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Old 06-27-2012, 07:10 PM
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timing and starting problem

I have a 1978 trans am with a chevy small block 400 it is built im told 550hp i can get it running then i time it shut it off then to start it again i have to mess with the timing then time it all over again any help please?


Other problem same car is the starter i keep busting starters and fly wheels i found that the starter keeps coming loose i lock light it and still loose it turns over hard and slow iv tried a mini starter but with the headers it wont fit any help?

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What is the initial timing set at? Race engine or street engine? High compression etc. Vacuum advance distributor, mechanical advance. Some of those answers may help people help you.
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