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    Latest update. I know WAY more about this wiring...

    Latest update. I know WAY more about this wiring harness than I wanted to. I have mapped and reconfigured pretty much EVERY wire on the engine harness. It appears that the 96+ engine harness moved...
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    Quick update. Got the injectors wired up to the...

    Quick update. Got the injectors wired up to the ECM. Wired 1,3,5 to D3 and 2,4,6 to D9 and used the INJ2 fused wire from the fuse block to power the injectors, I was able to put all injector wires...
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    Ok so tracing wires and I have a plan..... I got...

    Ok so tracing wires and I have a plan..... I got a new harness plug to match up the wires for the injectors on the engine harness. The '96 has sequential firing so 6 control wires, 1 each going to...
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    I agree with your assessment. Keep stock...

    I agree with your assessment. Keep stock geometry whenever possible on the a-arms and adjust with the centre section. Inner extensions also do not change the steering angles and geometry so you...
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    Thanks Dave; I think it will be a matter of...

    Thanks Dave;

    I think it will be a matter of figuring out how different the wiring harnesses are between the two years and see if it is within my capabilities to correct. Means pulling the cradle...
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    OK another mystery unraveled. Back, way back...

    OK another mystery unraveled. Back, way back when I was getting the first DOHC back in Calgary, I bought a 94 or 95 DOHC. I had a fellow build my wiring loom with a 91-93 ecm and 94/95 engine. ...
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    More progress. Had to replace a relay for the...

    More progress.

    Had to replace a relay for the fuel pump and now have fuel confirmed at the rail.
    I have power to the DIS and confirmed spark at at least one spark plug.

    Now I don't seem to...
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    Honest to gawd I hope this is all entertaining to...

    Honest to gawd I hope this is all entertaining to everyone..... I am starting to just laugh now. ;)

    So. I looked at the clutch the other day when I was working on getting the starter sorted and...
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    After some more work on the car, I am now...

    After some more work on the car, I am now tracking down the power issue to the ign switch etc.

    When I was beginning down the starting the car road, I was able to turn the ignition switch to ON and...
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    Ok.... went back to the high torque starter and...

    Ok.... went back to the high torque starter and did more lining up and shimming and it engages the flywheel and releases. I think I just had the shimming out to lunch on it..... took the Fiero...
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    OK so a half hour later, 142 teeth..... And I...

    OK so a half hour later, 142 teeth.....

    And I looked at both my starters that should work with this flywheel and the Fiero starter has 9 teeth and the high torque 96 starter has 11... And they...
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    Thanks very much Sean. I appreciate the offer. ...

    Thanks very much Sean. I appreciate the offer. I am now not sure I have the right flywheel in there........all is directing me that way

    I went out again last night and measured the starter gap...
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    Went out tonight and had a look at teh starter...

    Went out tonight and had a look at teh starter and there was already a paint mark on the gear so took a pic below. I also noticed that the gear is already pretty darn worn near the ends and rounding...
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    I believe they do..... I had that issue...

    I believe they do..... I had that issue initially where I was trying to mate a '96 starter to the '88 Fiero flywheel I am using and it REALLY didn't mate. I went and got a new starter and started...
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    I plan to get out some whiteout or white paint...

    I plan to get out some whiteout or white paint and will be painting the bendix gear tonight to check actual alignment and placement of the bendix gear to see where I need to go with alignment shims....
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    Very nice; Are you still in pretty much mostly...

    Very nice;

    Are you still in pretty much mostly mdf board and bondo at this stage or are you starting to already mold pieces and pulling parts? Just looking at the front end and it almost looks...
  17. Thread: Ferrari F40

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    Raf007; I made up a set of instructions and...

    Raf007;

    I made up a set of instructions and posted here in the link below on how to have pics in your threads.

    Cheers
    Don
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    Thanks Dave; So, I went and got the battery...

    Thanks Dave;

    So, I went and got the battery tested and it passed but barely so I just got a new one to confirm no issues.

    I came back and went underneath to check again on the starter...
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    Forum acting weird. Try Again ...

    Forum acting weird.

    Try Again

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    Hello All;


    Need some help with the engine starting on the swap project. Finally got the wiring finished and...
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    This is what I posted over on Pennock's which...

    This is what I posted over on Pennock's which gives a bunch more detail on what I have done and tried.
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    Thanks Dave; I will look again as I had gone...

    Thanks Dave;

    I will look again as I had gone through the starter alignment when I put the starter in and it ran pretty freely when I was loving oil but will definitely check that again and that...
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    OK I feel everyone's pain... I am getting...

    OK I feel everyone's pain... I am getting frustrated now.

    Had the battery on charge over night and went out tonight. Hooked up the battery the same as I did when I was turning the engine over to...
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    Got the fuel system operating and didn't blow...

    Got the fuel system operating and didn't blow myself up. A good sign to start with.... Apparently I forgot to tighten the hard line to soft line fuel lines though so got to clean up some dripping...
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    Me too.... As it turns out I bought a 3.4 DOHC...

    Me too....

    As it turns out I bought a 3.4 DOHC starter probably 10 years ago not even thinking and as it turns out, they are not the same starter gearing as a Fiero. Who would have thought and I...
  25. Thread: Modern-day Miura

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    As usual outstanding work Joel. One item I I...

    As usual outstanding work Joel.

    One item I I am thinking about that I read from Bloozberry on his site was using metal to create the structure under the hood could potentially become an issue in...
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