Tuning up an old car is really a mess comparing to new cars. If you want to tune up your old car I think you’ll find this article useful. It is taken from wikihow and it will show you how to tune up an old car step by step
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Cars built before about 1980 usually have simple Kettering ignition systems that can be maintained by home mechanics. These steps will maximise power, reduce fuel consumption and reduce the chance of overheating.
- Obtain information about ignition point gaps, firing order, timing advance and spark plug gaps from the car manual or other reliable source.
- Buy replacement spark plugs, ignition points, ignition leads, condensers as needed. Mostly these will not be required, though it is best to replace the ignition points.