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    12-08-2018, 11:21 PM
    dmruschell replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    Yeah, if the plugs are black, they should be replaced regardless of whatever issues you may be having. I was trying to track down a misfire on my...
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    12-07-2018, 01:42 PM
    dmruschell replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    Does the timing light register steadily on all 6 plugs? A weak spark could still cause a misfire and register on the light, but possibly...
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    12-03-2018, 02:38 PM
    dmruschell replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    I've also run into this problem on various carburetors. Edelbrock/Carter carburetors are the biggest offenders, followed by Holleys. Quadrajets,...
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    12-03-2018, 02:25 AM
    dmruschell replied to a thread 3.0L engine swap in Carb
    So can I. As soon as I heard the engine revving on acceleration, I could tell it was a misfire. A slight misfire will usually clear up above...
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Jarretsville, MD
Interests:
Old Cars (1982 and older Vettes, DMC, muscle cars)
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IT Student, Audio Engineer
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5786, 3196

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5786: DPI cams and cat-less exhaust, galvanized and powder coated manual frame for a proper 5-speed conversion

3196 - My wife's DeLorean: DMCH new build, DPI rebuilt engine with performance cams and exhaust

1956 Oldsmobile Super 88
1960 Chevrolet Impala
1961 Corvette
1972 Buick Skylark GS 455 Clone
1975 Corvette (to be sold once restored)
1976 Corvette (wife's car)
1979 Corvette Daily Driver
1987 Corvette (technically wife's car)

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