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I'm still in heaven!!!

Lauren, are you going to DCS 06? I need someone to hug. Ben wouldn't
let me either, this time I had to hug the tree:) Just kidding of
course. It's going to take all I have to go back to college and
focus on finals now, thanks Mike:)


--- In DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, mike clemens <rmclemns@xxxx> wrote:
> Josh's car, moving under it's own power was good, but
> not near as good as seeing the smiles on his and
> Cousin Ben's faces when they returned from their spin
> around the block.  I could have keeled over with a
> heart attack and they would have kept on grinning and
> jiving.
> To expound on his problems---when we got it started,
> idle was around 2000 rpm and if you tried to open the
> throttle at all, it would hesitate and try to quit.
> Let off the gas and it would stabilize at 2000 rpm
> again.  After we got it warmed up, rpm's leveled out
> at 2500 rpm, but the throttle worked without much
> hesitation.  Any ideas on this high idle problem??
> Second problem----we bled the clutch as per all the
> advice given by the Forum members and it appeared to
> work.  Once we got it running, we couldn't get it into
> gear without pumping the clutch five or six times,
> then it would go into reverse and all gears.
> After running a while, we could not get it to shift
> into reverse at all.  I'm thinking he's got bad seals
> in either the master cylinder or the slave cylinder,
> but not sure which, that is allowing the pressure to
> bleed down.  Any ideas on this??
> Last question---does the RPM relay have any control
> (even remotely) over the spark put out by the coil??
> I'm 99% sure his relay is bad (intermitant open) and
> while trouble shooting, I noticed no spark from the
> coil.
> I really appreciate all the help and encourgement you
> folks have given in this little quest.  Josh, I know,
> is thrilled!!
> Mike      TPS      1630
> PS:  See Lauren, I told you we'd get it going, and he
> still wants to hug me, but that ain't gonna happen
> this lifetime. :-)
> --- Josh Porter <joshp1986@xxxx> wrote:
> > I was wanting to let everyone know about my good
> > news. I drove my car
> > down to the end of the street on it's own and it was
> > good. It still
> > needs lots of work but it is by far the best day to
> > date. There is a
> > small problem. My rpm is still at 2500, there is
> > smothing else that I
> > am suppossed to ask but I can't remember. Mike will
> > be able to tell
> > you.
> >
> > I'm telling you it was GREAT!!! I just wich Mike
> > would have gone with
> > me, he deserves to drive it more than to tell you
> > the truth, but for
> > some reason he won't. Maybe it's because it is a
> > MANuall:)
> >
> > Josh
> >
> >
> >
> >
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