Tii Throttle Valve Failure

I recently had to replace the throttle valve ($108) on my 1972 Tii (71,000 mi.). It turns out that there are two steel bearings (steel on steel) which guide the shaft running from the throttle valve to the injection pump that are not lubricated. The absence of...

Tii Fuel Pump Belt Maintenance Tip

I suggest that you periodically remove the black plastic cover to the fuel injection pump on your tii and examine the belt. Mine shredded apart and I had to replace it on the road. Replacing it when you want to in your garage beats replacing it when it has to be...

Tii Braided Fuel Line Replacement

At some time in your car’s life, you will need to replace the braided fuel line, BMW part number 16121 108 711, a two-meter length, for around $9. You will need almost all of it to do a complete job, since there are five pieces to replace. This is an excellent...

Tii Fuel Line Abrasion Solution

Since the fuel pump on the 2002 tii is an electric one, it keeps pumping as long as the ignition is on. In case of a break in the fuel line, fuel will be pumped out in a steady stream as long as the ignition is on. Beware of abrasion of the fuel line between the fuel...

Tuning Bosch Electronic Fuel Injection System

I am a member of the Chicago SAAB Club. I’d like to share some information about tuning the Bosch electronic fuel injection system with your members. In trying to locate a fuel pressure test gauge for my ’74 99LE and 99EMS SAABs, I found that no one in the...

Synchronizing Idle Adjustment On Dual Carbs

If you want an easy (if expensive) way to synchronize the idle adjustment on dual-carb sixes, Beck/Arnley distributors sell a unit called AUT0-SYN for $18 (J. C. Whitney price: $14.98). It fits all carbs with 2″ intake necks, but for $2.50 you can get a special...