Be sure you have a fire extinguisher handy anytime you start or run the
engine without the air cleaner. Don't ask me how I know.
A. C. Tynes
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> [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Steve Sage
> Sent: Saturday, January 31, 2009 8:38 PM
> To: Mike Michels
> Cc: tigers@Autox.Team.Net
> Subject: Re: [Tigers] Distributor and Other Advice Needed
> Hello Mike:
> Since I'm probably sitting at around 15 degrees at idle I may
> change to the blue stop cam which would give me another 20
> degrees = 35 which is at the top as you mention. With the
> black stop now it gives another 15 + so I'm probably sitting
> at not much over 30 maximum now. That would explain the power
> curve dropping off too early like I feel it does now.
> I haven't tried to check out the bog without the air cleaner.
> Excellent suggestion. I'll do that tomorrow and see if it's
> better. I'm usually using the triangle after market air
> cleaner as I do notice more throttle response with that
> compared to the stock AC air cleaner.
> Steve Sage
> Mike Michels wrote:
> > Steve, I have found that the blue stop bushing and the
> combination of
> > one light silver spring and one heavy silver spring seems to
> > approximate the stock distributor curve..........................
> > General consensus is that total advance at high rpm is more
> > than idle and that you shouldn't go more than 36 degrees.
> . I have experienced a bog something like you describe but I
> think you are on the right track regarding carburation or
> other induction issues.
> I found that the completely stock aircleaner (1-1/2 inch
> filter element) with a deep breathing 4-barrel 289 doesn't
> flow enough. Does it happen without the air cleaner? ..........
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