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Old 01-03-2007, 09:03 PM
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Black cap on ALDA

After searching and reading I was contemplating adjusting the ALDA. The black cap wasn't setting flush and had a slight crack in it. Is there a particular spot for the screw for the factory setting so I can tell how much it has been turned? Will it hurt anything with the black cap being cracked...it seems to be running fine.
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Old 01-03-2007, 09:09 PM
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nothing wrong with the black cap. Its just a tamper seal. Peal the sheet metal off around it and adjust the ALDA if your car is slow off the line.
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Old 01-03-2007, 09:12 PM
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While I have not messed with the ALDA setting on my car, I have read many posts here about the subject. Some successful, some not so successful!

My recommendation would be to do a 'search' on the subject and get some feel of your own whether to adjust or not.

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Old 01-03-2007, 09:35 PM
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There is a locking nut on there correct? The screw appears to be about 1/4 inch above the nut.
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Old 01-04-2007, 08:30 PM
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I adjusted mine last week. I picked off black cap. 8mm bolt, surrounding flat screwdriver adjust. I marked slot with white out on ALDA. WAs able to fit 8 mm driver, loosened, backed off 1/4 turn, retightened 8mm, keeping screw in place. Wunder-bar!
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Old 01-04-2007, 09:32 PM
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what were your results of your change to the alda?
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Old 01-05-2007, 07:09 AM
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Prior to adjustment, MUCH black smoke out of tail pipe under heavy throttle. A LOT of grease build up on trunk, bumper, sooted up left tail light. Now a small amount of smoke.
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