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    I have a Vertex Magneto dist on a 454 chevy motor. the motor runs rough at idle, does any one know what i should checking for? what is gap setting on dist, and plugs? Joe
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    Are you running gas or alky?? they don't usually run mags on gas, better with alky. Are you running blown or asperated??

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    gas, asperated, it seems to run good at high speed, but at idle it stalls and acts like it ran out of gas?
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    I gap mine at 20
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    plugs? at 20
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    Quote Originally Posted by joe wojtowicz View Post
    gas, asperated, it seems to run good at high speed, but at idle it stalls and acts like it ran out of gas?
    Do you know Dyno Don? He run asp. with a mag, he may be able to help you out.

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    yes i do thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by joe wojtowicz View Post
    yes i do thanks
    I have his number if you need it.

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    yes i need it pm me

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    Sent

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    Hey Joe you get if figured out?? if not bring it along with some new points, some one will get be able to get you running.
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    ok thanks

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