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Old 01-27-2005, 03:48 PM   #1
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I just got a Sears Engine Analyzer model 161.216300 off Ebay and need a manual. I can get one from Sears for $13 but that is $11.75 more than I paid for it not including shipping! Does anyone have a manual they can copy and email me???????? I need to know how to use all the functions of this unit.

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Old 01-27-2005, 05:08 PM   #2
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i did some digging in the garage. i got model # 161.21042 sears engine analyzer for 12v and 24 volt systems. i not sure what the differences are but im sure the actuall testing is done the same. ive got everything like the manual, hookups ect.... but im not comp savy and will have to get the wifey to scan this stuff and e-mail to you or i will mail a copy for a fellow c-3r if youd like
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Old 01-27-2005, 05:12 PM   #3
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Good luck with that. I did a quick google search and all that came up were people in forums looking for manuals...haha...

Maybe bite the bullet and get one. Then you can scan it and post it online and help everyone else out?
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I have it.... the exact manual... 12 pages including the covers. Suggest a good way of sending it... copy & fax?

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just looked at the one I have, and it's the 161.210400.

Interesting that I bought it last year at an estate auction. This was the original purchaser and it had NEVER BEEN USED. The cables were still rubberbanded together (and the bands had rotted).

I may have been the first person to ever connect it up to a car !!!

here is a pic of the exact model I have:
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Does anyone know the era of these devices?
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Old 01-27-2005, 08:16 PM   #6
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late 70's id guess. mine still works too. let the boy play with it
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I have 161.2161. Bought it at an estate sale back in 1990.
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i have an old sears penske, i got from my deceased father in law, any idea how old it is? works fine, manuals are falling apart though. 60's?? 70's??
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I'd check eBay. Alot of 'good junk' out there. You may find an owners manual for it (if not today, someday). I use eBay more and more in my searching for parts, books and stuff.
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Tom454 I have it.... the exact manual... 12 pages including the covers. Suggest a good way of sending it... copy & fax?


Tom,

Any way of scanning it into something you can email me as an attachment??

Thanks!! Greg
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I can scan it, but my scanner is "low tech"... an old Umax. It will take quite a while. I have to adjust/crop each page, and then edit/convert/resize each page. Can you email me a fax number?
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Thanks Tom,

My FAX number has been emailed to you!

Thanks for your help! Greg
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Done !! Go pick it up. Have Fun
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Tom,

Got it! You da man!

Thanks Greg
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Wonder if it the manual could be hosted on the www.corvettefaq.com website?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Mike Mercury
just looked at the one I have, and it's the 161.210400.

Interesting that I bought it last year at an estate auction. This was the original purchaser and it had NEVER BEEN USED. The cables were still rubberbanded together (and the bands had rotted).

I may have been the first person to ever connect it up to a car !!!

here is a pic of the exact model I have:
Click the image to open in full size.

Does anyone know the era of these devices?
looks like the one i bought from RAC circa 1975-76
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looks like the one i bought from RAC circa 1975-76
I connected mine up to my electronic tachometer calibrater and it was not accurate at all... about 20 % off. May be due to age alone.
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I connected mine up to my electronic tachometer calibrater and it was not accurate at all... about 20 % off. May be due to age alone.

as i recall mine had a calibration screw...lets see you zeroed it out on something ....like touching the connectors together when you were in the points mode or something....it was long ago....
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hey did anyone ever post the 161210400 manual? ive looked everywhere and i cant find the sucker.
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http://powertool.manualsonline.com/m...045b29c52b.pdf
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