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Old 07-03-2014, 07:29 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Old 07-03-2014, 10:32 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Agreed on the misfire. Pull the coils/plug wires individually, ground a test light to the frame and check one at a time. The spark should be able to jump a solid 1/2 inch out of that boot. If one is weak, replace coil or wires, whichever you have. Also make sure you have no moisture down in the spark plug tubes, this has been a problem for me in the past.
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Old 07-03-2014, 10:46 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Another vote for ignition. If broke, clean and regap the plugs to test. These cars are very sensitive the fouled plugs.

NGK v-power and NGK blue wires. I've tried others, they are worse.
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Old 07-03-2014, 11:14 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Well I'm just gonna replace the spark plugs and wires, I did check the wires and they seem ok, I gotta find the tool for the spark plugs.

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