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Old 07-29-2007   #60
"The only thing to fear is.............fear itself"
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GTA Year: 1991
GTA Engine: 350 TPI Automatic
Re: hard start and intermittant miss

Originally Posted by Stephen
Way to go!

When I was 16, I needed to kill an engine real quick, so I reached up, bare handed, and pulled the coil wire from the distributor cap

About 5 seconds later, I was actually able to let go of it (or I was thrown loose, not sure) but the "dancing" finally stopped, and I found myself a few feet away, flat on my back, on the driveway!

Only takes ONE TIME to learn not to do that!

I did the exact same thing. It only takes once.

Cliff Jones
1991 GTA Trans Am
w/305,231 miles
on the original motor!!!!
Time of Death on motor, 4:07pm on 05/29/2010.
Best et: 13.959@97.05mph
Best mph: 98.3
Best 60' : 1.875 on BFG Comp TA's w/ 32 lbs of air in them
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