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Old 03-17-2008, 01:58 PM
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carb backfiring (module)?

hey guys got a problem.my car ran great 3 days ago but today i went to start it and all of the sudden my carb started to backfire my car started to shake.it will not stay running now.my engine builder said it might be the module in dist.its a pertonix flame-thrower.new set up i bought in january this year.any commits would be helpful.thanks

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Ayuh,..... It could be trying to run,... Lean......

Changed the Fuel Filter lately,..??

I hang out a a Boating Forum, iboats.com..... There are Many, Many guys who've gone to the Pertronic's Ignitions,....
No Complaints over there about them,... Pretty much a Set It,+ Forget It thing.......
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Check to see if distributor is still locked down solid, I've seen them loosen up and timing change.


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hey guys got a problem.my car ran great 3 days ago but today i went to start it and all of the sudden my carb started to backfire my car started to shake.it will not stay running now.my engine builder said it might be the module in dist.its a pertonix flame-thrower.new set up i bought in january this year.any commits would be helpful.thanks
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flooded carb out so bad it fouled the plugs so bad they were not even firing.bought new plugs works great.thanks
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