My car does not start very easily. At the first bump of the key, it fires right up but immediately dies. This is followed by holding the key and turning the engine over and over and usually pumping the gas pedal 1-2 times. This results in a very weak, sputtering start-up that will again die as often as not. Eventually I'm able to get her running and off I go.
I'd like to improve this.
Here is what I've done to the car since bringing it home:
-PowerMaster 100 amp alternator w/ one-wire set up
-New battery (Advanced Auto gold brand)
-New spark plugs and wires
Here is what was already on the car:
-Remanufactured Q-jet of indeterminate age
The car does not give me any trouble once it's running, so I think the fuel system is in good working order. I've also tested the battery and alternator even though they are new and they are performing as expected. With the air cleaner off, the choke appears to be working also. What can I do to improve start-ups? MSD Ignition box? Thanks for any replies.
1968 Impala SS