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Brett_Murphy (Ex-Patrón)
Brett_Murphy (Ex-Patrón) GRM+ Memberand MegaDork
10/12/20 1:39 p.m.

I spent 5 minutes looking at this today. The air intake boot (which was duct taped together) when I bought it was pretty much gone at the mounting point. THere was just some old, flimsy, crusty duct tape acting as an intake past the sensors. 

A new one is $50 from Rock Auto. I already ordered it.

I'm going to try to kludge an airtight seal on what's left of the one on there and take it for a drive to see if that helps. I bet it does.

Brett_Murphy (Ex-Patrón)
Brett_Murphy (Ex-Patrón) GRM+ Memberand MegaDork
10/12/20 3:31 p.m.

I put it in "2" and drove it around a bit. Variation on the symptom- it'll bog about 2000 RPM, but once past that it'll keep going.

Stampie (FS)
Stampie (FS) GRM+ Memberand MegaDork
10/12/20 3:56 p.m.

Make a redneck smoke machine?

bonylad
bonylad GRM+ Memberand Reader
10/13/20 7:36 a.m.

In reply to Stampie (FS) :

Im actually about to post up a how to!

Brett_Murphy (Ex-Patrón)
Brett_Murphy (Ex-Patrón) GRM+ Memberand MegaDork
10/13/20 12:57 p.m.

Plan:


Replace intake hose
coil
plugs + wires

Brett_Murphy (Ex-Patrón)
Brett_Murphy (Ex-Patrón) GRM+ Memberand MegaDork
10/14/20 9:53 a.m.

SOLD to Legendscar95, who needs something to work on over the winter. Sale price is well under Challenge budget, too!

legendscar95
legendscar95 New Reader
10/14/20 12:29 p.m.

Hey Brett - you know - um - I found these fascinating links in case you're bored:

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hbvK-f-vF_8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vN7ZeJf0H3g&t=1213s

 

Looks like a fast, fun, easy thing to do!!!!

devil

03Panther
03Panther Dork
10/14/20 10:53 p.m.

In reply to legendscar95 :

You can come practice on mine... ya know, just being friendly. devil You'll have fun, and can white wash the fence while your here!

Congrats on the new toy.

03Panther
03Panther Dork
10/14/20 10:53 p.m.

In reply to legendscar95 :

You can come practice on mine... ya know, just being friendly. devil You'll have fun, and can white wash the fence while your here!

Congrats on the new toy.

legendscar95
legendscar95 New Reader
10/15/20 12:36 p.m.

In reply to 03Panther :

LOL - this is a case where I'm truly hoping "the internet" is making too big a deal about it...  Yeah, it really doesn't take two full days and is nearly impossible...   I mean, right?!!?!    

PS.   I do have family in Jasper I could visit on the way to your place..  Hmmm....

03Panther
03Panther Dork
10/15/20 7:18 p.m.

Mine,( or actually, still owned be the original owner) just for reference. 175,000, and still on original Optispark! Only work ever needed under the hood is oil changes, spark plugs, (maybe wires, but not not sure) and - for some odd reason - a new thermostat ever few years.

legendscar95
legendscar95 New Reader
10/16/20 3:26 p.m.

Beautiful car!!!    yes

landstuhltaylor
landstuhltaylor New Reader
10/16/20 8:27 p.m.

Replacing the opti and wires is involved but not too bad.  Doing plugs on a car with longtubes is easy. I'm not sure what kind of peasant would attempt it on a car with stock manifolds though.

03Panther
03Panther Dork
10/16/20 9:44 p.m.

I would be very scared to attempt the long tube install itself, though!

The all black sure did look good when polished up, but she took a lot of parking lot damage through the years. Almost all it need is with the parts car at least, but a lot of labor to make it nice again. Much better candidate for a Challenge car!

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