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Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by choper, Jan 12, 2002.

  1. choper

    choper Newbie

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    What i need to know is it possible to use my distributor with
    computer plug after converting from electric carb to Edelbrock performer carb
     
  2. 95 Silverado

    95 Silverado 1/2 ton status

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    if your distributor doesn't have a vacuum advance on it, you will have to keep the ecm in place and hooked up to the distributor as it controls the timing, the carburetor you took off was also controlled by the ecm so the system isn't going to be working as designed. you would be best to get a vacuum type distributor and go without the ecm

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  3. choper

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    I have vacuum advance on the distributor but its a 1986 blazer
    that had that electric carb and it had a plug for the computer
    that is in the glove compartment.
     
  4. dyeager535

    dyeager535 1 ton status Premium Member

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    if you have vac advance on the dist., its not ECM controlled. Its ESC, which as another post has covered (search for "esc") can be converted to "standard" HEI.

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    Why insist on counting when the ring gear has the tooth counts stamped in?
     

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