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On the testdrive, we immediately noticed a smoother idle and more response from a dead stop. By remedying the lean condition, hooking up the vacuum advance, and dialing in the timing, Mena claimed we’ll definitely see an improvement at the gas pump. It still ran between 195 and 210 degrees, but we think that comes from a seeping radiator and power-robbing composite flex fan. Maybe a cooling system upgrade and test is in this project’s future.