Date: Sun, 28 Apr 2002 19:42:39 +0100
From: danny <dannynopsamia-esprezzo.com>
Subject: Re: wrong idle control valve and other scrapyard stuff


KeithG wrote: > Danny, > > The AIC is a different type and is not compatible.It is a motor type vs. a > solenoid type like you and I have. The LH unit which works with it is > programmed to run the motor one way then the other. Yours is programmed to > change the duty cycle on the solenoid. DI cassette is about $300.00 US. Take > care to keep your plugs gapped and use the correct NGK only plugs to ensure > long life, but you know this already. > > KeithG > btw. the silvia is the best coffee purchase I have yet made. > Thanks for the info, Keith. Yes, you're right - I look after my NGK's :) I don't, however, look after my timing chain or auto box, both of which now have a noise and both of which are well beyond my wallet or skills to fix. The timing chain (actually more the balance chain) has a nice rattle now (at 135k miles) and the auto gearbox has a bearing-like sound when drive is engaged, whether stationary or moving. I guess it doesn't like towing a Gaggia but I can't do anything about that at this time. Glad to hear you are enjoying Ms Silvia :) I'm off to practice some latte art, what with all the recent posts in alt-c. -- Regards, Danny http://www.gaggia-espresso.com (a purely hobby site) http://www.dannyscoffee.com (UK advert for my mobile espresso service) swap Z for above characters in email address to reply

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