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STICK01
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 164
posted March 28, 2005 07:54 AM  
engine runs good and sounds good at idle, when coming up on RPM's it starts to have a small blue flame out both headers...

Have changed cabr gaskets, needles, seats, checked floats, etc...

Changed MSD boxes, coils, plug wires, cap, rotor, what else can i change...

HELP

STICK

jeffsntx
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 5
posted March 28, 2005 08:12 AM  
More than likely its in the timing. You need to check the mark on the balancer and be sure it is at TDC. Hope this fixes it.

Drogo99
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 120
posted March 29, 2005 07:01 AM  
Had one do the same thing and had a cracked head, eventhough the head were fresh.

If it is a ford check the firing order, I also once had a 351W that had a 302 cam in it that changed the firing order, and it would do the same thing.

Good luck.

STICK01
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 164
posted March 29, 2005 07:17 AM  
apparently over the winter there was enough moisture inside the distributor to corrode the pickup...and it must have been just enough to make it not fire regularly...last thing to replace ended up being the problem.

Oh well, now i have spares!
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19J
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 370
posted March 29, 2005 01:32 PM  
Now i got a question. (trying to keep a straight face) but if that fixed it why would you change anything else? I got an email that said People always say its the last place they looked well of course it is why would you keep looking if you already found it? And is there anybody out there that still keeps looking if there is i wanna know who and why. Im sorry just thought that was funny.

trasrat89
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 46
posted March 29, 2005 02:52 PM  
19j, I like your sense of humor!! Kind of a Seinfeld type of thing. LOL.
If you found it in the first place you looked, wouldn't it still be the last place?

racingfool1
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 36
posted March 29, 2005 06:18 PM  
I have said that for years and rarely does anybody catch it. lol. Well, maybe not, I have a good memory it just happens to be short.

19J
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 370
posted March 30, 2005 01:12 AM  
trasrat89 I think i have a very good sense of humor i like to joke around. Since you brought up the first and last thing. If a car is in a race and is the only car in that race does it come in first or last or both? lol. Also in that email it said You just want to have your cake and eat it too. Well yes i do what good is the cake to me if i cant eat it? It uses some other words but im sure you get the jist of it lol. There is 7 more sayings just like that. I was thinking more heres your sign but sinfield works too lol. Gotta love you might be a redneck and heres your sign. (and no i dont mean no offense to anyone b/c im from the country grew up on a farm and still help out there when im not busy so im just about as hick as they come too lol) just with a need for speed side.

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