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Old 01-03-2013, 09:50 PM   #11  
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So lemme get this straight......the return line comes off the regulator and feed line goes directly to the rail?
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So lemme get this straight......the return line comes off the regulator and feed line goes directly to the rail?
yes sir
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Old 01-03-2013, 11:22 PM   #13  
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That was it! Thank all of you for helping.

Now I gotta get timing right and all the little stuff.

I cant believe it was that simple...

now time to get to making it look good.
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cool glad it was something easy.
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Old 01-04-2013, 09:40 PM   #16  
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Well....now there is an aweful tick in the head/cam area....figures there would be something....idled it for about half hour and no change....almost sounds like stuck lifter.

Check engine light still on too.

Set the timing and idles nicely....rev it a bit and let off and the backfire pops make cool looking smoke rings. Of course after engine warmed up that went away....34 degrees i believe.
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Well....now there is an aweful tick in the head/cam area....figures there would be something....idled it for about half hour and no change....almost sounds like stuck lifter.

Check engine light still on too.

Set the timing and idles nicely....rev it a bit and let off and the backfire pops make cool looking smoke rings. Of course after engine warmed up that went away....34 degrees i believe.
Obd1 or 2, if its two get the codes read. the ticking is a common miata thing. Change the oil 10w30, throw some oil stabilizer in it. Should stop after a while.
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Obd1 or 2.....not sure what you mean.

What type of stabilizer would you recomend?
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Does it have the port for a code reader, mine is just hanging out near the radio surround.
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Not sure...Ill have to look.

I definatly know lucas....not sure why that didnt ring a bell.
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