Re: My Car's New Trick
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Re: My Car's New Trick

Hi Bill

I've been following this thread with great interest, and there have been lots of good thoughts. I don't want to embarrass myself here, but I'm wondering about electrical instead of fuel. My '63 Sport Fury acted like that for a while and it turned out to be the Mopar Performance Electronic Ignition Module was loose. They have to be grounded. It had worked loose on the inner fender. The car would start and run and then start to run awful and be hard to start. I sanded the paint of the mounting holes of the module and added a ground wire. (just my 2 cents)

Good Luck and please keep us posted.


On Monday, April 18, 2016 at 8:27:30 PM UTC-4, TopBanana wrote:
So I got the Coronet all back together from dialing back the converter and the first couple of short drives went well. Trans temp never gets above 175-180 and the car is very snappy.

Now on to the it until warmed up, turn it off, and upon re-starting, it'll run for 30-45 seconds, then it dies. Crank it forever, stutter, repeat 6-7 times.........

When it finally fires, it's stumbling alot, then after it's running, it'll stumble some more while driving, as you are fighting to keep it running. After that, it's fine until you turn it off again. It also started the stumbling crap after sitting at a light for a few minutes yesterday.

When I got home tonight, I immediately popped the hood and my glass fuel filter was already empty.

The only thing I changed since last season was the power valve from a high-flow 6.5 to a standard flow 5.5. I haven't changed the idle, mixture screws, or anything on the carb.

My initial thoughts are the fuel pump took a dump so I'm picking up a new one tomorrow morning.

Carb is a QuickFuel 750 Slayer Series.

Any other thoughts

Bill M
65 Coronet 500 'vert
73 Dart Sport, 05 Ram 2500 CTD, 4WD, QC, LB, Laramie
21 Model T Depot Hack, 06 Mazda 3

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