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84 Z31 Turbo - Rough idle and poor slow accelleration

I just adjusted the distributor on My 84 300zx turbo (advanced the spark I guess). I did this because when I wanted to accellerate quickly, it would cough, like a ping or a misfire. But it would idle fine.

After the adjustment, it idles like **** and slow accelleration is full of missfires or pinging. When I stomp on it though, it hauls *** and behaves very well :)

To those who know - Please tell me if I can regain a smooth idle and keep the fast accelleration characteristics

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I would suggest a few things ... first and the most important... check that you have the wires in the proper order on the distributer. next have the timing checked.


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