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RE: [classicrv] Re: Dodge Sportsman 360 Ignition Problem

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  • Frank Andthebeans
    Put a work order on it and give to someone who knows the world is round.
    Message 1 of 24 , Dec 31, 2004
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      Put a work order on it and give to someone who knows the world is round.

      >From: Bob Crockett <bcrocket@...>
      >Reply-To: classicrv@yahoogroups.com
      >To: classicrv@yahoogroups.com
      >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.
      >
      >...............stuff snipped..........
      >
      > > 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!
      >
      >bc
      >
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