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Old 12-11-2012, 07:11 PM
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Originally Posted by 89k1500 View Post
Also I want to say we did put heavier weights on the distriburator(before the fuel pump issue) and I hav't messed with timing since.
Heavier weights, or springs?

The earlier you can bring in the mechanical advance, the better. The advance should be all in by no later than 3000 rpm in most cases. If you used heavier springs, that's going in the wrong direction unless you were having detonation.

Did you read the link I gave you on timing? ANY good timing info will do, it doesn't need to come from here.

Get the timing sorted out first, THEN the carb.
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