Long story. SOLVED **** thanks to all that helped. fix can be read here: http://www.minitrucktalk.com/showthread.php?15191-Bad-distributor-cap-strange-arc (92 mits Bravo mincab, 660cc, auto, turbo) So had to change my battery cus the temp here killed it 8 days in my garage at -30 needed boost ran it and drove 20 min started again after 4 hrs out in -25 drove home 20min trip. Parked in garage 3 days temp -20s _______ So now the temp is -7 wont start SO bat must be done. got at boost head to out to get new batt. But van is all hesitating at idle and under load. doesnt stall but sputtery. Heres a link to a couple video clips: me starting it up and then another one where I turn the lights on and off. to try to see the spark jump again. Couldn't see the spark today .....not sure why. Still missfireing, studdering, hesitating ....video with audio will be best to see n hear what's happnen. Any ideas? http://video.videolicious.com/c04058...3-d3826b6467e6 http://video.videolicious.com/a78f3b...9-1a8e0a863aca SO get new batt drive home....and push it to see how she goes. seems OK after 60kph non stop all the way home. 10 min trip ____________ Think there might be some condensation in the gas. read about seafoam. Sounds good. __________________ Drive though the slushy swampy streets to go get some seafoam. still sputtery and loapy so I was on a bit over 1/4 tank of gas .... dumped in 1/3 of a can of seafoam into gas before filling up. Started her up ...ran 3 min down the road and the O2 / Catalytic converter warnnig light came on. Not knowing what the light meant I proceeded to panic (pants shitting is what I call it) thinking its the tranny. She was still sputtery the rest of the 4min ride home. SO now I wonder seafoam? slush hit the sensor and set it off ? It did go on once before after washiing undercarrage and on a swampy slushy day 2 yrs ago. How long into the tank of gas should I start to see the hesitation/loapyness go away IF it was condensation in my gas and the seafoam did it's thing. Anyone?