1973 VOLVO 164 RUNNING ROUGH

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1973 Volvo 164 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 95000 miles

just installed new trigger points, car ran great, drove from washington state to wyoming, starting running rough, missing, tach would fall then go by up to normal, got into town low rpm's car stalled, would not restart, started in about 3hours, run crappy, rough, fuel pump pressure is good, 28lbs, right now I am stranded in Cody, WY with a dead car, I don't even know if anyone in this town knows what a volvo is, please help
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Sunday, August 23rd, 2009 AT 7:12 PM

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Hi
When Tach acts up the distributor suspect. Check otu points, cap for crack etc. Pull plug wire ground to block is spark blue/white?
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Monday, August 24th, 2009 AT 8:48 AM

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