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Re: [T3] 72 square, rough idle, #1 missing?

On Fri, 2002-03-08 at 09:02, Jim Adney wrote:
> On 7 Mar 2002, at 19:29, Drake Lawson wrote:

> > I am not entirely sure what the problem is, is it runing too rich and loading
> > up at idle? there are those extra resistors that someone put in line with the
> > head temp sensor. But if those are removed then the idle will drop to a point
> > where it barely runs. Shes going on a 400 mile round trip this weekend, maybe
> > the gods will favor me and everythign will be fine when I get back :) 
> I don't know what to make of the extra resistor. I'd like to suggest that you 
> jumper around it, at least temporarily, to see if you can find what the REAL 
> problem was that prompted someone to put it in there. If the idle drops, you'll 
> have to raise it back up. See how it drives with the resistor jumped, perhaps 
> it will clear up if it gets driven a bit. (I'm grasping at straws here....)  
The inline resistor for the head temperature sensor was a factory cure
for a lean running idle. The one that the factory supplied as a
"service" part was 250 ohm. I have one around here someplace. Just
haven't run across yet.

Russ Wolfe
'66 FB MT (It drove)
'71 FB AT 
'65 Bug (not running)

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