still working the issue
I've replaced the spark plugs (slight brownish discoloration), am planning on replacing the distributor cap and rotor(slight green buildup on the points), put in a bottle of fuel injector cleaner.
The idle is less rough now but still evident at times.
Am also trying out a test provided bystevebfl(thanks steve!)to see if it's a fuel pressure leak that's causing my hard starts when engine is warm.
Not to mention I put in a tankful of 89 octane fuel which is apparently more prone to vapor locking symptoms than the high test stuff.
So, lots of variables, we'll see how she runs today.