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Old 06-20-2010, 03:51 PM
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Engine backfires through carb and wont start

I have just reinstalled my distributor after some engine work. All the engine will do when i try to crank it is pop and huff through the carb. Is the dizzy 180 degrees off? I have the engine at what I believe is TDC.
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I would try moving the distributor 180. Make sure at TDC the rotor is pointing to #1
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Yep sounds like your 180 out. It's trying to fire on the intake stroke.
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Problem solved. One hundred and eighty degrees around and down the road I went. Thanks a ton fellas.
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