It runs for 2 secs so it's not ignition
Pull a plug, put a screwdriver in there and note when it's TDC,
confirm valves are not rocking, see if other marks line up
Swap carbs from a know good one, not just parts.
Place a crucifix on the dash and for good measure some salt in a
circle surrounding the car.
Ya know, that honestly sounds like bad gas, water in it....Vrooom..
DIE... more gas, VRoooom..DIE..
On Jan 28, 2009, at 10:15 PM, Frank Clarici wrote:
> Dave G. wrote:
>> Watching the color of the burn as the engine starts and dies might
>> provide a clue...
> It runs for 1 or 2 seconds, I can bearly check the oil gauge let
> alone color tune it.
> I am thinking cam timing. I did not build this engine so anything is
> But if the cam was out, wouldn't that show up in the dizzy timing to
> some degree?
> The dizzy points in the right spot, moving it a little either way
> kills the timing.
> Frank Clarici
> Toms River, NJ
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