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Old 06-12-2004, 10:44 AM
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Several things. I don't think your torque wrench lied, it's normal to have to retighten the manifold bolts after a few heat cycles. Are your step up pistons and metering rods able to move freely. If you have a big cam and stiff step up springs there may not be enough vacuum to pull the metering rods down ito the jets at idle. Did you ever completely fix the vacuum leak? If not you may have the same problem as the big cam problem. By the check for vacuum leaks with WD-40 instead of starting fluid. The engine will thank you for it.
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