I rebuilt a 1979 Grand prix (301 V8), car turns over but will not light off??

Asked by Apr 26, 2013 at 05:02 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 1979 Grand prix turns over with the battery but wont light off. Even with starting fluid
sprayed in the carburetor, Just finihed rebuilding the engine....

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Take a look at distributor to see if it is in properly. Static time it, then start.

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