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  1. Classic Tech
    I'm definitely a rookie when it comes to cars. I never changed oil in one until I got my '66 Mustang from my grandmother. When we first got it running after sitting 25 years we had problems with the engine hesitating when you barely pushed the gas and it would just die on me unless I let it...
  2. Classic Tech
    All -- When I try to hook up the vacuum hose from the timed or untimed port on my Edelbrock carburetor to the vacuum port on my distributor, the engine immediately stalls / cuts off. Anyone have any idea what the issue might be? The distributor was supposedly rebuild. HELP!
  3. Classic Tech
    Hi I've read many articles on this subject but I haven't come across my exact scenario yet. My engine normally idles nice for the first few stops around 600rpm when in gear and my foot is on the brake. However as it gets warm the rpms dip below 500 and eventually it stalls. It has a stock...
  4. Classic Tech
    Hi guys, I have a 200ci that had the thermactor emissions. So to make it short and sweet. Where can i find a replacement vacuum advance for a thermactor distributior? Here is a thermactor distributior from MustangsUnlimited. Mustangs Unlimited - The Premier Source for Mustang, Shelby and...
  5. 5.0L Tech
    Howdy, I just found that my Smog Pump is frozen. Instead of replacing it I am considering deleting it and reducing some of the vacuum lines since I am already running an X-Pipe with no Cats. My question is what are the vacuum lines and heater tubes that I need to delete? I was going to use a...
  6. Classic Tech
    i am rebuilding a 1965 fastback with a 289 in it and i am just about at the point where i can run a fuel line give it some gas and see if i did it all right. i am having a few issues with the distributor and it's vacuum advance, i put a new fomoco 4100 carburetor (sposed to be the one that ford...
  7. Classic Tech
    Hey All: I have a '65 289 in my coupe and have installed a 1406 Edelbrock carburetor on a Edelbrock 2121 intake manifold. I also have a pertronix ignitor electronic point kit installed in the distributor. Do I need to hook up the vacuum advance and if so, where would I hook it up on the...
  8. 5.0L Tech
    I have a 1985 Mustang GT with a 1990 302 H.O. engine, edelbrock carburetor and edelbrock intake. I just did a whole write up and lost it so I'll keep this simple. Under the factory hood it says "Timing is 12 degrees BTDC at 800 RPMs max" yet everyone on here says 10 degrees and seen with 500...
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