Just a quick update before we get back to the more than 30 point checklist of things we must complete by Thursday.
After spending a couple of restless days and nights talking to local mechanics and GM dealerships we (and by "we" I of course mean mainly Dave) were pretty much convinced that in order to resurrect this heap we needed to perform some major surgery on the Vehicle Anti-Theft System (VATS) which included bypassing the PASS-Key system with some Radio Shack resistors. We also had seriously considered, for a brief moment, ripping out the TBI system and bolting on a carburetor or pulling the wiring harness and finding a new one. But cooler heads prevailed when we found this little guy:
Now I'm by no means a certified GM mechanic, but somehow I think the cut power wire to the VATS fuse might be important...
The November Wind
7 years ago