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Re: Ford 8N Sputtering Problem

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12-21-2012 10:56:46

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Pull the carb drain plug and catch the gas. You should have a good steady flow of gas there for say 5 minutes. Look at the gas and make sure it is not full of rust or dirt or water. If you do not have a good flow there work you way back till you find where it is clogged up. As for the screens there should be one at the carb elbow, one in the top of the sediment bowl and one in the tank. Also make sure you have a good blue/white spark that will jump a 1/4 inch gap or more. Also telling us if it is a front or side mount and if 6 or 12 volts helps us help you

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12-21-2012 11:07:44

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 Re: Ford 8N Sputtering Problem in reply to old, 12-21-2012 10:56:46  
It is a 6 volt with front mount coil

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12-21-2012 11:16:38

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 Re: Ford 8N Sputtering Problem in reply to j_eich18, 12-21-2012 11:07:44  
Make sure since it is a front mount that you have all 4 gaskets in the distributor and also make sure you do not have a wet distributor since the fan loves to pick up and blow snow back and that will cause you odd problems

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