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      Saab Distributor

      Well, I might still be talking to myself here, but, I still haven't concored the 2 wire saab distributor wiring, though I haven't given up, I bought a 3 wire Saab distrubutor for $100 off ebay.
      Now...
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      2 prong Saab distributor

      I spent hours trying to research this distributor last night with no real progress made. I'm at a loss for how there could be no attainable information on this. The internet has truely let me down.
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      Thanks. He called it an energy field type which...

      Thanks.
      He called it an energy field type which is what it looks like with copper coiling arround the hub.
      The diagram was for a hall sending unit, but it sounds like it has an icm so there will...
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      There are 3 differnt types of 8v Saab...

      There are 3 differnt types of 8v Saab distributors that will work.
      One with points one with a hall sender and one with a 2 prong connection that I'm still trying to figure out how to wire up. (If...
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      I'm glad to see that this thread is still going. ...

      I'm glad to see that this thread is still going.
      I have a question about the saab dizzy.
      I bought one without much info on it and another that will be in next week. The one I have has no harness...
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      I got my emissions hooked up (crank case, fuel...

      I got my emissions hooked up (crank case, fuel tank and lower carb vents) I feel good about it and mostly I didn't like smelling the fumes comming from under the hood. Banjo fittings into the metal...
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      I let myself get weird sometimes. No appologies

      I let myself get weird sometimes. No appologies
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      I said early on the cam timing I ment late, it's...

      I said early on the cam timing I ment late, it's hardly retarded at all that's how the break in will correct it.
      I 'm not always sure it I'm still talking about the car sometimes, I know that I am...
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      17.5 Pilot Jets

      As I said 17.5 Pilot jets, WOW!
      I didn't expect that.
      Now I'm not sure how to discribe the throttle response.
      I thought I was supposed to lose some low rpm punch w/short runners.
      Cam timing's...
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      Yea..Yea......Yea, thats pretty!

      Yea...Yea......Yea, thats pretty!
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      I'm not sure what to make out of that.... Clean...

      I'm not sure what to make out of that....
      Clean the carbs, get to know your carbs and jet them correctly..... That's it.., watch for vacuum leaks..
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      Thanks guys, I found the lc-1 manual online since...

      Thanks guys, I found the lc-1 manual online since my computer is too old for the disk that came with it, windows xp must pre-date win 98 ( I'm not a computer guy) 9 blinks is low voltage my reverse...
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      Innovative LC-1

      How long does it usualy take to get the the warm up calibration on a Innovative LC-1 wideband air fuel set-up?
      I'm also looking to upgrade my front upper strut mounts and I'm seeing alot more...
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      I installed the rebuilt head. The "euro spec"...

      I installed the rebuilt head.
      The "euro spec" (re-ground exhaust cam) intake cam was junk. The profile didn't look right from the start but once I installed it it slammed against the lifters...
    15. These guys aren't wrong about tha abf essentialy...

      These guys aren't wrong about tha abf essentialy that what I've been building.
      Are there any 1.6 16v's avaliable? A Polo maby. They're light and fun.
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      Sticky: WTB 16v intake manifold flange or complete for r1 carb spacing. 3/8 mild steel

      WTB 16v intake manifold flange or complete manifold for r1 carb spacing.
      3/8 mild steel
    17. You said it yourself, all options require...

      You said it yourself, all options require compromise.
      A 1.3 I've never seen here in the USA, but it might be fun to stack some head gaskets and bolt the ko4 turbo up to it. Just a thought.
      How much...
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      MLS ABA head gasket on a 9A

      I ordered a victor reinz MLS head gasket OEM for a ABA engine, for my 9A.
      It lines up ok should work fine but the water channels are just round rather than conforming to the tryangle-ish shape on...
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      I changed my mind I'm going to buy the rebuild...

      I changed my mind I'm going to buy the rebuild head.
      It's dirt cheap at about $300 shipped, which is what worries me but in the long run if its good, and his feedback seems ok, than I think that it...
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      Valve seals

      I ordered the tool to do the valve guides in car.
      I'm going to try to save some pennys for a remanufactured head or to rebuild the PL from the old engine. The "remanufactured one that I found on...
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