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  1. Ready for some spring road farming and cone dodging. It’s been a long winter.
  2. Who here is going to drive their Wagons to the 2018 Mitty the end of April at Road Atlanta?
  3. Konig Rewinds 14x7 I believe -9
  4. They put me and My wagon in FSP. 400 tread ware Federals in a 185/60 13 makes for a slikary trip around the cones!! ;-)
  5. What are you running for tires? Are you still running a Nissan open rear h190 diff? What class?
  6. Small one on FB. The wheels on the car in this pic are not the wheels I run on it. They are for my flared 2 door. The width and offset doesn't work on the wagon for driving without serious rubbing. I have a page on FB with most the build info. It's a driver NOT a show car. She rolls on 13x7 Libra's. L18, 44mm Mikuni's, matchbox, Zx struts, GC camber plates and coil over kit, dogleg,1" sway up front, 7/8" rear, QA1 18 way rears, Tokico Blues upfront, z alum drums, alum flywheel with Centerforce clutch, and on and on... ;-)
  7. Big E I would sell you the wiper arms and motor but condition is unknown on the motor. Car only has 57k actual on it but was parked in a field by the original owner and looks to have been in high water.
  8. If your 720 harness doesn't work out and your not in a major hurry I may be able to help you with your harness issues. I have 2 potential buyers but still possibly looking to part out this 72 wagon. Subframe, floors, core support, upper rails and all but 1 body panel are shot.
  9. This past weekend at Summit Point
  10. Anyone currently running, doing, or have done an 510 sedan IRS Swap in their wagon please PM me! I'm picking up a 4 door parts car and am strongly considering this but would like to ask a couple questions. Thank you!
  11. So by using dial calipers and measuring in incrments (how many and what length/gap?) you document the new needle then using the drill and sand paper (grit?) to start fine tuning the needle. Looks straight forward enough. Do I need to pull a base measurement on my current needle to give Z therapy (Bruce) before ordering a set to fine tune?
  12. Sorry, "topped off" was in reference to filled to the line. Not completely full.. What's the process on the needle "tuning"? I don't recall that portion on the video..
  13. All parts are from Z Thearapy as well.
  14. "How old are these SUs?" Not sure. They lived on a shelf of a fellow auto Xer for many years before I picked them up. "Did you set them up when you put the new parts in?" Yes. Per the "Just SU's" video from Z Thearapy "How did you center what I would refer to as the seats in the carbs?" Screwing the jet all the way up (closed) and putting the needle in the Venturi (piston) semi snug/loosely and out (extended) further then required to seat and inserting it into the carb body and jet seating the two together then locked down the needle. "How are you setting the fuel mixture, tuning them?" Start with 2 full turns down then lifting the Venturi at idle as well as a UNIsyn to sink. I run the jet and listen for the engine to speed up and or slow and try and find that happy spot. Then lift the Venturi to check for a drop in idle (almost dies).
  15. Thanks for all the good input and I am slowly getting around to addressing and trying all suggestions. The dash pods have been drained, cleaned and refilled with some automatic trans fluid, the timing has been set at 12 BTDC, and vacume hooked back up. I haven't gotten to running the valves just yet but I did take her for a spin and no change as of yet but I did remember a lil trick David Levinson told me about once in regards to the SU's when I was having a similar issue. When the stutter/bobble is happening pull the choke and see what happens. It came to life and the stutter disappeared! Felt a bit stronger as well!! Now the issue I trying to remember the fix.. Carbs have new floats, needle and seats, needle and jets, bowel to jet soft lines and are synced and floats set. I know Mikuni/weber Side drafts are allot of people's answers to "fixing SU's" but I kinda like the looks and know when they are working good there rock solid. Does any of this above shit sound familiar??
  16. I generally run the VA I was just pulling it to see if I could gain a lil bottom end accel for Solo days. This is the oil I generally run for damping oil. I have ran these ver same SU's dry on SOLO days before. Never had the issue I am having now. I have checked for vacume leaks and not found any.
  17. Dash pods are topped off with a light weight 3 in 1 type oil. I'll run the valves next and check the plugs. Thanks for the info. It was 74 degs yesterday when I gave her another goal. Not running the vacuum advance currently but either with and or without issue persists.
  18. Gang I'm trying to trouble shoot an increasing issue I am having with my Wagon. L-18, a87 closed chambered head, matchbox, 38mm SU's (new composite floats, needles-jets, synced, good fuel pressure, 14degs BTDC at 800 rpm's 36degs total at 4,000. Sitting out of gear it responds without issue to a hard blip on the throttle but once in gear and driving it steps and stutters at low RPMs and then comes out of it if I step into the gas. I've checked for any notable vacume leaks and not found any. I have not ran the valves yet or checked plugs. As I said earlier it is coming on in a progression. What should I check next?
  19. The old gal will lift the inside rear skin up on a hard turn!!
  20. It's a "Speed Daddy" eBay unit. No issues to date. Yes I had to space it out but I like the unit.
  21. I forgot to really document/photo the engine install but it went without any hitches. Matchbox conversion
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