1961 Cadillac Other Repair Question
1961 Other Cadillac Models starting issues
1961 Other Cadillac Models V8 Two Wheel Drive Automatic 48000 miles
I have a 1961 cadilac series 62 with a 390 v8 in it ive replaced everything under the dis. including the dis. cap and coil. I have spark coming from the coil and from the points and the carb. is pumping gas to the motor but no matter what i try i cant get it to start. the engine has not been rebuilt yet and it ran about 6 months ago before i bought it.
you mention you have spark to the dist but nothing about whether or not it's going to the spark plugs. If it's not replace the rotor cap. Also if you are getting spark at the points are you getting dwell? you could have a condiditon of what is called grounded points which would not allow the car to run. Also a bad timing chain would do the same thing as it would be out of time. When you replaced the distributor cap, did you do the wires one at a time or just rip them all out . It may be out of firing order too...
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