Also, was the cam installed correctly and are the valves adjusted?
Missouri City, Texas
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bruce K [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Thursday, December 20, 2001 10:59 PM
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: [oletrucks] engine help
> Let's get back to basics.
> Does the order of plug wires on the distributor jive with the firing
> order in the direction the distributor turns?
> If you hook up a spark plug in the open directly to the coil wire,
> do you get a spark when the engine turns?
> Are you trying to run an HEI ignition of some sort through a ballast
> resistor? The lowered voltage will not fire right.
> Could you have a fuel problem? A cap full of fuel down the carb
> throat should run the thing for a few seconds cold with the choke
> off. Sounds like it is firing, but not strong enough to run the
> Do the marks on the timing sprockets line up?
> Are you looking at the correct cylinder when you line up No. 1?
> Sorry if that offends you, but we are getting back to basics here.
> Are your plugs wet with fuel? Are they Champions? I've had lots
> better luck with AC's on GM engines (Oh oh, here we go again!)
> To make it simple, if you have fuel, compression, and spark at top
> dead center on the compression stroke, it has to run.
> Bruce K
> 57 3200
> At Thursday, 20 December 2001, you wrote:
> >ok i tried everythig to get my 350 working...i put #1 cylinder up
> tdc took off
> >valve cover to make sure the valves were closed droped the distributor
> in it
> >was pointing to #1 cylinder...i wired her up and nothing........
> .all i get is
> >a pop pop pop like its burining the gas but no vrooommmm....i got
> lots of
> >spark/new plugs wires
> >i dunno what to do ...
> >help me please....
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