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We changed plugs and wires and no wont start anyone got an idea why?

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  • cywolf May 25, 2008

    i have the book and firing order is according to book. it tries to start but it acts like not enough of something. if that makes since?


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Hi, ok you might have changed the firing-order from the distributor cap to the sparkplugs.

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    Mish Keven May 28, 2008

    like to help....but will need to know exactly what work has been carried out on the vehicle, are the plugs gapped correctly?, do these checks, also check for fuel starvation or flooding of fuel, this can be checked by remove the top cover from the carburettor and if you cannot smell fuel, then while cranking choke the carb by covering it by hand and if it sounds like it wants to start carry on with this procedure. remember to give the startermotor a break now and then otherwise you can damage it.


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