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Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   01-28-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,338
Posted By Tifosi
Someone may have retrofitted an inertia switch,...

Someone may have retrofitted an inertia switch, or it may be a country of destination thing.

Barring that, check wires at starter motor, battery main at same point.Also the alternator + junction @...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   01-26-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 884
Posted By Tifosi
reef it straight off in line w/shift post. ...

reef it straight off in line w/shift post.
application of heat my help break glue bond
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-15-2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,901
Posted By Tifosi
psa: i'll be going missing again come tuesday

had some medical stuff finally reach 'can't stand it anymore' levels and will be going to hospital tomorrow where there's very little doubt that i'll be checked in for a bit while they do thier prod...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-14-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,175
Posted By Tifosi
Pet shop likely has the charcoal you'll need. ...

Pet shop likely has the charcoal you'll need.

Poke around a bit and you may find the equivalent in different make from that era, (escort, chevette, prelude, etc), or even a modern vehicle as they...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-13-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,964
Posted By Tifosi
Nevermind the air temp sensor. Its built into...

Nevermind the air temp sensor.
Its built into the AFM and completely unchangable unless you intend to change out the whole AFM.

If you're looking through the AFM for some reason or another, the...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-05-2012, 11:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,175
Posted By Tifosi
Easiest way if you can't get an original is to...

Easiest way if you can't get an original is to get one the appropriate size and threads, fill it with plumbing caliber flux core solder then drill to the size port desired.
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-05-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 769
Posted By Tifosi
The FAQ is your friend ...

The FAQ is your friend
http://www.alfabb.com/bb/forums/attachments/spider-1966-up/156027d1257021548-spider-technical-faq-digest-series-3-fuel-sender.jpg
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-05-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 733
Posted By Tifosi
:nod: Light scuff with fine sandpaper then thin...

:nod:
Light scuff with fine sandpaper then thin coats of rattle can satin black.

While its apart you can fit some window screen to the back side of the cowl inlets and hold it there with hot glue...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-05-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,175
Posted By Tifosi
You're right, those are S3 nipples. However I'd...

You're right, those are S3 nipples.
However I'd say its more than a fair bet that the same size applies to the S4 as the vapor recovery system is the same.
Identicle actually IIRC
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-04-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,596
Posted By Tifosi
was the clevis on the new ms set to the proper...

was the clevis on the new ms set to the proper length?
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-03-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,810
Posted By Tifosi
Rich, look up the late S3 blade fuse fusebox. ...

Rich, look up the late S3 blade fuse fusebox.
Its a conversion of the bullet fuse box via adapter simular to yours.

Granted its not meant to be pulled out so you can pop bullets back in, but...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-03-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 698
Posted By Tifosi
Contact cleaner then dielectric grease. ...

Contact cleaner then dielectric grease.

Shelf panel can be fabbed out of that coated board stuff you see in some bathrooms and back splashes.
Name evades me at the moment, but is kinda like thin...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-03-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 790
Posted By Tifosi
+1 on bypassing it. In L~jet it very definitely...

+1 on bypassing it.
In L~jet it very definitely came from the department of redundancy department.
Hang onto it for cool factor and/or in the event its needed for a restoration.

Added benifit is...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-02-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,138
Posted By Tifosi
If you undid the heavy or medium starter wire or...

If you undid the heavy or medium starter wire or the connections at the alternator junction block you did disconnect the battery.
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-02-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,138
Posted By Tifosi
Might not hurt to check that the sensors haven't...

Might not hurt to check that the sensors haven't come loose from vibration. Allen wrench easily accessed from underneath on the right side of bellhousing below starter motor.

Regarding cleaning...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-02-2012, 04:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,175
Posted By Tifosi
If any vacuum can be drawn to begin with it...

If any vacuum can be drawn to begin with it shouldn't remain/sustain more than a couple seconds. IOW any vac built should be continuously bleeding off.

The large hose to the ducting is actually...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-01-2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,175
Posted By Tifosi
Try to spray a fire hose through a garden hose...

Try to spray a fire hose through a garden hose and there will be resistance too.
Way too much pressure and volume not to.

If you've a vacuum tool, hook that up to the plenum vac hose with the...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-01-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,452
Posted By Tifosi
3.73:1 slushbox v 4.10:1 manual box

3.73:1 slushbox v 4.10:1 manual box
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-01-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,175
Posted By Tifosi
1.9mm goes to fuel pressure regulator 1.4mm...

1.9mm goes to fuel pressure regulator
1.4mm goes to oil vapor seperator
3.0mm or 3.1mm goes to charcoal canister in area behind right fender wheelwell panel
(interchangable w/ nipple at rear of...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-01-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,175
Posted By Tifosi
Nice thing about the vrs is the ability to...

Nice thing about the vrs is the ability to disconnect it at each specific point down the circut to chase a pressure issue.

Like disconnect the vapor hose at the tank to see if that alleviates it....
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-01-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,175
Posted By Tifosi
Lack of vacuum wouldn't prevent excess vapor...

Lack of vacuum wouldn't prevent excess vapor pressure pushing through though.
Might reek like a mo'fo as the fumes escape and also create a false air leak for the engine, but not cause in~tank...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   10-01-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,175
Posted By Tifosi
But were the valves blown through to check flow...

But were the valves blown through to check flow and function, orientated correctly in the lines, and installed in the correct positions/sequence?

Service hose under hood checked for connection at...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   09-25-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,398
Posted By Tifosi
It'll be stuck on max advance if plugged costing...

It'll be stuck on max advance if plugged costing a few mpg
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   09-24-2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,398
Posted By Tifosi
Its the big mushroom next to the ignition control...

Its the big mushroom next to the ignition control unit in the right side vertical panel behind the b~pillar. (#2 in attached)
A vacuum hose from the back of the plenum chases back to it via the...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   09-24-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,398
Posted By Tifosi
Diaphram housing off a Holly 4bbl carb w/vacuum...

Diaphram housing off a Holly 4bbl carb w/vacuum actuated secondaries might be more suited, and has spring kits readily available.
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