RE: [classicrv] Re: Dodge Sportsman 360 Ignition Problem
- Put a work order on it and give to someone who knows the world is round.
>From: Bob Crockett <bcrocket@...>
>Subject: [classicrv] Re: Dodge Sportsman 360 Ignition Problem
>Date: Sat, 01 Jan 2005 00:24:23 -0600
> > From: "Robert Sheaffer" <roberto@...> wrote:
> > Old rotor & cap are back in, still no start. I checked the position of
> > the distributor, it still lines up with a mark I made before, so it
> > didn't come loose and rotate.
> > Is there something in the engine that might "break" if the wires were
> > connected up wrong (but it never turned over)?
>I really doubt any mechanical breakage. How about the Hi Voltage wire
>from the coil to the distributor? Standard type plug & coil wires DO
>NOT like rough handling. I just pulled two of 'em apart when the
>previous owner's robber plug "boots" slipped on my Mopar 318. I
>replaced them with "hot rod" type wires from M.S.D. with molded on
>boots, real WIRE cores and stronger core material.
> > If some rods or valves
> > or pistons were damaged, I'd hear loud noises? And it might start up,
> > but run very badly?
> Most probably!
> > Yes, it would have saved a whole lot of trouble if I'd labelled all
> > the wires fires, before touching the cap.
>That knowledge comes from what's called "experience"
> > Thanks, you guys are very encouraging!
>Just don't get P.O.ed and _really_ break things!
>You've probably almost got it done, and learded some stuff, too!
>Happy new Year!