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Forum: Other Italian Cars   08-15-2019, 06:45 AM
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Posted By bmarler
yes, it's the block i was thinking might be...

yes, it's the block i was thinking might be useful. no corrosion present. new blocks can't be found easily i'd imagine. but then the artwork is lost...
Forum: Other Italian Cars   08-13-2019, 07:53 AM
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Posted By bmarler
might this be useful for parts? no reserve... ...

might this be useful for parts? no reserve...
https://bringatrailer.com/listing/lancia-v6/
Forum: Other Italian Cars   07-05-2019, 09:22 AM
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Posted By bmarler
let your brother laugh, he's the one missing out....

let your brother laugh, he's the one missing out. the old analog equipment works perfectly on the old cars it was designed for. i prefer it as well.
but i do confess, i have some diagnostic...
Forum: Other Italian Cars   07-05-2019, 07:43 AM
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Views: 81,960
Posted By bmarler
i agree, it shouldn't be hard at all. personally,...

i agree, it shouldn't be hard at all. personally, i don't really need that as i have a good ignition scope to analyze the firing line. it's amazing how cheap those can be had as nobody wants to give...
Forum: Other Italian Cars   07-04-2019, 07:58 AM
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Posted By bmarler
as much as i like the old sun distributor...

as much as i like the old sun distributor consoles, i have to say the modern compact is the way to go. i have noticed the same thing about the peaks not being exactly lined up on my scope. this is on...
Forum: Other Italian Cars   06-20-2019, 07:58 AM
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Posted By bmarler
i might suggest a marine type throttle remote. it...

i might suggest a marine type throttle remote. it will hold position easily. i have a mathers micro commander on one of my vessels and it has tiny servo motors attached to lead screws for the shift...
Forum: Other Italian Cars   06-04-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 81,960
Posted By bmarler
it's tough when that happens. i find that i can...

it's tough when that happens. i find that i can go along being very lucky for very long periods of time. but then, when i just don't expect it, disaster happens. just often enough to remind me to be...
Forum: Other Italian Cars   04-13-2019, 11:26 AM
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Views: 81,960
Posted By bmarler
i thought of my old 911 as soon as i saw those...

i thought of my old 911 as soon as i saw those carburettors. it had triple choke webers on it and i loved them.
the phenolic blocks don't seem like a bad idea, but i would think aluminum might be...
Forum: Other Italian Cars   03-04-2019, 07:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,803
Posted By bmarler
agreed the lmc has a lot stronger following on...

agreed the lmc has a lot stronger following on their website. but in defense of the alc, there are quite a few members actively restoring or repairing their cars. i've personally seen several...
Forum: Other Italian Cars   03-03-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,803
Posted By bmarler
bmarler

oh my...
aren't i embarrassed now! i guess that teaches me to put my glasses on and look before i go shooting my mouth off.
Forum: Other Italian Cars   03-01-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,803
Posted By bmarler
you going to shoe horn that into the little...

you going to shoe horn that into the little appia? :^)
Forum: Other Italian Cars   03-01-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,803
Posted By bmarler
i've always thought it would would be nice if the...

i've always thought it would would be nice if the lmc had a sort of reciprocal agreement for forum usage with the alc. the uk forum is very active and it would be beneficial to share knowledge and...
Forum: Other Italian Cars   12-20-2018, 07:00 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 81,960
Posted By bmarler
i love it! but i do see how easily it would...

i love it! but i do see how easily it would become unreliable. the ratcheting relays i am more familiar with have a very similar arrangement.
the lancia version has a very powerful coil, i bet if...
Forum: Other Italian Cars   12-18-2018, 06:57 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 81,960
Posted By bmarler
interesting. in the industrial control systems i...

interesting. in the industrial control systems i build, we sometimes use mechanical ratcheting relays. i find them quite reliable actually. mind you, these are typically sealed so don't get much...
Forum: Other Italian Cars   11-28-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 81,960
Posted By bmarler
no hurry hubert, just curiosity more than...

no hurry hubert, just curiosity more than anything. but now it seems you may have a local expert to visit?
Forum: Other Italian Cars   10-30-2018, 07:27 AM
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Views: 81,960
Posted By bmarler
hi huibert, still waiting for pictures of the...

hi huibert,
still waiting for pictures of the sensors. have you had any luck finding documentation for it?
Forum: Other Italian Cars   10-17-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,091
Posted By bmarler
you can also get lancia parts from lalancia. adan...

you can also get lancia parts from lalancia. adan is really great to deal with and is highly regarded in the lancia world.

:: LALANCIA.COM :: (http://www.lalancia.com/)
Forum: Other Italian Cars   10-15-2018, 07:17 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 81,960
Posted By bmarler
i could see exhaust temp sensors for diesel...

i could see exhaust temp sensors for diesel engines to help set the maximum fuel from the pump. maybe the class had a runaway engine at one time and the long remote became sensible. :)
i'd lose that...
Forum: Other Italian Cars   10-12-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 81,960
Posted By bmarler
that's an amazing find. coupling to it may prove...

that's an amazing find. coupling to it may prove to be interesting, and sometimes the old analog control systems can be drifty till you get the dust off the circuits.
hopefully you got the manuals...
Forum: Other Italian Cars   09-27-2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 81,960
Posted By bmarler
no pm received hubert, do you have my private...

no pm received hubert, do you have my private email?
Forum: Other Italian Cars   09-25-2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 81,960
Posted By bmarler
what horrible luck with the mog! and quite the...

what horrible luck with the mog! and quite the disservice on the part of the shop owner. i don't know the particulars of the electrics on those, but flood damage can come to haunt you again and...
Forum: Other Italian Cars   09-11-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 81,960
Posted By bmarler
please let us know what you find. i don't think...

please let us know what you find. i don't think fuchs is available here, but i'm sure there are others producing similar products. i'm currently using glycol based coolant and haven't seen anything...
Forum: Other Italian Cars   09-09-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 81,960
Posted By bmarler
this coolant discussion has come up on other...

this coolant discussion has come up on other forums lately too. i have been wondering about switching to a g11 or g12 like vw uses. these are anti-phosphate, anti-amine, and anti-phosphorous...
Forum: Other Italian Cars   06-01-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 722
Posted By bmarler
thanks for sharing those kjell, the cars look...

thanks for sharing those kjell, the cars look great. looks like a decent turnout too. i wish i was closer so i could make it to these things.
Forum: Other Italian Cars   04-15-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,630
Posted By bmarler
good point Ed, i noticed that too. it must be a...

good point Ed, i noticed that too. it must be a little tough to do a spot like that though, i'm sure i would say something stupid too, and then it lives forever on u tube...
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