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    Re: Steady 'high' idle?

    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 adjusting the carbs.
    in addition, if you can't get...
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    Re: Synthetic gearbox oils in the USA

    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. i also thought the slightly lighter weight could...
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    Re: Taddraughn's Fulvia Coupe: Progress Thread

    great job austin,
    very impressive work and dedication. even more amazingly you met your goal of making the show. after enjoying the car for a while i'm pretty sure you'll get the itch to tinker. i'm...
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    Re: A question about fuel lines

    i bought mine here:
    https://store.bevelheaven.com/Carb-Fuel-Related-etc/Fuel-Hose-7-x-12-Cavis-Benz/

    no connection to seller...
  5. Thread: Testing Gauges

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    Re: Testing Gauges

    the suggestion to touch the temp sender wire to ground is a good one. it's a very simple and quick test to do just to eliminate a portion of the system as faulty. it's the first thing i would look at...
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    Re: Taddraughn's Fulvia Coupe: Progress Thread

    s1 a-arm bushings are free floating so they won't keep their setting when you tighten them up. s2 needs to be set at the specified distance so they remain in the "center" of their operational range....
  7. Re: Video - Getting my Fulvia running for the first time in a year!

    any timeline on that Ed?
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    Re: Fulvia Valve Cover Gaskets - Replacments

    i fit the rubber one on my car, re-using the half moons. if the half moons are in good shape there's no reason to change them.
    my opinion on the gaskets:
    cork is easier to seal, using less force...
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    Re: Ciao from Vancouver Canada

    i had no idea there were so many lancisti up there. also nice to know you have some special tools fairly close by. if you don't mind, i'd like to exchange contact info as well.
    you might mention to...
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    Re: Ciao from Vancouver Canada

    hello and welcome!
    it's always nice to see another member in the northwest. i believe there's another member in vancouver so maybe you could compare notes...
    btw, your link doesn't work, maybe you...
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    Re: Taddraughn's Fulvia Coupe: Progress Thread

    those components also being more sensitive to voltage drop. alternators do a better job keeping the voltage stable. if i were doing an efi swap i'd do it too.
    i took the mechanical fan off mine and...
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    Re: Synthetic gearbox oils in the USA

    mtl only has one selection. my 4 speed box was noticeably better when i swapped to this lube. i imagine the lightweight shock proof would be exactly the same, and i might try it when it's time to...
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    Re: Taddraughn's Fulvia Coupe: Progress Thread

    the one on my sport is different than most i've seen. mine has a rubber mount on the subframe and the arm is fastened directly to it. other ones, as Ed mentioned simply hover over the frame.
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    Re: Synthetic gearbox oils in the USA

    look at redline gear lube. shock proof or mtl. i use mtl in mine and like it just fine.
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    Re: What Colour Blue is this?

    it's very hard to tell if that's metallic finish from the picture. maybe polish up a section of it to get a better idea. is it possible that you have a thorough repaint? have you sanded through it...
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    Wanted: Re: Fulvia S2 RHD radio blank plate

    new reproduction ones are available. i bought one recently. but be aware if you get one, the color and texture may be a bit off. i'm going to have to refinish the whole section to make it all match....
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    Re: Taddraughn's Fulvia Coupe: Progress Thread

    looks great Austin,
    your perseverance is amazing. i would definitely do a cover over that fuel pump with an eye towards running any leaked fuel away from the exhaust. granted, it's not real hot at...
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    Re: Paint advice

    thanks Ed,
    i had only heard discussion of nitrocellulose lacquer. the timeline for fulvia does coincide with the usage of acrylic enamel but i had not heard it was used till now.
  19. Thread: Paint advice

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    Re: Paint advice

    when i hear acrylic, i think of acrylic enamel. that's a system that puts the color on top as did the straight enamel and lacquer finishes from decades ago. although clear coat was sometimes used...
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    Re: Taddraughn's Fulvia Coupe: Progress Thread

    my god, don't disappoint your dentist. your cleaning will be really painful next time...
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    Re: Parts Suppliers and Quality

    another one to add to the list:
    https://www.nuvolaristore.com/index.php/lancia/coupe/fulvia-sport-1300.html

    i just found a fairly obscure part for my appia there. the link takes you to the fulvia...
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    Re: Taddraughn's Fulvia Coupe: Progress Thread

    i managed to get the retainers on mine but had to split them to do it. when i glued the boots on it seemed like the retainers weren't needed but i wanted it to be as watertight as possible so i cut...
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    Re: Taddraughn's Fulvia Coupe: Progress Thread

    i remember asking about this very thing a few years ago. thread here: http://www.lancisti.net/forum/showthread.php?6359-s1-steering-joint-boots&highlight=ball+joint+boot

    i wanted to keep the metal...
  24. Re: Where is the body number on a South African S2 Coupe

    maybe Steve (jolly500) can elaborate whether or not there is a lancia chassis number in addition to the daihatsu chassis number? now i'm curious where (or if) the SA cars were accounted for in the...
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    Re: Fulvia 3 carb question

    are there any external markings to distinguish between the c35 phh2 29mm vs the 31mm chokes?
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