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Stalling I'm having a problem keeping this car running. sometimes it runs (idles) then dies when you try to drive it. Then it won't start again for hours or sometimes days. I have replaced the fuel pump and fuel filter. The carb has just been rebuilt, the part that you adjust the idle with has been rebuilt, gas cap was replaced, fuel line from pump to carb was replaced and moved further away from engine block to prevent vapor lock, and the distributor coil was replaced about 6 months ago. I am running out of ideas. Please help!!

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Have you done a back pressure test on it? If you have no idea what I'm talking about, unbolt exhaust at heads or before the catalitic converter/converters. Try starting then driving it then. If that solves your problem, your catalitic converter/converters are clogged.

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