[T3] broken horn ring and a cool weather idle hunt

Mike Fisher fisherfarms at gmail.com
Sun Oct 23 10:52:54 PDT 2016

I replaced my horn ring with the earlier straight chrome horn bar.  I think
they are the same on Type 1.

On Sun, Oct 23, 2016 at 10:40 AM, Daniel Nohejl <d.nohejl at gmail.com> wrote:

> So after about 8k miles of trouble free driving (which has been a
> tremendous relief after years of intermittent issues), we’ve suddenly
> developed a few minor and unrelated concerns:
> 1) Yesterday, a vigorous application of the horn when a driver abruptly
> cut us off on the highway snapped the horn ring. Does anyone know if the
> part # for a Type 3 horn ring is the same as Type 1? Or does anyone have a
> good untarnished Type 3 horn ring they want to sell?
> 2) We have a hunt at cold idle when the temps drop below 60* or so. It
> begins a few minutes after driving off from a cold start. After 5-15
> minutes (shorter when warmer, longer when cooler) the idle goes back to
> normal. The car drives just fine, but the hunt is aggravating, especially
> in the AM commute. On warmer (60*+) mornings there’s no hunt at all, so the
> issue is clearly external temp related.
> General info: I haven’t touched the AAR which is the same one I’ve been
> using since installing the motor over the winter and there was no cold idle
> issue. Idle speed, dwell, timing, and valves are all fine. There are no
> idle issues once the motor is warm. The intake runners are tightened down,
> the runner boots are in good condition, and the vacuum lines are all less
> than a year old and snug. Can’t find any vac leaks.
> Any insights?
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Eugene, Oregon

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