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I have a 66 ford mustang 1 barrel carburator

The problems is I have had 3 that has been rebuilt and not one of them works. When the engine is cold it run find but as it get warm and you give it gas it wants to die out, but them pick it self up and drive ok.(does it in park or driving it). (new fuel filter and rebuilt carb) the motor is a 78 . It doesn't have any vacumn leaks and idles fine.If you can help let me know. Thanks (it is a 66 carburator with heat choke and auto trans)

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  • ddklecan Apr 23, 2009

    If you put your hand over the carb it dies out. When its warm the choke is all the way open. Thanks

  • ddklecan Apr 24, 2009

    I have move the timming up and it runs alot better now. It still want to die out but pick the fuel up quickly and doesn't stall out. It is driveable now with a little mis when it's in park. Thanks for all your help!!!!

  • mike loshbough
    mike loshbough May 11, 2010

    while the car is running put your hand over most of the carburetor intake see if the car idle speeds up or down let me know,

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Have you check the curb idle adjustment?have you checked fuel pressure?how does it act without vaccum hooked to the distributor?or you may have to ****** the timing a little to keep up.My old 1969 mustang 351 ran like that and i cheated the timing and it did so much for me,other than that its sure time consuming

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When the engine is fully warmed up check the choke. it should be wide open.if not it needs to be adjusted.

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Then there is no vacuum leak move the timing up a hair!

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