Saving a 1965 Viva HA Deluxe in PEI, Canada

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Re: Saving a 1965 Viva HA Deluxe in PEI, Canada

Postby jpsmit » Sat Aug 17, 2019 2:56 pm

No I live at Lake Shore and Brown's Line - opposite end of town, I had no idea what it is called but googled it and it appears to be called Switches and Thangs.
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Re: Saving a 1965 Viva HA Deluxe in PEI, Canada

Postby Nmatjasic » Wed Aug 21, 2019 12:43 am

Great success! Got the Vauxhall started today. Was working on a 1931 model A doing timing and getting it started which was a success so I got motivated to figure out what was keeping my vauxhall from running.

Ended up being the fuel filter which I assumed was working. Bypassed it temporarily and I had to give it acceleration to get it going at first and keep it going. Runs rough but it runs.

Now to replace fuel filter, carb tune up, timing adjust and see where that takes me
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Re: Saving a 1965 Viva HA Deluxe in PEI, Canada

Postby Fred Dukes » Thu Aug 22, 2019 5:36 pm

Sorry Fred has moved the HA manuals on to a keen member :roll:
CHAIRMAN and general dogs body and now Acting Parts Coordinator! (again :roll: )
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Re: Saving a 1965 Viva HA Deluxe in PEI, Canada

Postby Bob perry » Sun Aug 25, 2019 3:03 pm

Hi Nick, did the steering wheel badge arrive O.K.?
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Re: Saving a 1965 Viva HA Deluxe in PEI, Canada

Postby Nmatjasic » Sun Aug 25, 2019 4:15 pm

Bob perry wrote:Hi Nick, did the steering wheel badge arrive O.K.?
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Not yet, I'm sure it'll get here but might come in a month lol. Canada post is slow especially getting stuff to the island.

I'll let you know when it does.
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Re: Saving a 1965 Viva HA Deluxe in PEI, Canada

Postby Nmatjasic » Sun Aug 25, 2019 6:49 pm

Fred Dukes wrote:Sorry Fred has moved the HA manuals on to a keen member :roll:


No worries, I saw them too late as well. I have a full service manual + suppliment manuals and haynes manual on their way so that should help me
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Re: Saving a 1965 Viva HA Deluxe in PEI, Canada

Postby Nmatjasic » Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:56 pm

Bob perry wrote:Hi Nick, did the steering wheel badge arrive O.K.?
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HI Bob, got the steering wheel badge in the mail yesterday. Thanks again. It's in much better shape than mine and now I don't feel bad experimenting with my old one.
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