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Old 12-20-2012, 09:03 AM
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Originally Posted by cobalt327 View Post
Good spark rules out most ignition probs.

Check to see if the timing chain is shot. Check the rotor position w/#1 at TDC. Should be just before #1 or #6 distributor cap terminal. If it's not the timing chain has slipped or is very worn (and a car will run like that sometimes- but not well. And restarting it could be very hard).

Could be the rings are still stuck and it has very little compression. A compression test would tell that tale.
Don't rule distributor installed a tooth out.....
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