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Hi, Have an 1977 RR fitted with '88 EFI running gear. Recently motor has refused to start when it has been raining overnight or there is damp/dew in the morning. Once the sun has been on car for 1-2 hrs it will start. As we live in the tropics I don't believe it is a "cold start" issue. As the problem is intermittent it has been difficult to isolate. Ignition leads were replaced not long ago. Have read that plugs to ECU may have bad connections....where is the ECU located? Any ideas of what to check first? Cheers, John.

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