Wiring is correct and distributor is new and working properly.
In a message dated 9/11/99 11:47:57 PM, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
<< You may have a crossed wire, or you have a distributor problem.
From: CBAKER6231@aol.com <CBAKER6231@aol.com>
To: email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Saturday, September 11, 1999 10:16 PM
Subject: Solex Idle
>Have 69 2L with a recently rebuilt engine and solex carbs that I took off a
>The number 4 cylinder is "dead" at an idle. Once rpms go up, it fires and
>pulls just fine.
>Electronics are good -- new distributer, wires and plugs -- good hot spark.
>Engine mechanics are good -- have carefully checked compression and valve
>Problem must be in carbs(?) Have torn them apart twice and cleaned idle
>passages over and over again. Position of idle mixture screw on #4
>simply makes no difference.
>Have checked carefully for vacuum leaks around carb and manifold using
>and carb cleaner. Nothing.
>Any ideas? What other diagnostic steps can I take?
>Help. It runs really good . . . except when idling.
>Tucson, 69 2L >>