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Re: [Bfix] non-EB, but automotive

From: Jeremy Gottshall <j_gottshall_at_yahoo.com>
Date: Mon, 4 Feb 2002 12:45:06 -0800 (PST)

Thanks Thom and everyone who replied with some tips.
Due to time/resource/know-how constraints, I think I'm
just gonna have to suck it up and take it in
somewhere. Hope everyone has a good week.
-Jeremy

--- Thom Singer <ntsqd_at_yahoo.com> wrote:
> Check your cam timing. Sounds like it's off a tooth
> at the cam.
> Probably time for a new belt too.
>
> --- Jeremy Gottshall <j_gottshall_at_yahoo.com> wrote:
> > Sorry, off topic.
> > I'm in Germany and have an '83 VW golf I bought
> for
> > $450 (I know) that isn't running worth a crap.
> Pretty
> > much base model transportation: 4 banger, 4 speed,
> > manual choke, etc.
> > Anyway, it runs really rough almost all of the
> time,
> > almost like it's missing or something, and it will
> die
> > unless I leave the choke pulled out at least half
> way.
> > Today it wouldn't even start at all; turns over
> but
> > doesn't even come close to firing up. Last time
> this
> > happened (not starting) I ignored it for a while,
> then
> > one day it just cranked right up.
> > I bought it about three months ago, and it ran
> o.k.
> > at the time, but then it started acting up. I did
> a
> > tune up (plugs, wires, cap, rotor) and it ran fine
> > again. It wasn't two days later started acting up
> > AGAIN. I'm at a loss. I don't want to sink a lot
> of
> > money into it; I kinda like to at least get it
> running
> > well enough to sell it.
> > Thanks for listening. Any help would be
> appreciated.
> > I'd rather be working on my '71 instead, but the
> > Atlantic ocean's kinda in my way.
> > -Jeremy
> >
> >
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> Ventura, CA
>
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Received on Mon Feb 04 2002 - 13:45:09 MST


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