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    Just an update here, dropping the spark plug gap...

    Just an update here, dropping the spark plug gap took care of the problem so far. Recently I decided to play with the vacuum advance some to see if that would also help smooth out the cold starts. ...
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    LOL, don't sweat the hijack, it's good stuff! I...

    LOL, don't sweat the hijack, it's good stuff! I once got stuck in the outboard wing tank of a C-130 and had to stay calm until my buddies could drop another panel and get me unstuck; mind over...
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    LOL, yes eyes on my finger tips, it amazes the...

    LOL, yes eyes on my finger tips, it amazes the guys in the family and I'm the one they call when something is broken and seemingly impossible to fix. How about the old trick of pressing down hard on...
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    Ok guys, time for a little update, since the car...

    Ok guys, time for a little update, since the car is just a weekend play perty and doesn't get driven that much, I just got around to noticing that I still had a plug or two that were acting up on...
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    Thank you guys for the sentiment, but it was...

    Thank you guys for the sentiment, but it was truly my pleasure to serve, I wouldn't trade the experience for the world and would do it all again in a heartbeat.
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    Ok guys, this is what I did and what I found. I...

    Ok guys, this is what I did and what I found. I bought some new wires and was going to change them out this morning when the engine was stone cold, but I got bored last night after dark and wondered...
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    Thanks for the advise guys, I am a retired USAF...

    Thanks for the advise guys, I am a retired USAF aircraft mechanic with 30 years of wrenching on just about anything with wings or wheels, but while this engine isn't radical by any standard, it's...
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    I should add that the only thing I reused on this...

    I should add that the only thing I reused on this new engine is the spark plug wires, they are around a year and a half old and since they've been running behind headers for that long it's possible...
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    Spark Plugs

    Hey guys, I have a new 383 Small block chevy, 10 to 1 compression, aluminum high flow heads, roller cam shaft with .528 Intake .536 Exhaust lift, 221 Intake / 226 Exhaust duration @.050 and a 110...
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