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Re: mgb misfire

To: ROBRTM3 <>
Subject: Re: mgb misfire
From: Paul Hunt <>
Date: Thu, 02 Apr 1998 19:20:13 +0000
ROBRTM3 wrote:
> Dear List,
> Have developed a problem.  Recently my 77 mgb has started to misfire or
> "cough" at acceleration above 2500-3000 rpm in 3rd and 4th gear;  performance
> improves  when backing off,  runs smooth at lower rpm and of course lower mph.
> I am somewhat a novice and learning, but I have checked the plugs and they
> seemed dirty with black dry soot deposits, cleaned them up a bit, but did not
> have a real improvement.

Had this problem on my V8, it was the points with too big a gap.  Despite 
checks with a feeler gauge it was only when I adjusted it according to a dwell 
meter that the problem cleared.


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