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84foxbox
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Post by 84foxbox » Wed Apr 19, 2017 10:02 pm

As you all may have seen my car came apart on the line last weknd in the burnout box at 6500rpm's and It was the rotor came apart and beat up the cap. I pulled the distributor out to inspect it with dad and we both agree it looks fine without digging into it. I put it back in and took it to us36 Raceway tonight and couldn't get but 100ft run then it would pop.bang hard.. it's not lean pop because I started at 40° then 35° now it's at 30° and same results every pass. If this has happened to anyone please help. I want to get out and race sunday..

Call me if you can help I need a fast advice to check or fix..

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Post by mbark » Thu Apr 20, 2017 3:26 am

I've had the mechanical advance come apart and do that. Does it advances the timing still when you raise rpm?
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Post by hoggieman racing » Thu Apr 20, 2017 8:00 am

Locked Out. Thanks. We will know more when we can get more of a look. Any help appreciated.
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Post by Travis Horton » Thu Apr 20, 2017 10:12 pm

On an MSD distributor I had the weld on the threaded stud break that lets you lock the the timing. Started and ran fine until you put the hammer down.
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Post by OLD YELLER » Fri Apr 21, 2017 7:49 am

was the timing still set right after your test pass? I've seen the roll pin in the gear break and the shaft be slipping some in the gear... :layrubber:
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Post by hoggieman racing » Fri Apr 21, 2017 7:32 pm

Looked at the roll pin tonite, it was good. Checked everything, lash, carb, distributor again, stabbed it back in, got her goin, ran with a few misses but cleaned up pretty good. Think shes good to go. Thanks again.
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Post by 84foxbox » Sat Apr 22, 2017 11:59 am

Changed plugs after all that hoping that could have been a issue also.. only a time slip will tell now!! Thanks all!
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