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Old 02-14-2008, 01:52 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Small Ford Inline 6 distributor Eco mod

My Fairmont Squire's new engine is a reputably-rebuilt 1978 Farimont 200 CID engine, using a stock Ford Electronic Duraspark distributor and ignition module. I first learned about this low-cost change of distributor springs here:

http://www.classicinlines.com/DSII_swap.asp#DSIIgas

And then found a good pictorial DIY procedure here:
http://www.carbdford.com/viewtopic.php?t=5543

and here (theory and application of ignition timing):
http://www.fordmuscle.com/archives/2...ng/index.shtml

and where to buy the spring kit:
http://www.msdignition.com/dist_69.htm

And my next trick? is an old proven one, for warm weather driving:
Water injection (rain water):
http://journeytoforever.org/biofuel_...earth/me3.html

If I had an EFI (Electronic Fuel Injection) powered stock Fairmont 2.3L V-4, I'd do this with News Print or saw dust and wood chips from our business:
http://journeytoforever.org/biofuel_...earth/me1.html

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