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258 6cyl backfire

Old 01-25-2019, 07:19 AM
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ok my 82 j10 seems to really like to backfire out of the exhaust when i rev it up and it is really getting annoying, if i fell like running it through the gears kinda hard it just backfires in between gears loud i know its gonna do it some but its crazyis this common for these? i mean it only has 16,000 orig miles on it
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Old 01-25-2019, 07:53 AM
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sounds like a carb issue like its dumping too much fuel after you let off the gas and its building up in the exhaust then backfiring
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well it was a new carb put on it about 2 years ago, but that was before me, so since its a happy 2 bbl i guess i need to check it out and since i havnt had to play with a 2bbl in 30 years this could be fun, and maybe check timing to see whats up there
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Carter BBD? Has the carb ever worked right?
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Are the plug wires original?
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no but i think there about time to replace all of that stuff because it has been parked and not been driven alot, it only has 16,000 miles on it, is there a new type distributor i could get and install thats better than the factory
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This. Use a set of plug wires from a mid 80s Chevy 250 c.i. straight six.
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