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Old 05-10-2014, 09:46 PM
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Tman, if you had distributor off and have somebody crank engine with your thumb over spark plug opening, you can see where the pointer is when compression is evident .....
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To set the timing I put it 10 degrees BTDC on compression stroke and the rotor is pointing to number 1 on the cap which is pointing towards the rear of the engine correct?
Yes that sound right, can you verify your wiring against this diagram..
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Ok got it to run (out of gas).But the only way it will start is the distributor turned all the clockwise,and the throttle wide open.But won't stay running on its own.
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Ok got it to run (out of gas).But the only way it will start is the distributor turned all the clockwise and the throttle wide open
Your distributor is off 1 tooth, pull and restab it 1 tooth CCW. Was that with the 5.0 computer?
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Yes with the 5.0 computer
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Nothing's working guys..Im about ready to give up and put a carb back on it.
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