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We put in a rebuit straight six and have spark gas but ddoes not start tried to time to tdc and dist is at number 1 but still nothing help

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  • aphliction Apr 13, 2009

    how can we find tdc and line the dist up we took valvecover off but still does not fire how do you time it i know were tdc is we set that and put the dist at fireing 1 but still nothing

  • yadayada
    yadayada May 11, 2010

    U have something wrong with the timing, if u have air, spark and fuel injection it has to run unless the timing is off, u have missed something.

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It sounds as if you have it lined up,spun the crank to tdc and verified the intake valve on 1 opened prior to hitting TDC,did you crank the motor alot?Possibly try pulling all the spark plugs and allow any fuel in the cylinders and on the plugs to evaporate.Gasoline conducts electricity and if there is liquid fuel on the plugs they wont allow them to arc fully if at all.If you want to speed it up pull the distributor(mark its placement)this will keep the injectors from firing,and crank the motor.The compression will force alot of the raw fuel out.I have personally used this technique with great results.Rate this only if it helps.

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