My name is Dale.
I am probably as close to being a specialist for your car as you are going to find here on JustAnswers. Most of my experience is designing, racing and modifying Corvettes but I have worked on a few Ferrari's during the last 50+ years of playing with different vehicles. So I would guess that I can help you, (to a point with your drivability and other problems with the vehicle).
Do you have any pictures of the engine that you could post here for me to look at. Especially the ignition and injection system. How long since the fuel filter has been replaced? Please try to get as much identification of the engine, such as the displacement, number of cylinders and/or any other serial or model number stampings or plates that could help me do the research needed to start the diagnostic procedures.
PS- If you do not have any, please go to you loacl auto parts store and pick up a can of the Spray style of Chemtoll. "NOTHING ELSE" for use as a fuel diagnostic tool.
I am into the page you sent, so now what are we trying to accomplish. From what I can tell you have a drive-ability problem. So what I want you to do is pull the air cleaner hose off that feed the plenum. Spray some chemtool in the plenum after it starts and tell me if it will continue to run as long as you spray the chemtool into the plenum.
Let me know.
Viewing the pictures and parts list it does have a ecu ( Electronic Control Module) on it for the ignition.
What was the problem? I would like to know for the next guy that runs into this problem.
Would you be so kind as to share what you found?
Well My Friend,
I have seen just about everything you can think of and a bunch that you cannot over the last 50 years. Especially on limited production vehicles such as yours. They seem to think it is OK to make short cuts because anyone that can afford this type of a vehicle can afford a problem or two, once in a while. I really is built in vehicle breakdown $$ generating type fabrication work.
Thanks for letting me know so I have some idea of where to look for the next poor ( I do not mean that $$ wise) guy that gets hammered with this type of a problem.
Some of the stuff I saw, even on the production line vehicles when I was an Arbitrator for Cadillac Motor Car Division & Chrysler would make you wonder how in the world they ever get it right.
PS- All and I mean ALL of my electrical connection on the cars & trucks I repaired or designed and built has their connections soldered and then covered with shrink wrap and then 3-M Quality electrical tape. But then again that is just me.
All the Best.
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