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Reply by v8jet

Guys, thanks you (and ALL info is gratefully received !!). We've had the engine and trans as one out of the car a number of times but...

Reply by rocky

I often miss this, because the forum doesn't make it clear, but he is discussing the removal of a Mangusta driveline package. So while...
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Reply by sig

Yes, it is possible to remove the gearbox without removing the engine. I did it last week-end (photo). I kept the exhaust system...

Reply by david3449

Just because the engine cranks and runs does not mean you have quality grounds and connections. More modern , computer controlled engine...

Reply by ufo-low

Yes, I think that is quite possible. Loose connections, bad grounds, and corrosion cause all kinds of electrical problems. An easy fix...
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Reply by mkeh

from what I've read, keep the wings attached to the rear spine, undo the four bolts to the spine and take the entire assembly off (with...

Reply by does200

Actually I am finding it very easy to get to the plugs, so at 64 it seems I haven't lost too much nimbleness. Almost all the plugs look...
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Reply by rick

It can be done but you end up having to tilt the motor forward. The distributor cap MUST be removed or you'll be replacing the back window.

Reply by warrenvictor

I have a question for the group..... Can a slightly loose cable on the negative battery terminal cause fluctuations in the voltmeter...

Reply by ufo-low

As if you need any more input ... how old is the car's battery, and are the cells all full? A healthy battery has very low internal...
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Reply by husker

Can the existing one be repaired? Are you looking for suggestions for replacing the radiator? Are you looking for weight reduction with...
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Reply by sjdennis

Interesting topic! The challenge is usually access. Unless the engine is out of the car, it is a challenge just to get a socket and...
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Reply by wellis

It is one of the great misconceptions of cars. Rare does not equate to expensive. The Longchamp is a pleasure to drive and like it’s...
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Reply by markcharlton

I agree it is low, but a lot of work will be involved if someone doesn’t want an all-red custom Longchamp. Last week I counted 12...
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Reply by david3449

Again good solid connections and low resistance in your grounds are important. I had replaced the stock alt with a third gen Ford alt.

Reply by warrenvictor

Thanks so muchI will get back to y'all once its figured out and fixed!Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone

Reply by jfb05177

my "WAG" is purely based on an acadimic view of the drawings. . . for the intermidiant lamp, Loose wire possible (in no particulair...
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Reply by warrenvictor

Hi JFB receipt says Alternator OEM type and voltage regulator 1997 Only 1000 miles driven since resto! Thoughts? Thanks

Reply by jfb05177

the G/R wire from the alternator to the S terminal on the regulator is poor connection OR the "switch over" in the regulator gone bad.
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Reply by warrenvictor

Thank you JFB! I would have to check on the alternator/regulator to see. Car was totally nut and bolt restored by Dennis Quella at...

Reply by jfb05177

12.7 VDC is good for just the battery 14.7 running is good, showing the alternator is charging the swing and the lamp on . . . not good...
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Reply by warrenvictor

Yes David, But let's get back to my question....Are my readings in the normal range? And why does the meter read (bounce) between 14.7...

Reply by david3449

JFB has excellent powers of observation!! Thrilled we all learned something and a happy out come.

Reply by warrenvictor

Thank you all for your great input! I changed battery in meter and made a difference. I get 12.7V at battery and 14.7-15.3V (reading...

Reply by jfb05177

WarrenVictor, as for your DMM displaying higher than expected, I wonder if that "battery" icon on the left is an indication the battery...
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Reply by david3449

I have the same harbor freight meter as a part of my survival tool kit. Mine reads close to a commercial Fluke meter. I got lucky. The...

Reply by dickruzzin

That should not happen. I have no idea. Do not ground out the amp gauge as that will destroy it, $200.00. The posts should be protected.
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