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Offline Kailas

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New car
« on: 08:51:35 PM / 12-Jul-05 »
Hi guys,
I\'m picking up an 1985 200 sx sometime in the next 2 days and i went over to look at it today and bought a battery and fuel filter for it. The car has been sitting in a garage for a little bit and it dudnt start up. the engine turns and stuff and the fuel pump works but it wouldnt start up, tomorrow i\'m gonna try priming the fuel pump and maybe changing the spark plugs and see if that works, and then if it still doesnt then take a mechanic over to get it running.

Any more suggestions? the mechanic is the last resort but i\'d like to get it running myself.


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Offline project200sx

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« Reply #1 on: 12:09:27 PM / 13-Jul-05 »
yeah sounds like you might be headed in the right direction with the spark plugs... since your fuel pump works its most likely a spark related problem... make shure your coils actually work first though...
1985 200sx ca20e, custom intake, 2.5 in exhaust, stripped interior, battery relocated to trunk  currently deceased

1987 BMW 325 5speed, performance clutch, chip, intake, 2.5 in exhaust, 17\" rims

1984 200sx ca20e, 5spd, rust free, bone stock (for now)!!

Offline YankeeDrifter

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« Reply #2 on: 03:23:30 PM / 15-Jul-05 »
My car was sitting for a while.  Trying towing it and popping the clutch while in motion.
1990 Mazda Miata, Koni's and Azenis'
1986 VW GTI w/ 2.0l swap and Bilsteins
1987 Nissan 200SX XE, sold
1993 VW Jetta, full cage, lexan windows, etc.
1990 VW Fux; Scrapped
1992 VW GTI; Scrapped