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Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 119
posted April 30, 2005 01:08 AM  
The car sounds fine at low RPMs, but when I mash the gas coming off the corners, it sounds like its sputtering. Do you think this is probably a carb problem or ignition? How do I figure out which one? I'm no mechanic - Any help is greatly appreciated!

Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 119
posted April 30, 2005 11:44 AM  
This morning, every time I tried to shift into gear, the motor died, unless I had the motor really revved up. I'm still baffled at what the problem is!

[This message has been edited by rogracer2 (edited April 30, 2005).]

Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 5390
posted April 30, 2005 12:53 PM  
check timing.

Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 715
posted May 02, 2005 08:40 AM  
Mine did that cam lobe wore off #1 intake side.Cam was el junk o.Hope this not your case.I would check above posts first. P.s. anybody fix cam lobes cheap???

[This message has been edited by sideways (edited May 02, 2005).]

Dirt Newbie

Total posts: 4
posted May 02, 2005 06:22 PM  
i had the same thing happen a couple of years ago. when i washed the car i got water in the dist. cap. car ran fine at idle but ****ped out at rpm. i pulled the coil cover (gm hei) and it was full of water. it smoked my ign. mod. hope this helps

Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 167
posted May 08, 2005 09:25 PM  
pull all the plugs look for one that does not look new any more. if you have one that looks bad could be somthing on that cylinder (low compression bad plug wire,bad plug) if all look bad could be dist timing or carb.

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