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Re: Engine miss when hot

Post by retrovan » Wed Dec 19, 2018 3:36 pm

Did you take one on the distributor Body and maybe inside the cap (need to stop and remove cap fast and read shaft inside)

Electronics normally have a temp warning of 60 degC

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Re: Engine miss when hot

Post by John Alves » Thu Dec 20, 2018 7:01 am

will do that next time
No sense being pessimistic. It wouldn't work anyway.

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Re: Engine miss when hot

Post by fourier » Fri Dec 21, 2018 4:20 pm

A different angle...

Not perhaps a large bunch of keys swinging on a worn out ignition switch?
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Re: Engine miss when hot

Post by John Alves » Fri Dec 21, 2018 7:19 pm

fourier wrote:
Fri Dec 21, 2018 4:20 pm
A different angle...

Not perhaps a large bunch of keys swinging on a worn out ignition switch?
I have heard of this before I will try and drive the car just with one key and see,
Retrovan the temperature inside the dizzy is 54º
No sense being pessimistic. It wouldn't work anyway.

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Re: Engine miss when hot

Post by fourier » Fri Dec 21, 2018 10:32 pm

Tried driving with the engine lid open/removed, to eliminate possible heat issue?
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Re: Engine miss when hot

Post by John Alves » Thu Jan 03, 2019 4:31 pm

I removed the plugs and food them all sooted up, replaced plugs with Champion (I was using NGK) leaned out the carb slightly and all seems 100% now
No sense being pessimistic. It wouldn't work anyway.

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Re: Engine miss when hot

Post by acpaterson » Thu Jan 03, 2019 9:53 pm

Hey John,

did you try different Spark Plugs? ;-P

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Re: Engine miss when hot

Post by John Alves » Fri Jan 04, 2019 9:14 pm

acpaterson wrote:
Thu Jan 03, 2019 9:53 pm
Hey John,

did you try different Spark Plugs? ;-P
Yes I have always used NGK plugs but had a set of Champions and decided to use them instead
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