<VV> Engine Problem

Guus de Haan guusdehaan at mac.com
Fri Oct 23 01:00:43 EDT 2009

Op 23 okt 2009 om 05:57 heeft Jason Cesana <jacesana1 at cox.net> het  
volgende geschreven:\

> Ok folks I got a small problem. I changed my distributer in my 80hp  
> 1960
> today. I had a used one from a stripped 60 engine. I had a problem  
> timing
> the original one so I tried to swap them out to see if that would  
> change
> anything. WELL IT SURE CHANGED THINGS! It would not start after and  
> on the
> second turn of the key an extremely loud backfire came through the  
> muffler.
> So discouraged I switched back to the original one. She still will  
> not start
> and the backfires continue. Any suggestions?

If nothing else was changed on the engine I would suspect your timing  
mark is not correct (anymore). That would explain why you can't get  
the original one good again  Check TDC against the mark.

Guus de Haan
'65 Corsa


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