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LCP 444 regression

Hi All - Turns out some of the parts that went onto the car don't work as I'd hoped. http://swedishrelics.blogspot.com/2015/04/belay-my-last.html
!cameron lovre
Apr 8
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444 La Carrera Update

http://swedishrelics.blogspot.com/2015/04/milestone-at-last.html The car is very nearly roadworthy. Happy happy! CameronPortland OR
!cameron lovre
Apr 2
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Re: 544 Backfire followup and query

The surging might mean that the carbs are set a bit weak aka "lean surge". Try lowering the jets by a couple of flats and see how that affects it. Dash pot oil
Derek Scott
Mar 21
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Re: 544 Backfire followup and query

Thanks, Derek. I pulled the distributor and gave it a good cleaning. The centrifugal weights and all were gummy but work quite easily now. I got it back in
vlongbsh
Mar 20
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LCP 444 update

Hi All - New post in the Pretending To Build a Race Car: wiring. http://swedishrelics.blogspot.com/2015/03/getting-wired.html Best, CameronPortland OR
!cameron lovre
Mar 19
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Re: 544 Backfire followup and query

If the rotor doesn't snap back into position under the influence of the advance springs then things are a bit stuck in there. Not too much of a problem getting
Derek Scott
Mar 16
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544 Backfire followup and query

A while back I posted a question about backfire through the carbs I was getting with my 544. Thanks for the suggestions although I am still looking for the
vlongbsh
Mar 15
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444 LCP project updated.

Happy to be putting things on the car instead of taking them off. http://swedishrelics.blogspot.com/2015/03/carburetors.html Best, CameronPortland OR
!cameron lovre
Mar 10
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Re: Stromberg 175 cd-2 carbs

Hi Jim. Wow you made my day. yes that cover will fit now all I need to know is your address and now much I should send you to have you send it to me and I
Cap & Penny Portzer
Mar 8
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Re: Stromberg 175 cd-2 carbs

From: "Jim Morris jimjmorris@... [444544]" <444544@yahoogroups.com> To: 444544@yahoogroups.com Sent: Saturday, March 7, 2015 8:49 AM Subject: Re:
Cap & Penny Portzer
Mar 8
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Re: Stromberg 175 cd-2 carbs

I have a cover off a 122, do you think that would work? Jim On Sat, Mar 7, 2015 at 8:26 AM, capnpenny@... [444544]
Jim Morris
Mar 7
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Re: Stromberg 175 cd-2 carbs

Okay thanks for the information on the CD-2 carbs and my SU's are tuned in and working just like one would like them to be. So guess I will put the CD's back
capnpenny
Mar 7
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Another update

Cutting and welding. This time, mostly cutting. http://swedishrelics.blogspot.com/2015/03/keeping-ones-cool.html CameronPortland OR
!cameron lovre
Mar 5
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Re: Stromberg 175 cd-2 carbs

If you had a car for which they were original and wanted to keep that car correct, they'd be more valuable. But if you just want to dive the car, I'd follow
!cameron lovre
Mar 5
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Re: Stromberg 175 cd-2 carbs

They're a giant pain in the butt to deal with. Stock on 1969 carbureted 140, 1800, 164, etc. I'd ebay them. Jim On Thu, Mar 5, 2015 at 8:38 AM,
Jim Morris
Mar 5
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