Originally Posted by JROCSTA89
timing is 15 deg w/o spout and 27 w. tried setting it to 30 32 total and it was lame and popped on decel. had flushed tank and changed filter back in feb. when i got it running initially. Pump going weak mabey? accel good in neutral. have to progressively accel to drive it at all.
15 degrees BTDC is quite a bit of advance.
Try setting it at the factory spec of 10 degrees BTDC with the spout out, then re-install the spout and see what it does.
Just flushing the tank may have done you very little good.
With cars sitting not as long as yours even, I have had to completely remove the gas tank, put in some hot soapy water and a handful or two of 1" gravel and vigorously shake the tank in all positions, especially upside down as the rust will usually form on the top of the inside of the tank.
Then empty out the tank, rinse it out good and use an extendable mirror and flashlight to check the inside of the tank's condition and pray you don't have any pinholes.
Once the tank is dry if it has exhibited much rust from the inspection you may want to consider using a tank coating or lining to seal off any remaining rust or pinholes.
More than likely your fuel pump is going bad or is plugged up with rust and debris.
However I would not install a new one until I had cleaned and inspected the tank to ensure the new pump isn't damaged by any remaining debris.