[T3] Some Spark but no Fire (was RE: Update with a Bowl Full of Rust Flakes)
fisherfarms at gmail.com
Mon Jul 25 22:17:05 PDT 2011
If you are pumping the gas pedal you are flooding it! I only cycle my
key and never pump the pedal when I'm starting my FI from a cold start
or it will flood.
On Mon, Jul 25, 2011 at 7:21 PM, Adriel Rowley
<adriel_rowley at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Arney, thank you for the advice. Helps a lot, as wondered what folks were saying about being organized.
> I have to get the Squareback running before dawn on Wednesday otherwise family is considering junking it. So, right now all that matters is getting it running even if I do not have turn signals, brake lights, high beam, or horn. That is how it has been on the road, exept brake lights was unknown to me. They will not matter when it is hauled off. Can we please get this solved? I am very grateful for you all, especially all the help. I am missing something and need fresh eyes. ;)
> Thank you,
>> From: jadney at vwtype3.org
>> To: type3 at vwtype3.org
>> Date: Mon, 25 Jul 2011 21:06:42 -0500
>> Subject: Re: [T3] Some Spark but no Fire (was RE: Update with a Bowl Full of Rust Flakes)
>> On 24 Jul 2011 at 23:03, Adriel Rowley wrote:
>> > > From: jadney at vwtype3.org
>> > > On 24 Jul 2011 at 15:10, Adriel Rowley wrote:
>> > >
>> > > > > There should not be a wire that goes from something that rotates to
>> > > > > something that doesn't. There is one wire that jumps across the flex
>> > > > > coupling (rotating to rotating) and another that jumps across the
>> > > > > rubber axle beam mounts, from steering box to beam mounting bolt
>> > > > > (stationary to stationary.)
>> > > There shouldn't be anything that gets tight in either direction.
>> > >
>> > Well the wire does get tight, but does not seem to limit turning.
>> As stated above, nothing should get tight, or tigher, or any change
>> in tension. If you have any wire that's changing it's tightness by
>> any amount when the steering shaft turns, you've wired it wrong.
>> You seem to be getting yourself in trouble by moving on to a new task
>> before you have the problems in the last job fixed. This just
>> multiplies your troubleshooting difficulties. You need to work on one
>> problem at a time, check your work when you're finished, and move on
>> ONLY then.
>> Jim Adney, jadney at vwtype3.org
>> Madison, Wisconsin, USA
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