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Old 01-10-2016, 04:19 PM   #1
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I just bought a 97 Chevy k1500 z71. 350 5.7 liter everything running great on this truck, but for my own purpose I changed out rotor, distributor cap, plugs and wires, air filter, fuel filter, and changed everything out and all of a sudden, now it runs worse??? What the hell stalling cause the idle is too low, and hesitates when starting up, have to keep my foot on pedal to keep it running??? Help anyone, spark plugs came to me .60 gaped... Help anyone????

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Old 01-10-2016, 05:24 PM   #2
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Never mind I am an idiot I crossed the wires!!! Good god. Lol

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Old 01-10-2016, 06:03 PM   #3
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And now your folly is documented forever.

Just kidding...happens to all of us.
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Old 01-10-2016, 06:23 PM   #4
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Can't believe I did that,lol
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Old 01-11-2016, 08:53 AM   #5
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I hate when I do that but then I love it when I find it.
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Let me guess #5 and #7...
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Old 01-11-2016, 07:12 PM   #7
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Been there, done that. #6 and #8 on my 3500 van. Took longer than I care to admit to figure out the problem.
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What's aggravating is when someone reminds me I did it 30 years ago and I'll not be able to remind you 30 years from now. Dammmitt.
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I just bought a 97 Chevy k1500 z71. 350 5.7 liter everything running great on this truck, but for my own purpose I changed out rotor, distributor cap, plugs and wires, air filter, fuel filter, and changed everything out and all of a sudden, now it runs worse??? What the hell stalling cause the idle is too low, and hesitates when starting up, have to keep my foot on pedal to keep it running??? Help anyone, spark plugs came to me .60 gaped... Help anyone????
Have everything in engine beside the spark plug? Is there idle adjustment in your car?

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