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Old 08-02-2003, 12:14 AM   #1
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sometimes my car idles really rough.but not all the time.which i dont understand.it doesnt seem to matter whether or not the a/c is one.it seems to be especially bad when parked either uphill or downhill.and only does it certain times.could weather conditions play a role? like today it was doin it and it was like 70-80 rather humid cause it was preparing to rain.are some new plugs/wires in my future.and no im not gonna buy performance ones.id like too but i dont have the moolah.
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My taylors were only $50, i don't consider that expensive. And i have no money...
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thats expensive for me.i have even less money than you.and you have none so what does that tell ya?
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Ok, i still owe half my car to my parents I almost bought a green 97 with 123 miles but the guy sold it. Then i realized after i got this, that it has 20k less then that one did... Yeah my account was hurting, but today is payday! Actually any decent wire is all you really need. I just wanted something that will look good, last, and give me headroom in ignition performance if i ever decide to beef it up and get power out of it. Delcos were quoted at 60 for me by the shop i get parts at cost for (mom works there).
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i probly just get the lifetime warranty wires at oreilly.i cant remember what brand they are.and then the delco plugs i guess.if i get them at all.i can live with the rough idle.but i dont like to.right now id like to.put some mods on my pencil sharpener(see lounge)
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I saw that... No Ram Jet from GM parts direct?? Cmon all aluminum big block GM power baby! Monster engines.... They have 3 for sale on the front page. #1 #10 and #15 i believe..
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i might just throw a weed eater engine on it or somethin.thatd still be cool though.anything would be better than it is now.even like a hamster on a wheel.
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LittleHoov how long have you had you car? I would start with the spark plugs and wires. Say away from Bosch. Also check to see if you MAF screen is there. Maybe the previous owner removed it.
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I think this is a prime candidate for a brand new Series III supercharged Swap!
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Stay away from Bosch ??? Hmm that is what I am running. Just the single electrode platinum. Sometimes it doesn't idle all that great. What is the concensus on the best plugs to run ???? Anyone try AC platinum ?
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