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PostPosted: Sat Oct 21, 2017 10:44 pm 
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Hello, I just had My DeSoto shipped to me after 30 years, Its a 1936. I am trying to see if it will start. I put oil down the plugs and now it turns over. My problem is no spark at the plugs, the Distributer looks good, plugs OK, I replaced the coil but still no spark. One question is the coil has both a plus and minus, does the plus go to the distributer. This is not the original fire wall mount, but the new ones. Can someone help me.

UpDate : I now have fire to my plugs, Fuel is next. I have removed the gas tank,in process of finding cleaning method. It looks like White Vinegar solution might work.

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Dana Hayman


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Glad to hear you're sorting out the issues!

Don't hesitate to stop back by if more help is needed.

Good luck!

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