[ROVERNET - UK] 2000TC motor sputtering and backfiring
rovertcv8 at yahoo.com
Sat Jan 6 00:24:50 GMT 2007
Guess I should have said that I had to get in the
cylinder head and replace a burnt valve and a broken
valve spring. I put all of it back proper like but I
guess I need to set the engine into lockup and reset
the timing chains and the dist.
I had a feeling it was timing....darn it
Its the one thing I hate to do on this car.....its
such a complex set up......
Well ..wish me luck
--- Eric Russell <p6rovers at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Bad timing has done that to me in the past.
> Check your manual and check that the timing is
> for your model.
> --- David Sheuring <rovertcv8 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > Hello
> > Well, I am having a bit off a problem with my 70
> > When I start out from the driveway and give it
> > mild acceleration, the car has a fit, backfiring
> > thru
> > the carbs and sputtering.
> > Now, I do know that there is fuel coming thru the
> > pump
> > because I have a glass globe so I can see the gas.
> > The spark plugs, wires and coil were replaced a
> > couple
> > of months ago. I checked the poits and they are at
> > .15" and the rotor and cap look good.
> > Now, I did remove the original dist. because it
> > where you sent 2 vacuum lines to it. Part of the
> > polution control stuff.
> > So, what can it be, is the replacement dist. bad,
> > there a massive vauum leak...(I dont hear one) or
> > I
> > missing something. So, throw some help this way. I
> > would appreciate it very much for your comments.
> > Cheers
> > David
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