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01-21-2016, 10:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,894
Posted By xccoach4ever

There are only 3 battery manufacturers I believe...

There are only 3 battery manufacturers I believe in the car battery field left today:
Exide
Johnson Controls
East Penn/Deka


All of these companies make good and bad products. Mostly it...
06-17-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,663
Posted By xccoach4ever

update

I figured out what was wrong. My timing chain was a tad loose.

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The...
05-14-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,663
Posted By xccoach4ever

By the way, no offense taken at all. I've made...

By the way, no offense taken at all. I've made about every mistake I can in this process.

What kind of a reading should I look for in a compression test? I think I read once that you want all the...
05-14-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,663
Posted By xccoach4ever

1) motor won't start off ether. Tried last week...

1) motor won't start off ether. Tried last week and last night

2) Friend only helped me put it in time. Yes at TDC on compression stroke.

3) has not started at any point in the process

4)...
05-14-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,663
Posted By xccoach4ever

A previous owner had removed the filter that...

A previous owner had removed the filter that screws into the carb. It has an inline filter between the fuel pump and carb. I actually changed it just because I had a new one at home.

The thing is...
05-13-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,663
Posted By xccoach4ever

I still haven't got this fixed. :-arrgh I...

I still haven't got this fixed. :-arrgh

I took the carb off and inspected the needle/seat. Everything looked good. I tok it apart, cleaned it, then re-installed it. It acted like it wanted to...
05-09-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,625
Posted By xccoach4ever

78 ford guy: Before you do anything like change...

78 ford guy:
Before you do anything like change the fuel tank, sender, etc listen to what FMC400 says about diagnosing. He has been helping me with a problem and I like you tried things out of...
05-07-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,663
Posted By xccoach4ever

Hear ye, Hear ye all must bow down before the...

Hear ye, Hear ye all must bow down before the King of Idiots which is me! I'm a moron.:(

The trouble is not ignition related at all! I got the distributor in correctly with the help of a neighbor...
05-07-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,663
Posted By xccoach4ever

I had spark at the plugs previously but again I...

I had spark at the plugs previously but again I had changed the distributor so if I didn't get it installed right, I might have spark but at the wrong time.

Is there any correlation between the...
05-06-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,663
Posted By xccoach4ever

Update: I used a little starter fluid tonight...

Update:
I used a little starter fluid tonight and it didn't work. I have the blinking light so at this point the only thing it could be is that I installed the distributor wrong? I went back over it...
05-05-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,663
Posted By xccoach4ever

Sounds good. I may start by double checking I...

Sounds good. I may start by double checking I installed the distributor right. In theory though if I was off a tooth wouldn't it still start?
05-05-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,663
Posted By xccoach4ever

I have spark at the plug. I thought it was weaker...

I have spark at the plug. I thought it was weaker than it should be though.

What do I test next?
05-05-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,663
Posted By xccoach4ever

Sorry I left out some important info in that last...

Sorry I left out some important info in that last post. After installing the distributor, I have a blinking light! Rotor is turning. I tested the gas flow just in case and it is strong.

So at this...
05-05-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,663
Posted By xccoach4ever

I thought last night it might be the pickup since...

I thought last night it might be the pickup since I had power going to the module and the module is brand new so I got a pickup coil and started to install it. I never could get the stator (I think)...
05-04-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,663
Posted By xccoach4ever

The voltage at the coil with it connected at the...

The voltage at the coil with it connected at the batt side was 6.75 with the key in the run position.
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