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Well I finally found the root problem that has bedeviled this car from day one.
The piece in the distributor that responds to the vacuum pod was almost frozen up. I stripped the dizzy down last night - after playing with some timing scenarios in terms of retard/adv - hoping to fiddle some more advance in pre boost. This part did not seem to be behaving properly.
Once I pulled the core unit out of the dizzy that hooks up with the pod, I could barely turn it in my hands. I can suck on the pod now and watch it move.
My timing specs call for 26 deg BTDC with no vac. So, I was able to time this up for max advance OK, but the pre boost range of timing was non existent.
The car pulls as smooth as from 1000 rpm now.
Now I just have to get my WUR to behave. But I am quite sure this is the problem - the car is behaving sooo much better.
Old 08-01-2008, 05:16 PM
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