Vha Vha Vega..

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Re: Vha Vha Vega..

Postby bigair49 » Tue Apr 18, 2017 8:14 pm

Wouldn't you know it.. drove the Vega to and from work today and she didn't miss a beat. I even layed into it for a wile. Took it out after dinner and same thing,she ran like a top. Weird..Im thinking crap in the carb??
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Re: Vha Vha Vega..

Postby Monza Harry » Tue Apr 18, 2017 8:27 pm

Well Jess also a "Contender" this time of year is water from condensation, try a little "Gas Line Anti-Freeze" to alleviate that possibility, 99¢ fix and good insurance either way. Harry
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Re: Vha Vha Vega..

Postby bigair49 » Tue Apr 18, 2017 8:38 pm

Ya I'll try that Harry.
Engine problems aside, I am really enjoying the new S10 set up and the new stance is close but when the V8 goes in I plan on a tiny bit taller in the front to balance it out
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Re: Vha Vha Vega..

Postby bigair49 » Sun Jan 20, 2019 8:04 pm

Its been awhile since i updated this project. I got tired of chasing the carb issues so i bought a reman carb from rock auto. I bolted it on,set the idle and the thing runs like new. I haven't done much else but drive it and attend a few car shows and cruises .

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Re: Vha Vha Vega..

Postby bigair49 » Sun Jan 20, 2019 8:09 pm

I took the vega out for some fun in the snow today



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Re: Vha Vha Vega..

Postby Kenova » Sun Jan 20, 2019 9:17 pm

Reminds me of the '77 Astre I had in the late '70s.
As soon as the temp hit -20*c it wouldn't start.
-19*c, no problem.
-20*c, forget about it.
When it ran though it was a blast to drive in the winter.

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Re: Vha Vha Vega..

Postby bigair49 » Sun Jan 20, 2019 10:16 pm

Ah.. Ken the choke works nice in the cold and it starts right up and stays running. still smokes and lacks power but man its fun
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