[ROVERNET - UK] 2000TC motor sputtering and backfiring

Slatskars slatskars at comcast.net
Sat Jan 6 02:30:53 GMT 2007

I would take the easiest and lest expensive items first and replace both the 
points and CONDENSER. A bad condenser will give these symptoms - idle 
nicely, but not be able to accelerate above a certain speed.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David Sheuring" <rovertcv8 at yahoo.com>
To: <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
Sent: Friday, January 05, 2007 2:49 PM
Subject: [ROVERNET - UK] 2000TC motor sputtering and backfiring

> Hello
> Well, I am having a bit off a problem with my 70 TC.
> When I start out from the driveway and give it some
> 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 had
> where you sent 2 vacuum lines to it. Part of the
> polution control stuff.
> So, what can it be, is the replacement dist. bad, is
> there a massive vauum leak...(I dont hear one) or am I
> missing something. So, throw some help this way. I
> would appreciate it very much for your comments.
> Cheers
> David
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