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And a wild card here - a too-hot coil can fry points. (although the resistor wire SHOULD prevent that).
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Old 12-27-2010, 02:19 PM
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on the issue of the resistance wire, there is a short discussion from a couple of years ago at

http://www.squarebirds.org/vbulletin...esistance+wire

and also at

http://www.squarebirds.org/vbulletin...esistance+wire

Any and all grounds on an old car should be taken as suspect and overhauled. Between added paint, rust and other activity, they cannot be counted on. A little time with a file/sandpaper/Dremel can overcome this.

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What did the strainer "or sock" look like on your gas tanks sending unit?

Have you also checked to make sure the heat riser on the right exhasut manifold & pipe is OPEN and not stuck closed?

What is your timing set at anyways?

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