Wed Mar 20, 2013 12:09 pm
Wed Mar 20, 2013 1:08 pm
Wed Mar 20, 2013 6:25 pm
Dale Shaw wrote:Switch plug wires on #3 and 4 cylinders.
Wed Mar 20, 2013 7:31 pm
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Wed Mar 20, 2013 8:46 pm
Yup. Since you have fuel, compression and ignition. More than likely plug wires crossed - on wrong spark plugs. You may need to change out the spark plugs on cylinders 3 and 4 since they are probably fouled.Dale Shaw wrote:Switch plug wires on #3 and 4 cylinders.
Wed Mar 20, 2013 10:05 pm
Thu Mar 21, 2013 9:45 am
cubguy47 wrote:I would not suggest just swapping plug wire positions unless your firing order sequence is off and you have a reason.
Thu Mar 21, 2013 10:06 am
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Thu Mar 21, 2013 6:00 pm
johnfinct wrote:Thanks for the reply's. It is a distributor, new cap, new roter and I did swap the plug wires of 3 and 4 and it still doesn't run on all cylinders.
Eugene wrote:Timing light. Cylinders #1 and #4 fire when the pointer and timing mark on pulley line up with pointer. Cylinders # 2 and #3 fire 180 degrees off the pulley timing mark. Hand crank and chalk to indicate the approximate 180 degree position on pulley.
Thu Mar 21, 2013 6:18 pm
Thu Mar 21, 2013 6:28 pm
Clark Thompson wrote:im thinking valves stuck open or burnt valves or carbon built up on vaves inhibiting fuel flow to the cylinders. Plugged intake ports or exhaust ports.
Thu Mar 21, 2013 7:10 pm
Eugene wrote:You may need to change out the spark plugs on cylinders 3 and 4 since they are probably fouled.