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Moose Call...

WarWagon

Well it hits on 7 of 8...
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Remembering now... I didn't always have hard starting cold. Initially needed advance with a pump replacement and always thought the pump was wonky as the high initial advance would over-advance it at other hot engine throttle settings. Took awhile to get it set right. The pump before it had hot start problems and interestingly enough didn't need the big advance.

So I am not blaming the hard starting problems on the high-pop, but, it looks like they may contribute if not being totally ruined for whatever reason.
 

WarWagon

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I just remembered. Before I advanced my timing, it would smoke at start up even when the engine was warm. I think you need just a little more advance BUT I don’t want to give you bad advice and have you advance yours too much since you say it’s already rattley. You don’t know anyone nearby with a Ferret adapter so you can check your timing, do you?
Finally got around to doing some work on Patch. Cleaning the used replacement timing cover off I find there are actually two timing lines on it. :confused: So I set the timing to the more advanced mark. This eliminated the white smoke cloud/fog couple cylinders or more are not firing startups.

I have more work to do including maybe renting the tools to set the timing.
 

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Finally got around to doing some work on Patch. Cleaning the used replacement timing cover off I find there are actually two timing lines on it. :confused: So I set the timing to the more advanced mark. This eliminated the white smoke cloud/fog couple cylinders or more are not firing startups.

I have more work to do including maybe renting the tools to set the timing.
Excellent!
 

WarWagon

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Getting new injectors of the IP builder's recommended pop pressure put in. Haven't hit the starter yet due to rebuilding the AC and moving the trans oil cooler to behind the condenser.

A shout out to Dorman for the 904-101 kit with an improved injector return line clamp. New Clamp Design on the left (pic old OEM style clamp on right) doesn't require you to get both the fing tabs in the pliers to put on. About damn time! It's the little things sometimes. (Do not get me started on the braided push on soaked in fuel cracked up leakers that claim to be clampless easy. If it's worth doing: do it right the first time esp. under the turbo...)

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