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Car won't start even with parts replacement.
If you have a 1964 Cadi and you have a coil overheating then you may have an issue with a shorted wire in the distributor that comes from the coil and goes to the points inside the distributor. You need...
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Gears won't shift
Hello. There are several things that can cause this. You need to start by checking to see if the shift linkage is moving on the transmission when you try putting it into gear. If not then the linkage may not...
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Carburetor leaking gasoline
Hello! It sounds like the needle valve and float in the bottom of the carburetor may be stuck which is causing the carburetor to flood with gasoline. Usually a few knocks by the fuel inlet with a rubber hammer will...
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Car turns over from starter, but not from ignition
Hello there, thank you for asking about your 1964 Chevrolet Bel Air. If the starter will turn over when jumped directly, then power is not getting to the starter. The wiring diagram I have for this vehicle is horrible, probably...
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car will idle, tries to accelerate in gear, then loses power and dies
Hi there. Even though you recently rebuilt the carburetor it sounds like that is the issue. Prior to replacing it I would first check the fuel pressure. If it is fine then the accelerator pump in the carburetor is either...
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Would it be hard to make this vehicle a daily driver?
Hello. The simple answer to this is that "Yes, this could be a daily driver. Yes, brakes and fuel system components can be replaced in your driveway or garage. Yes, quite likely the fuel tank has rust issues, as well...

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