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Old 11-11-2012, 04:05 PM
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Originally Posted by mustang 671 View Post
your timing has to be out . have you got the vacum hose onto the dizzy. have you timed it up with a light ? plugs ok ? no air leaks ? cheque with some carb cleaner when running. the engine will pick up quickly if there is a air gap and it will get sucked in and you will hear a different engine pitch sound for a secound or to.

bet its timed up wrong , all plug leads corrcetly fitted and to correct numbered plugs ?

i would start again with the timing light and double check everything before you start it again
I have triple checked the wires are all correct, brand new plugs, the timing should be at about 10* at idle with the vac advance line removed from the carb and plugged correct?

i will check for leaks

Originally Posted by techinspector1 View Post
Valve adjustment too tight. Use the "jiggle up and down" method instead of the "twist the pushrod" method.
i will double check the valves before i start it up, thanks
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