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Old 11-19-2009, 11:34 AM
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Originally Posted by corey454
ok guys i talked to msd and according to theyr tech guy there is supposed to be a patch cable that comes with a msd box that connects the box to the dist. well my car doesnt have that patch the box is mounted to the fire wall so close to the distributor that it plugs directly to the box well according to them i need this patch cable and to move the box away from the distributor and to keep the wiring away from other wires he says it sounds to him like the box is picking up what he called noise from the distributor causing the box to not pick up the signal correctly thus limiting my rpm so i have a cable comin will yell back after i try it anyone got any input on that?
This sounds VERY plausible as the box could very well be catching VERY high voltage noise as the distib is running in the 40,000 - 60,000+ volt arena.
Early Vettes had major radio interference issues what with the 'glass body and high voltage spark. And THEY weren't as hot as todays.
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Old 11-27-2009, 01:08 PM
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well guys i seem to have fixed the problem but i havent had a chance to drive it yet il try n drive it this weekend and let ya know but it starts easier seems crisper and leaves harder in the driveway so we'll see
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Old 11-27-2009, 05:29 PM
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Good luck...Hope that fixed the problem! Let us know.

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