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Old 04-27-2014, 08:13 PM   #1
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please help me out 85 gt wont start

was 180 out so i got back to where rotor pointed at one while it was at tdc on number one plug. Gapped the pug and it still wont start when cranking. It also lopes from fast to slow, carb is getting plenty of fuel im not sure on this one...
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Old 04-27-2014, 08:18 PM   #2
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Ignition coil?
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Old 04-27-2014, 08:23 PM   #3
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just replaced that too its brand new im thinking somehow its something to do with timing but even if i slightly turn it i cant get it to start advanced or retarded
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Have you checked the distributor module ?
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Old 04-27-2014, 08:35 PM   #5
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no not quite sure what that is is it the plug that runs into it?
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Old 04-27-2014, 08:37 PM   #6
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Yeah to the distributor like on the side of it
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Old 04-27-2014, 08:40 PM   #7
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i think ya it should be fine the new one plugged right in to where the old one did check though for corrosion bad connections things like that?
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Cause I just had that same problem and it was that
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Old 04-27-2014, 08:55 PM   #9
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u were right i found a wire that was coming off the module that wasnt hooked up i connected it now it actually sparks but whats happening is its making a hollow coughing sound then it spits fire out of the carburetor u think its just extremely flooded ive cranked it a few times tho it just keeps doin the same thing
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Yeah it's probably that now
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ya i tried a few more times same thing the hollow coughing noise doyou knoif that could be a more serious problem or just keep tryin til it doesnt do it i just wonder about killing the battery
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So you are getting sparks and everything right ?
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Old 04-27-2014, 09:28 PM   #13
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ya its still that hollow cough tho im gonna have to just make sure the dizzy lined up right with #1 i might have to try tomorrow tho before it started right up im thinkin off a tooth or somethin thanks for your help tho i made progress
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Yeah well idk what else it could be and your welcome
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now i was messin with distributor again and I know theres a compression and exhaust stroke but i went to find tdc on first piston and i can find it 180 out and where the first spark plug wire on dizzy could you tell me is that normal?
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i figured it out thanks tho
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