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What freekin Oil Leak?
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Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Oahu
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Yes, you are right the manual says to have it removed, so my comments are incorrect with regard to lack of vacuum being the problem with getting full advance.

Anyway, it looks like I still have two problems:

1. I have no idle vacuum, so I get no ignition retard at idle. That probably wreaks havoc when I adjust idle speed and CO levels.

2. Distributor doesn't advance the specified 29 degrees at >4000 rpm. I took it apart and cleaned it and it's in perfect condition. The car only has 23k miles, so it seems strange. I also did Wayne's trick using only the starter to check premature mechanical advance - the springs aren't the problem.

Yes, I verified that there is no blockage into the throttle body. There was some slight resistance, but not enough to stop a vacuum. maybe I'll squirt some carb cleaner into it and see what happens.
'79 930 US

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