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If it has got spark and fuel, I must say it does sound like ign.

My wires was indeed hooked up 180 wrong, but so was the dist that I removed, so it cancelled each other out, but when I installed the rebuild dist (as it is supposed to) The car acted a lot like you are describing.
I then checked the wires, and indeed now the 180 error was no good. I changed it, and the car fired right up.

So, once again, you are 100% sure that you are getting timing light on the wire to the number one cyl. when the number one cyl is at TDC on the compression stroke. If not then it is 360 deg. wrong and you are firing on number four instead - Like mine did.

I know I am rambling on about the same thing, but I truly think this is just a small stupid thing, we just haven't located yet.

good luck, and take care in the training.
Carrera 3.0 1975
930 1978 OEM Matte Schwartz, ANDIAL IC, BL WUR, SC cams. LMA-3 w. XD-16 and CP transducer

Last edited by jsveb; 08-19-2011 at 11:40 AM.. Reason: spelling
Old 08-19-2011, 08:48 AM
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