By naterisch
11/21/2016
Last week, when I talked about troubleshooting a car that seemed to be running on only one or two cylinders, I said, “On most carbureted cars, since all cylinders share the same carb and intake manifold, misfiring on a subset of cylinders is usually an ignition-related problem. However, on a fuel-injected car like a tii, since there are individual fuel-injection lines, the cause can be fuel-delivery-related.
By naterisch
11/12/2016
It starts in a moment, from a singular point in time and space. There is no moving backwards, no pre-loading in a vain attempt to generate extra energy. The right hand just goes with no hesitation, no meandering from its path—decisive and purposeful. Then it strikes its target.
By naterisch
11/12/2016
I don’t really fix other people’s cars for money, but every once in a while I do favors for people, particularly if they tell me a good story. Last year, a guy who found my contact information on bmw2002faq called me (and who calls anyone these days, really?).
By naterisch
11/05/2016
A month has gone by without the 228i I borrowed from BMW USA, and I really miss it! We had some great times together, from short adventures to longer ones, and each time I got behind the wheel I always seemed to fall more and more in love with that car.
By naterisch
11/05/2016
As those of you who follow me on Facebook know, I’ve had a bit of a hiccup in my professional life. I am no longer full-time at Bentley Publishers. I have gone back to the geophysics job I had for 30 years, at least for now, and will likely be working with Bentley on a project-by-project basis.

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