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Old 05-17-2004, 06:33 PM
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Seems the car has been sitting and don't want to run. I got the carb checked out OK and the dist seems to have no effect when rotated in either direction you know how they will cause a cranking load if advanced too far..this guy just sits there and let the enging spin and spin...occasionally if I put in starter fluid it fires but won't keep going. I took off a spartk plug wire and found it does spark but not regularily. It just dont' want to run. I did notice the voltage falls below 8 volts during crank maybe the coil is weak or bad..but seems it would be easier to replace the whole unit as I did get it used. But last fall before winter it ran like a champ perfectly just seems to have gotten lazy over the winter. Iwas thinking of putting an independent battery charger onto the battery connection of the dist. and useing the on board battery to crank it probably try that tomorrow.
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