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Engine stalling when in gear.
This is a transmission internal issue of trying to go into reverse and drive at the same time from a leaking valve body.
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Q: Car stalling when put into gear.
It sounds to me like the engine might have drivability problems and the load from the transmission is overcoming the engine power at idle. Have a certified mechanic who is familiar with older carbureted engines inspect the timing and check...
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Car air condition not working; smoke under hood; leaking coolant.
All three of these problems are probably unrelated and may need to be addressed separately. I would recommend having the vehicle thoroughly examined by a knowledgable technician, such as one from YourMechanic, since multiple repairs may be required. The smoking...
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Reverse gear causes wobbling and shaking - 1966 Chevrolet C20
Sounds like something is loose or disconnected back there still: trailing arm bolts, panhard rod bolts? Are the shocks bolted up? Are the "blocks" you mention allowing the axle housing to rotate (under torque), relative to the trailing arms? ...
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Tires not rolling
It is very possible the rear drum brakes are locked up. The rear wheels would need to be removed and the drums loosened up to restore rotation. You may want enlist the help of a mechanic, such as one from...
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How to get rust off of my project car?
Hey there. This is one of the toughest decisions in starting a classic car restoration project. Rust is relentless. The absolute "best way" to deal with rust is to disassemble the car, have it media blasted, or acid-dipped, then immediately...
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Car shakes in idle and reverse
Hi Cyrel. Thanks for contacting us today. To be honest, there could be multiple issues going on here. It's more than likely that you have a loose or damaged vacuum line or your ignition timing is off. A damaged torque...
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Need to install new wiper switch on my 1966 chevelle SS
Hi Charles. Thanks for the question today. If I recall correctly, the wiper switch on the driver side of the dash does require removal of the dash, as I don't think you can access it from behind the firewall. It's...
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1966 pontiac gto egine wont fire but turns over, replaced distributor cap, rotor, points, igition coil,has spark and fuel to carb.
Hi Anthony. Thanks for contacting us today. In most cases, a hard to start issue after completing wholesale changes is caused by something very simple - such as a loose or damaged ground wire to the coil, distributor or other...
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Engines I can easily put in a 1966 mustang
Hi Griffin. Your 66 Mustang was built to handle a small block V-8 Ford. The size of the small block Ford's 289, 302 and 351 are identical. They gain cubic inches by having larger bore and stroke in the combustion...

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