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Running lean has new fuel and airfilters ign

Running lean has new fuel and airfilters ign timing is all over the palce when checked with a timing light , this car was dropped of to me to sort out , i have no info at all the plugs show lean and has a lean burn missfire , the plug show too much ign as the colur is nearly around to the body of the plug on the earth electrode . any idea , all the vauum lines and there are alot sem tobe in place . i have not put a vauum guage on the car yet. thanks for your help Ross from New zealand

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Check MAP sensor. The timing is computer controlled and can be set when set timing mode is on.

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