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Whats the best way to check for firing problems on a 305 high out put somebody hooked up the battery cables backwards then tried to boost it with a battery charger and now i have no fire. computer ?????

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Most definitley thats your problem what is the make and model car im guessing an 86 camaro 5.0 tune port ? if so please reply to post i have computers for that car . hope this helps

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