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      Awesome....I still dream of doing a buy then long...

      Awesome....I still dream of doing a buy then long road trip home in a new car. I have always been chicken...

      Congrats on the purchase. Keep us up to date!
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      What threw me was when the car is running I cant...

      What threw me was when the car is running I cant hear the servo motor, so I wasnt sure if it was really dialing the arm back that far.

      Had a friend over and went to tackle the Rennline fire...
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      Ok, so I was stupid on two fronts. 1. We can...

      Ok, so I was stupid on two fronts.

      1. We can test if the interior sensor is getting so hot it dials back the flappers, conversely lowering/shutting down the fans. I set the system to 8, at 60f...
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      Well and here is the catch, technically its...

      Well and here is the catch, technically its fixed. I have fans again (which started this ADHD cruise) and now I even have great heat. When the fans kick off I am seriously about ready to give in and...
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      That's an interesting thought. But simply...

      That's an interesting thought. But simply changing the temp knob brings em right back on. No squealing or weird noises.

      My fan power leads are not fused (my car is very early 86). I think I have...
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      So I can now remove and re-install a 930 autoheat...

      So I can now remove and re-install a 930 autoheat system in under 10mins. Put that on the list of crap I shouldn't be that good at.
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      Ridiculous. Well played.

      Ridiculous. Well played.
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      I am the Autoheat God

      I am the Autoheat God.....well at least a deity.

      Go get a cup of coffee, lets put this stupid problem to bed.

      Picked up the car from John Walker who I had swap the heater box cables, sheaths...
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      Read this title and immediately thought 'Must be...

      Read this title and immediately thought 'Must be a Viggen'.

      He is not wrong i guess....
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      Didnt notice you were in Renton, hope i get to...

      Didnt notice you were in Renton, hope i get to see this in person someday.
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      Out in the garage right now, I will let you know...

      Out in the garage right now, I will let you know in the morning. :)

      In other news, I fixed the Autoheat system today!

      <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/looneys_on_the_lawn/16211649668"...
    12. :thumbup: Well done.

      :thumbup:

      Well done.
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      I am a little ashamed to admit this but the P1...

      I am a little ashamed to admit this but the P1 has knocked down the F40 for my "first car purchase after winning lotto". Who do I turn in my car guy membership card too?
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      Interesting running an O2 sensor before the...

      Interesting running an O2 sensor before the turbine housing.

      The 930 narrow band sensor is upstream but traditional wisdom is to place a WB sensor after the turbine housing to get the most...
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      Nice Beaver. :)

      Nice Beaver. :)
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      Y u no call when play cars?

      Y u no call when play cars?
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      Yeah, that precipice is a tough place to be. I...

      Yeah, that precipice is a tough place to be. I guess the better question is why do you think about selling it? Money, space, time etc. then work backwards and ask yourself very honestly if selling it...
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      <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/looneys_on_the_lawn/8932270451" title="IMG_0739 by Shannon, on Flickr"><img src="https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5441/8932270451_a19194d1ce_c.jpg" width="800"...
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      Oh man, I wish. The other side of that coin is...

      Oh man, I wish. The other side of that coin is that the limited storage space is what keeps me from buying more bad ideas.
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      Rather than pull an 'emmetlodge' and creating a...

      Rather than pull an 'emmetlodge' and creating a new thread I will put this here.

      I discovered all this fan BS on a quick 'blow dry' run after I washed the car. I usually head down to the water for...
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