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Re: Installed new parts, car runs like shit



On Thu, 4 Sep 1997, Sly, Dennis wrote:

> O.K. tech heads, what's the deal here?
> 
> I first had the top end of the engine rebuilt. Car ran fine. Then I had
> the turbo rebuilt and upgraded. Car ran fine.
> Just installed new cap, rotor, air filter, ACCELL 8.8 Graphite wires and
> Bosch Platinum spark plugs.( What is the correct gap? my book doesn't
  ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ 
> say)
> 
> Now the car runs like SHIT!!!
> 
> Do I need to advance the timing?
> 
No, u need to get rid of the platinums, and go for the less flashy
Motorcraft regular plugs.

> Dennis Sly
> 84 SVO
> 

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Scott
->71 Pinto stonestock 2.3 EFI Turbo T5, 13.67@99 on generic radials
------>89 SHO 15.3@88(or something)..4 sale..wanna buy it?<----------
->86 Escort..not even worth mentioning..but gets me where I gotta
go..sometimes<----turbo soon to come.Stay tuned for details
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