My Ramcharger has an annoying starting problem. It starts up ok in the morning but when I go to start it up thru out the day, it takes forever it catch and turn on. The engine spins but doesn't fire up until 3-4 tries. I just did a tune up on it today (new wires plugs cap rotor) , and leaned out the carb a bit (was running rich), but no change.
any ideas what to look for next?
FYI 1983 Ramcharger Prospector 318 Auto. Has a Edelbrock 600 cfm carb and no catslytic conv. but otherwise stock.
What ignition do you have? Lean-burn, standard electronic, or aftermarket (eg MSD, Jacobs). What you describe sounds like what happens to every lean-burn vehicle I have ever driven, and it is usually a problem with the 'start' pickup coil in the dist.
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