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    Charging issue

    Battery mounted in trunk. new cable from starter to battery. new ground from engine to frame up front. new negative from battery to metal in trunk New alternator....NOT charging.. any ideas?
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    what distributor is best to use

    AND..before I do reset dizzy.. why am I getting vacuum at 900 rpm idle on the ported feed off carb? I can feel it sucking the tip of my finger when I take hose off. If that's what it is called.. the fitting I am referring to is the one that is higher than the other on the carb? I know...
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    what distributor is best to use

    ok..I will reset it.. BUT!!!!!! what does the allen wrench do as far as adjusting vacuum advance???? Which way does what??? turning it clockwise as if to tighten it does??? and visa versa??? I still think the so called American made../ made in Taiwan distributor coil might not be...
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    what distributor is best to use

    OK.. I am starting to wonder now. As some may have read I had a leak issue which was a head gasket. I have replaced it and sat the distributor back down in and now having a timing issue. I did mark it before removal. And now I think I am 1 tooth off.. Is it still possible to time it correct...
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    what distributor is best to use

    and I have never heard of the End shim play as HHOT71 refers to.. I will need to figure that out. As far as the coil and module.. should I replace the china "quality" ones??? lol This did happen on my 355 in the car now,, Same kind of New distributor,,, 50 miles of driving car died. bad...
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    what distributor is best to use

    wow. good info. Mine is a new HEI. But it is one I bought of Ebay from KMJ Performance and I am sure it is made in China,,lol Just wondered if I was doing right thing. Yes I know its tight as else why I was wondering. I am going to get this thing timed over the weekend. OR at least...
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    what distributor is best to use

    TYPO.. What do you guys use or think about different distributors?
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    what distributor is best to use

    OK.. Now that I have engine back together and am about to test it again.. Here is a question that I would like to get advice and answers about the differences. I bought a HEI distributor with a 65k volt coil vacuum advance. a guy I know said to run a MSD style with box and separate coil...
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    Carb Leak.. HELP!!

    Post a picture of where its leaking from first so we can see
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    timing question on 402 BBC..please HELP

    Damon..I sent you another PM
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    timing question on 402 BBC..please HELP

    reminded me of a girl in college..LOL...she was bitter also
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    timing question on 402 BBC..please HELP

    yes..it did yield a color,,and I wish you could have seen it..OIL and coolant both were clear with a slight tint of yellow.. That's why I said oh well...Taste test LMAO
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    timing question on 402 BBC..please HELP

    OK..Go ahead and blast away at me.. I bought NEW bolts and they had a white sealant like tape on them so I did not use extra sealant on threads. I can now see MY big mistake..I am calling the manufacturer of the bolts tomorrow as they claimed no extra was needed because of the white stuff...
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    timing question on 402 BBC..please HELP

    ok.. I did a taste test on leaking fluid.. I now believe it is coolant as it was bitter..LOL not smokey or petroleum taste..:confused: :eek: :eek: :confused: :crazy:
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    timing question on 402 BBC..please HELP

    Ok.. answered my own stupid question.. fuel pump is lower. Can it be possible to seep down from top of valley or head bolts between head and block?? I guess I will have to tear it down and look...argh:mad: At least it is on test stand..Not in car
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    timing question on 402 BBC..please HELP

    could it be leaking at fuel pump gasket and trailing to there?????
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    timing question on 402 BBC..please HELP

    here is picture of where ..the little spot between plug and exhaust
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    timing question on 402 BBC..please HELP

    we have looked and wiped and ....... still cant find the leak. I can only explain it again. when you set the head down on block,, where the lower front bolt is...right behind exhaust. there is a little square tab on block that sticks out 1/2 inch..2 on each side front and back.. the...
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    timing question on 402 BBC..please HELP

    Thanx bikefixr,,, 10 minutes for you 90 for me...:rolleyes: :confused: LOL
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    timing question on 402 BBC..please HELP

    Hey Damon..Thats what I have read on multiple sights.. But I and my buddy cant see where it is leaking from if its valve cover.. we looked a wiped side of engine under valve covers and nothing. :confused: I am going to re check today when I test it again and try to time it.. I am not a...




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