with the Honda K20 motor

    So after giving up trying to DIY turbo, you paid someone to do this install for you... what's the final bill's dollar value?
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    Article: DMTR/DATR/DATRA carb adjustment guide

    You can view the page at http://www.lancisti.net/forum/content.php?2-DMTR-DATR-DATRA-carb-adjustment-guide
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    Re: Clutch Release Bearing - Wanted

    My Lancia parts catalogue ( 7/78 ) lists the part number for the 1300/1600 Beta as 82314496 (breda P/N CR1182), and the 1800/2000 Beta as 82323218 (breda P/N 1183)

    I have one of each item they...
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    Re: Big Brake Upgrade/Conversion

    Brembo website lists the weights for the standard 227 x 11 disc (08.3636.10) at 3kg each, and the 284 x 22 disc (09.5058.10) at 6kg each.

    SteveC
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    Re: Betas in Oz

    Hello from WA....

    By all means bring another Beta with you, as a personal import (a vehicle you can show ownership for more than 12 months) there will be minimal or no duty to be paid, that was...
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    Re: Engines

    Using the 5.7inch Chevrolet rod presents its own set of problems ...

    For a start the big end journal width (in both directions) is unsuitable ...

    The bolt to bolt width is about 87.5mm ... so...
  13. Thread: Engines

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    Re: Engines

    "All this started from page 139 of Fiat and Lancia twincams(brian ward) that states the 1592 engine can be bored out" ... a classic Fiat myth started by an "expert" ::) who should have checked a few...
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    Re: Oversize pistons

    The trouble is ... what is a "9.8:1" piston ... this is a bit like "how long is a piece of string?"

    Different Compression heights , different dome heights, and completely different pistons for the...
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    Re: Engines

    The Vx engine will have a low static compression ratio, so unless your going to (overbore and) fit different pistons, it will be short on power... with only around 8:1 CR

    Doesn't the Vx head also...
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    Re: Engines

    Well we never saw either the Vx or the 1300Tc here in the Australian market, so I don't know fopr sure because I've never worked on either.

    With other models, (124 for example) the bellhousings...
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    Sticky: Re: Scorpion carb adjustment guide

    Will, your correct about the glass having to be thick ... I use a 300mm square of 10mm thick glass that I got from a friend who builds fish tanks for a living (which is ground flat to be optically...
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    Sticky: Re: Scorpion carb adjustment guide

    Problems with DMTR/DATR/DATRA carbs can usually be grouped into three catergories, vacuum leaks, idle passage issues, heavy float ... at least that's my experience in 25 years of Fiat / lancia...
  19. Thread: Engines

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    Re: Engines

    oops... edit the stoke bit, I was thinking 1585 engines . :-[ ..

    1592 is 79.2mm stroke, same as the 1756, and had the same big end journal size... but still has a shorter rod, and a shorter deck...
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    Re: Engines

    43.5mm valves are shorter in the stems than earlier valves, so you might need to recut the spring base to return seated tension back to standard and ensure you don't get any spring bind.... and the...
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    Re: so much job and bad result...?

    DCNF series carbs ... lots of air cooled VW places carry parts. (a lot of parts are also interchangeable with DMTR/DATR carbs)

    DCNF Air corrector basic weber part number is 77501. followed by the...
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    Re: beta wheel offset

    For the stock 8 spoke alloys...

    Overall a rim is approx 168mm wide. To the insides of the tyre beads (usually how actual rim width is measured) is 140mm (5.5 inches).

    From the outer edge to the...
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    Re: Brake parts interchangeables ?

    Close Craig...

    but it's 34mm for the fiat x19/124 rear caliper piston...

    and 38mm for the 125/132/monte rear caliper piston...

    and there are three rubber parts you should change, the...
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    Re: 2L engine build

    yep, no real difference between factory supercharged/turbocharged/NA blocks, save the exception that the turbo engines (sohc or dohc) had oil sprayers directed to the undersides of the pistons. If...
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    Re: ZF rack questions

    In Australia we only had P/S on very late model betas (83/84) so I have only had the (mis) fortune of having to rebuild two units...

    Both times I went to an Audi/Saab dealer and purchased one of...
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