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Unread 11-16-2012, 02:10 PM   #1
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Exclamation my friend has a question that i cant find the answer to on google help please

ok so my friend just bought this car and the person he bought it from said they degreased the engine and after that they couldnt get it to run. now we already know the problem is the distributor cap or the distributor, the question which one is it? the old distributor got wet and wont fire. the cars been sitting for 3 years and we dont want to put any more money in to the car if its not needed is there any way to clean it to make it spark again?
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Unread 11-16-2012, 02:44 PM   #2
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might help to post what car, engine, etc.
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Unread 11-16-2012, 07:41 PM   #3
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After 3 years your going to need more then a cap to get it running.
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its a inline six 232 amc rebel. i had one similar but sold it now my friends bought one
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A new distributor cap is usually pretty cheap. I would start there first. Have you checked to see that the carb is jetting fuel first?

Quick search and ebay has a new cap for $10, and i found a distributor for $46. All in all ~$60 isnt bad to try and get it running, assuming the ignition is the only thing wrong...
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Unread 12-12-2012, 08:09 AM   #6
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well the motor turns over and the carb is getting fuel i know that because we flooded it lol.
my friend keeps saying hes gonna buy the distributor soon but he hasnt yet
but we will see
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