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Put in new cam and tunnel ram and a MSD dist idles but will

Customer Question

put in new cam and tunnel ram and a MSD dist idles but will not rev up
JA: How many miles are on the car? What size is the engine?
Customer: motor has less than 500 mis its a 355 small block in my 67 elcamino
JA: What is the model of your '67 Chevy?
Customer: elcamino
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes and I have built small blocks all my life and i.m 64 now and can't remember shit. I rechecked the cam manifold for leaks it two new 600 holleys
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: I think its the rev limiter in the dist so I am going to change that next
Submitted: 27 days ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  kalamykid replied 27 days ago.

What model msd distributor did you use? How old are the carbs? What plug wires are you using? What cam did you use?

Customer: replied 27 days ago.
Ready to run with a blaster 2 coil and the carbs are just out off the box
Customer: replied 27 days ago.
Everything is new
Expert:  kalamykid replied 27 days ago.

Please forgive me but I need specifics on each of the parts so I can look up the correct data so I can help you fix this problem.

Customer: replied 27 days ago.
Don't have time now
Expert:  kalamykid replied 27 days ago.

You can take all the time you need. I would need to look up each part and see what the data sheets are for them as well as any wire diagrams so we can do the testing needed to get it to run correctly. I will be online till around 3 am.

Customer: replied 27 days ago.
Expert:  kalamykid replied 27 days ago.

You are very welcome.

Customer: replied 27 days ago.
Your not charging me for the extended time are you. Because if you are we need to cancel now
Expert:  kalamykid replied 27 days ago.

No there will be no more charges for this question. What you have agreed to pay is all you have to pay for me to help you.

Customer: replied 27 days ago.
K will talk later
Expert:  kalamykid replied 27 days ago.

Take your time. I will be here when you are ready.

Customer: replied 26 days ago.
Found the problem. It's In the distributor. Thanks for the help.
Expert:  kalamykid replied 26 days ago.

you are very welcome.