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Re: MGTD Oil Quanity

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Subject: Re: MGTD Oil Quanity
From: Max Heim <>
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2001 17:10:50 -0700
Mike, at least try the cheaper, more likely things first -- distributor cap
and rotor, then points and condenser, plug wires. Coil seems unlikely. Good
luck, and how's the battery charge holding out? Need that up-to-snuff before
you test the other things.

on 4/25/01 4:36 PM, Mike Razor at wrote:

> Encountered some other problems that I have not reach a solution for
> yet and wanted to eliminate everything.  It was more of a verification
> of a fact I was pretty sure about, kind of like a reality check.
> Also, wanted to make sure dipstick was right.  I don't have many TD
> folks around here to compare with and have to rely on input from the
> list to double check.  I am also a lousy mech who does not mind
> learning from trial and error, but wishes I had someone to look over
> my shoulder.
> Still no start on the MGTD, let everything dry out all day and will
> let it sit over night and try again in the morning.  I am sure of one
> thing the plugs are not oil fouled, but I have lost spark all the way
> around.  May just have to replace everything, coil, points, condenser,
> plug wires and already have new plugs.
> Thanks to everyone who has responded.  Keep it coming!


Max Heim
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