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I changed my spark plug wires today (AutoLite 7.5mm). Now my car won't hold a steady idle and the pedal response is HELLA sluggish! The motor just shakes when i start the car like it's firing wrong, but I know for a fact that it's wired right. Although, I'm a guy, I might have wired em wrong, but i'm pretty damn sure I did it right. Any ideas on what it could be anybody? or maybe a diagram of spark plug wire placement onto the distributor? Thanks.
 

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DOH!!! I'm an idiot! :D

I mixed up #2 and #3. Just happened to look through the manual to check the firing order and low and behold, I wired it wrong. Now it's running like a 4g67 champ that it is lol. 4 cylinders is better than 2 :)
 

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Jon, did you replace the cap(goes inside the distributor cap) when you replaced the wires??

If not, I would recommed you do it. It's an inexpensive part and it's one of the maintenance items you should replace from time to time on a distributor equipped engine.
 

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James did you mean the "rotor?" Thats the part that goes inside the distributer cap that spins around thats good to replace when you replace the cap.

dennis
 

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Blackboost said:
Jon, did you replace the cap(goes inside the distributor cap) when you replaced the wires??

If not, I would recommed you do it. It's an inexpensive part and it's one of the maintenance items you should replace from time to time on a distributor equipped engine.
No, I changed that a little bit ago, so I'm pretty sure it's doing ok :)

Also, what are the stock wire size for our 1.8L's?
 
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