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Old 10-22-2011, 08:29 PM
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Originally Posted by 69chevyLWB
I will have to try out the tip in method, forgot about that.
The secondaries have about 3/4 turn on them. There is two good streams coming out of the accelerator pump. i started it up again and it kind of surges and as a rough idle. i dont really know what to do. getting frustrated. on monday im gonna call Cliff and see what he thinks. not that you guys arent good help its just i bought the parts from him so maybe he'll have a better idea.
Double check the easy things first- the firing order (1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2) and be real sure #5 and #7 isn't swapped at the cap or at the plugs. The plugs should be fresh. Cap and rotor good, wires good. PCV connected and plumbed right.

Check closely for vacuum leaks and be sure of the timing. These are all things Cliff will no doubt also want you to double check, so that way you can eliminate them before calling.

Good luck.
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