[DMCForum] Re: Loss of Power/Flat acceleration (Long, but worth reading)
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[DMCForum] Re: Loss of Power/Flat acceleration (Long, but worth reading)



All wires were replaced.

--- In DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Dave Stragand" <dave.stragand@xxxx>
wrote:
> The ground shield just helps ground induced current from high
voltage wires.
> Primarily, it's a radio interference trap and is not extremely
necessary --
> in fact, it has no effect on performance but if it's on there,
ground it
> (otherwise it traps the current and can give you a hell of a jolt
with the
> engine running.  Ask me about my Accel stainless braided wires on
my Chevy).

> The cable does not come out of the sheath that I know of, but you
can
> replace it with a non-shielded one.  On the same subject, have you
replaced
> your wires yet?  Remember when we put it on the Bear?  You had at
three bad
> cables that I remember.  It's a resistance test... but basically I
would
> just replace them all if any are bad.

> -Dave
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: cruznmd [mailto:racuti1@xxxx]
> Sent: Tuesday, April 27, 2004 9:42 AM
> To: DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [DMCForum] Re: Loss of Power/Flat acceleration (Long, but
worth
> reading)
>
>
> Marc,
>
> On that note, the primary coil-to-distributor wire has a giant mesh
> shield on it, with a little ground pigtail. How necessary is this?
> How do I get the cable out of the shield to install a new one?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Rich
>
> --- In DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Marc Levy <malevy_nj@xxxx> wrote:
> > Based on this alone, you have an electrical problem..
> > Find it and fix it before you go messing with the fuel
> > system.
> >
> > I'd suggest checking all of the connections and wires
> > associated with the coil.  The primary ignition system
> > drives the tach.
> >
> > --- cruznmd <racuti1@xxxx> wrote:
> > <SNIP>
> > > Marc, after the engine compartment is good and hot,
> > > the tach flickers
> > > even when parked and idling. It's rock-steady after
> > > things cool
> > > appreciably.
> > <SNIP>
> >
> >
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