CPS issue...update

Bernie Benz b.benz at charter.net
Thu Apr 19 09:34:01 EDT 2007

Hi Dave

But the ECU controled cars are totally unlike the old hard wired carb  
cars. The dist timing must be within a degree or 2 of right on or it  
won’t start or run.


On Apr 19, 2007, at 12:06 AM, Dave Defferding wrote:

> I agree with John's diagnosis-- when rebuilding a Ford in my youth,  
> got
> distributor off one tooth, and fuel was burning in the manifold,  
> got red
> hot, bright enough to see in daylight!  Also, bucked a lot, but  
> would run--
> no computer's back then.  Friend's dad quickly diagnosed and was  
> fixed in 15
> minutes by pulling dist and carefully turning one tooth back to  
> advance
> spark.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "John S. Lagnese" <jlagnese at massed.net>
> To: "Sean Coriaty" <sean.coriaty at gmail.com>; <200q20v at audifans.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, April 18, 2007 4:25 PM
> Subject: Re: CPS issue...update
>> I had an 83 Rabbit with a carb. It had a vacuum advance and retard. I
>> reversed to lines once. The result was a glowing red hot manifold. It
>> definitely could be the timing.
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