Loss of Power and odd Backfire

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Re: Loss of Power and odd Backfire

Postby crazyhorse » 07 Jan 2018, 11:13

NAILED IT!!!!!! Woohooo.

Checked HT leads this morning,3 out of the 4 showing reading of 6000, one to cylinder 2 showing OL, luckily I had one spare HT lead (god knows why) checked reading 6000, swapped them over. It stated first time, took it for a drive back to how it was :D

Will check timing and the like, but just happy to have it back running. Living and learning about this van as I go.

As a footnote, the replacement HT lead is pretty short and its Just about reaching. Anyone got a spare lead to No2, dont mind paying, its the later push in type, will buy a new set when I get paid end of the month.

Thanks all for your tips
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Re: Loss of Power and odd Backfire

Postby DoubleOSeven » 07 Jan 2018, 17:03

Great News. It’s a nice feeling isn’t it.

Info: HT leads should measure 5-8000 ohms per foot.


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Re: Loss of Power and odd Backfire

Postby CovKid » 08 Jan 2018, 11:49

Lol, was about to reply on this one. My first thought was ignition lead/s breaking down. Tends to happen once things get warm.
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