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  1. Thread: Fuel injectors

    by LLC5
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    Did you pinch off the fuel return line when you...

    Did you pinch off the fuel return line when you checked the fuel pressure leak down?

    You need to get the CEL working for diagnosis unless you have the correct OBD1 tester.
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    Help! You would need a adjustable advance timing light...

    You would need a adjustable advance timing light to check your total timing on the engine. As long as it starts, idles, and runs good, with no spark knock heard you are probably fine. Getting into...
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    Help! No problem, itís been a long time for me too. ...

    No problem, itís been a long time for me too.

    Good luck with it.
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    Help! Yes, would. I like to turn in the direction of...

    Yes, would. I like to turn in the direction of the bolt being tightened.
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    Help! Correct, 5 marks advanced would b 10* BTDC . ...

    Correct, 5 marks advanced would b 10* BTDC .

    I would turn the engine over by hand with a socket that fit your crank bolt and a large 1/2" ratchet or breaker bar, pulling the plugs will make it...
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    Help! The engine timing marker looks good, it's on your...

    The engine timing marker looks good, it's on your timing cover, not your balancer/lower pulley. "A" is for advance, each hash is 2* of initial timing, 0 is TDC. Find the slash in your lower...
  7. Thread: Exhaust for 77

    by LLC5
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    The Feds really do frown on this, no matter the...

    The Feds really do frown on this, no matter the state laws.
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    Help! Find 0 TDC on your harmonic balancer and put some...

    Find 0 TDC on your harmonic balancer and put some white or yellow paint on it, mark your set timing (10* BTDC) in another bright color. Set your dwell (if points equipped) to 28-30 and then set your...
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    If it was a bad ground at your ignition coil then...

    If it was a bad ground at your ignition coil then the coil is most likely carbon tracked and needs to be replaced.
  10. It would not cause a coolant overheating issue if...

    It would not cause a coolant overheating issue if it works properly.


    Yes, it is a parasitic drag on the engine, but not much.
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    It sounds like a bad battery. Always the first...

    It sounds like a bad battery. Always the first place to start is to have a fully charged battery load tested with a real carbon pile load tester, even with brand new batteries. You need to prove that...
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    Maybe not, hard to tell. I would call the person...

    Maybe not, hard to tell. I would call the person who did the appraisal and get their opinion. Vehicle condition in 12 years could matter.
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    Help! AC Delco. Not a Fram.

    AC Delco.

    Not a Fram.
  14. If it's an opti spark system, coolant could have...

    If it's an opti spark system, coolant could have gotten onto the distributer behind the water pump.

    Just a guess, I'm not real up to date on C4.
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    Help! Any manufacturer will tell you to stay with 4...

    Any manufacturer will tell you to stay with 4 same type tires for safety, it's not a ploy or a joke, it's real.

    That being said, I see mixing and matching done all the time. It's your call and...
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    On something that old it is best to pay for a...

    On something that old it is best to pay for a professional appraisal, it will come with documentation and a printout. I had it done on a 68 Camaro that I sold. Not cheap, but worth it.
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    Glad to hear you got it, good job.

    Glad to hear you got it, good job.
  18. That denotes possible improper firing time from...

    That denotes possible improper firing time from either the cam or ignition. First things first, load test your battery with a carbon pile tester, you need to know it' good. If it is good, check...
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    How about finding the owners manual for that...

    How about finding the owners manual for that vehicle? Might tell you in there.

    I personally dislike auto lock and have it disabled on mine.
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    If this happened right after changing the plugs,...

    If this happened right after changing the plugs, you might have the wrong temp sensor location for the gauge.

    Double check for any sensors or wiring on the cylinder heads (between/near the spark...
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    Disconnect the sender wire, and with the key on...

    Disconnect the sender wire, and with the key on ground the wire with a jumper and see where your gauge reads. Note both disconnected (open circuit) and grounded (circuit to ground) gauge readings...
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    Correct, you may have a reservoir and not a surge...

    Correct, you may have a reservoir and not a surge tank system. Does your temp gauge read correctly? If not find where your temp gauge sensor is located (usually on a cylinder head, but not always)...
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    Replace the tires, they are way too old. Anything...

    Replace the tires, they are way too old. Anything over 8-10 years needs to not be driven on.

    Replace the battery, test it first if you want to but a 1994 battery will have o reserve capacity.
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    There should be a sensor in the coolant surge...

    There should be a sensor in the coolant surge tank to tell you when coolant level is low, does yours have one?
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    Help! And have your battery properly load tested with a...

    And have your battery properly load tested with a carbon pile tester, even if new. This is critical.
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