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Old 03-04-2012, 06:15 PM
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Originally Posted by lt1silverhawk
Oh, so its strictly a timing issue then.


Btw, I just tried adjusting the idle screws down to 5 full turns ,and then 4 full turns. Both times, the truck started up and revved with no issues and immediately shut off when the ignition was cut. So I am hoping that, at least for the time being, the engine is in an acceptable operating zone in case i need to move it before getting to the timing.
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If its idling too high, do not adjust the mixture screws.
Idle speed is set by the idle speed screw on the driver's side of the carb.
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