I AM TRYING TUNEUP MY 1974 PLYMOUTH GOLD DUSTER ...

  • Tiny
  • nandust
  • 1974 Plymouth Duster
  • 39,000 miles

I am trying tuneup my 1974 plymouth gold duster, slant 6 engine, 225. What is your suggested air/fuel mixture ratio. I am having trouble getting any power going uphill and starts to overheat.

Please help. I have it set at 1 degree BTDC.

Sunday, October 21st, 2012 AT 12:24 AM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
  • Expert
  • 25,502 posts

I would move it to 10.

Make sure the points are at.018 and the dwell at 30.

Other than that, it could be a bad cat. 74 should have one.

The overheating may be a bad t stat, clogged rad or blown head gasket which would also explain the no power

Roy

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Sunday, October 21st, 2012 AT 12:26 AM

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