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    Ugh i really dislike the stock ignition.. some...

    Ugh i really dislike the stock ignition.. some weird things today.

    -set the points, they were well above 25 thou, set them to 19 thou

    -reset timing to 34 degrees total, no vac. I lost almost...
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    I ordered a hot spark electronic conversion kit...

    I ordered a hot spark electronic conversion kit for my distributor today. my car doesn't have the ballast resistor either, so it should be an easy swap over.
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    It does run better without the vac advance...

    It does run better without the vac advance plugged in, but it seems like it's still lacking timing under light load with no vac advance. If i advance the timing up to 38-40 degrees total advance it...
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    ok, so i have set my total timing to 34 degrees...

    ok, so i have set my total timing to 34 degrees at 3000rpm, and the car seems to hesitate under light throttle (vacuum) at 3000+rpm. Seems like it's getting too much vac advance. Other than that it...
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    So i was looking and I didn't see it before, the...

    So i was looking and I didn't see it before, the flywheel and block have been painted so the markings for timing on the flywheel and block were almost invisible.

    To my surprise each tooth on the...
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    Sorry to revive an old thread, but it occurs to...

    Sorry to revive an old thread, but it occurs to me that this port is before the throttle butterfly valve. My vac advance isn't doing anything at idle, and there is no vacuum signal from the port on...
  7. WTB: 280zx distributor and mounting base.

    Looking to upgrade my 240z to electronic ignition, in need of a 280zx e12 80 unit to do so, please let me know if you have one..
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    Idle: 10-11 degrees (mark jumps around) 1000: 15...

    Idle: 10-11 degrees (mark jumps around)
    1000: 15 degrees
    2000: 25ish degrees
    3000: 30ish degrees

    The vac hose being connected didn't make any difference to the readings, so all of this is with...
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    I don't know how to tell, i'm assuming it's a...

    I don't know how to tell, i'm assuming it's a stock 240z dizzy, it's a points unit. I read that 32 degrees was a good place to be with locked timing. just trying things at this point because I don;t...
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    I'll have a look when I get some extra time here...

    I'll have a look when I get some extra time here soon. I would think that i can only have one or the other if the advance range doesnt meet my engine needs, correct? so if i have to choose, i should...
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    So I should set timing based on full advance and...

    So I should set timing based on full advance and not at idle? it's set for idle as the FSM states. But timing is more important at driving rpm.



    Who said i don't have a timing light? It's set...
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    Yes it runs much better without the vac advance...

    Yes it runs much better without the vac advance hooked up, because I believe it was getting too much advance for my compression ratio. thus backfiring through the carbs on detonation. This is what...
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    That is what made me think of the distributor,...

    That is what made me think of the distributor, but I have already checked that.
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    So I found something else contributing to my...

    So I found something else contributing to my issues. The car was running good for a few days, but then it cooled off a bit and it started backfiring through the carbs again. It only backfires around...
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    Well, the car seems much better after the synch,...

    Well, the car seems much better after the synch, it does stumble here or there if i stab the throttle, i can get around that by being smooth with my throttle application.

    I believe there is still...
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    I have the "just SU" dvd. it was very...

    I have the "just SU" dvd. it was very informative, 4 hours of carbs is quite the long watch!

    I got my sych tool and synched the carbs, they were out a bit, about half an inch on the beads on idle,...
  17. thanks, i ended up bypassing the stock green wire...

    thanks, i ended up bypassing the stock green wire from under the console and running my own from the black/white wire. on the plug.
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    carbs are working sweet on the mechanical aspect...

    carbs are working sweet on the mechanical aspect of things, not getting stuck, dropping at the same rate, nozzles are at correct height and not binding, no vacuum leaks, needle height in pistons is...
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    If it's burping out the carbs, that would...

    If it's burping out the carbs, that would indicate too far retarded?
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    ok. I spent the afternoon on her today and if...

    ok. I spent the afternoon on her today and if anything it's running worse than before.

    I set the valves cold to .008 intake and .010 exhaust, set mixture screws to 2.5 turns out, set idle speed,...
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    While the engine is cold i'm going to set my...

    While the engine is cold i'm going to set my valves (.010 intake and .012 exhaust?), then i'll set up the carbs for idling at 2.5 turns out, then i'll try and set my timing, then reset my idle.

    i...
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    It won't idle well at 2.5 turns out, I tried what...

    It won't idle well at 2.5 turns out, I tried what the z therapy video said and it wouldn't run right at all after setting them up how it instructed me to. highest idle is at 4.5 turns.

    if i try to...
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    It's backfiring through one the carbs. I believe...

    It's backfiring through one the carbs. I believe afterfire is when the exhaust has popping (i love the sound as as far as i can tell it's perfectly normal)

    I'm not entirely sure of the plugs, I...
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    Z therapy SU carbs not running right.

    hi guys, i have a set of brand new SU's carbs on my car, they ran good for a while, but now they have started acting up.

    The problem i have is that the car will run great until operating...
  25. Well I just ran my own wire from the black/white...

    Well I just ran my own wire from the black/white wire on that plug to the positive on the fuel pump, it's working now.

    Only explanation i can think of is that the green wire going to the rear pump...
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