What is the sound of one piston slapping?
What is the sound of one piston slapping?
Crusty!
Crusty!

Mostly good news on my Dumpster Fire Saab: it once again lives!

Over the last week or so it was treated to an entirely new cooling system, new vacuum bushings, and 4 gallons of fresh fuel.

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The aforementioned “pumping marbles” sound heard at the fuel pump seems to have been solved by bleeding the fuel lines. Odd, but that is CIS for you.

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Illustration for article titled Project Dumpster Fire - Down but not out

I was also able to re-use the cold-start/ Lambda injector’s fuel line by just trimming it slightly. Fingers crossed the old, brittle hard line continues to hold.

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Next up is to get it up on the ramps and install a hot start relay, then it should be road-worthy again.

Should.

Doggos for your time.

Illustration for article titled Project Dumpster Fire - Down but not out

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