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Re: How I holed my piston...

Cory Erickson wrote:

> Another thing to look at: Sometimes the TFI is fine, it's the SPOUT or TFI
> connector that is at fault. You just don't realize it because you replace
> the TFI, re-mating the connector. My harness is of '88 TC vintage, and
> _every_ connector was really grimey. The original di-electric grease seems
> to attract a LOT of dirt and other gross stuff, and a good cleaning with a
> rag and a re-greasing seems to do wonders. Fixed my O2 that way a month
> ago. From my experience, the TFI has never caused bucking or sporatic
> firing of the plugs....a dirty connector (especially the PIP or SPOUT
> wires) has.

That is an interesting point.  When I changed my TFI I removed the
distributor from the car, disturbing the wire connector, and also
replaced the stuff inside the distributor because it was disintegrating.
So I guess, in theory, it could be related to any/all of that stuff.