Well i just had the lube mobile bloke out with his computer... $100 he came to the conclusion that there is a 90% chance of it being the distributor... I have also been told this from an auto electrician and will be taking it into valley auto electrics for a full rebuild ($30 + 1 hour labour) :)
why dont you sell the old engine. check out the local wreakers try and see if theres any ebs to el there take out the engine and running gear and swap it over to your ea. How much would a ef engine cost. ive seen a el at a wreackers smashed in rear and side. or go to the auctions and buy a smashed one and swap.
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