My money would be on the timing.
You could check the oxy sensor is plugged in, though I've never seen it actually affect a car's running that much.
The other thing is if the exhaust is leaking/partially blocked?
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naa the map sensor wasnt disconnected, i changed it over but it made no difference,
although it runs like my el did when the vaccume hose came off my map sensor, rough idle, huge fuel consuption, black smoke, but it didnt make any difference,
it could be caus of the battery being disconnected, but the problem of backfiring, stalling, black smoke bla bla bla has been like that for a while, it just got a shit load worse on saturday, to the point that u cannot drive it
thanks again guys, ill let u know how it goes!
The magna is nearly dead...i need a new car...AGAIN!!...why did i sell the EL??
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