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66 Mustang- 289 V8- has an intermittent surge and rattling noise

The car has sat for almost 2 years, relatively low miles on a rebuilt 289 about 3 years back. It's been surging on and off for the last couple weeks, just replaced the fuel pump but it didn't fix that problem. Also have a rattling noise on initial accelerations and if I really get on the gas, but it's an occasional problem also, what should I do?

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Sounds like crappy gas. The 289 may not like pump no-lead and the rattling sound you are hearing may be pinging / knocking.

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