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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old Mar 28th, 01, 08:05 PM Thread Starter
 
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I have a 73 camaro and 79 z28. The 79 z28 has no engine in it but i am going to put the 73's engine in it. Anyway the engine is a 350 and for some reason recently it has been hesitating and backfiring real bad when i step on the gas and no one I know has been able to figure it out.

P.S. it is not the timing or choke.

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old Mar 29th, 01, 05:45 AM
 
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Has the ditributor been pulled lately? It sounds like it's off by a tooth, or timing chain jumped.

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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old Mar 29th, 01, 10:59 AM
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How about, have you tuned it up recently and accidentally swapped two spark plug wires. Just a thought.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old Mar 31st, 01, 08:13 PM
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Watch your timing mark with a timing light...does it move around a lot? If so, the timing chain is shot...and if thats the case, better get it fixed before it lets go and valves start touching pistons.

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