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Engine ticking and smoking.
It is possible that the ticking sound you are hearing could be an exhaust manifold leak. This would also explain the gas type smell inside the car. An engine this age may have some oil leaks as well which could...
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Brakes not working very well
I would definitely NOT drive this car as it is a major safety liability. I would be willing to bet that there is a hydraulic leak somewhere that is losing brake fluid, or master cylinder failure. I highly suggest hiring...
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Will a 3.5L Ecoboost engine fit? How much work would it take to install one?
Hello, it is probably possible to fit that particular engine (or any engine really), with the features you like on that vehicle. However it will probably be expensive and will likely be a highly custom job that requires special parts,...
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Car not turning over
Hello. There are several other things that will cause the car not to start, other than the battery or starter. Your fuel system needs to be checked, as well as the spark coming from the distributer to the spark plugs,...
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Stalls reaching normal temperatures
Hi there. I don't think that this is an overheating issue. This sounds like a carburetor problem. If the choke is not working correctly, then this will occur. The choke needs to open when the engine is warm as the...
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Possible carburetor problem
Hello! There are a few things i suggest checking to find the cause of the no start condition. I suggest checking the spark and fuel pressure. Also while trying to crank the vehicle look inside the carburetor to see if...
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Need help rewiring engine
The simplest and most cost effective way to do this is to purchase a complete wiring harness. Replacing all the wiring one wire at a time or building your own harness is far more time consuming. If you are paying...
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What type of carb to replace with?
Picking out the appropriate size carburetor is a factor of how much air your specific engine build will pump. This is measured in CFM's (cubic feet per minute). You are most likely correct in needing a smaller CFM carburetor. Your...
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The driver's side block is getting hotter than the other side
Hi and thank you for contacting YourMechanic. Most likely what is happening here is that the water jacket in your engine on the right side is obstructed and not allowing sufficient coolant to circulate causing the left side to become...
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Buick odd fire. Hot on one side
Hi there. This could be a timing issue with the ignition retarded. The cylinders are getting too hot with the timing out of adjustment. Try advancing the timing. If you are unable to advance the timing, then you will need...
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Car won't start, but is turning over
If you are getting spark and fuel to the engine then you may have a timing issue or compression issue. First bring the engine number one cylinder up on compression stroke and then recheck the distributor is not indexed wrong....
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Which GM pick up rear end has posi, disc brakes and will match my 67 measurements?
Hi there. The axle from a 2001 Chevrolet Camaro should fit your 67 GMC. The axle is about the width of your original axle and it has disc brakes with the posi loc traction control in the differential. If you...
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My driveshaft is welded and not balanced. How much will it costs to replace it.
Hello. You will need to have your driveshaft built properly. It needs to be removed and taken to a driveshaft specialist who can build it to the proper length and balance it. Using a transmission specialist is the best way...
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How do I get my car home? My truck does not have a big enough trailer
You could get a car transport to pick up the vehicle and bring it to you. However, if the car is not running and able to drive to get it on a transport then you will most likely need to...
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A fuse kills the battery when it is left in.
It is difficult to answer without knowing whether this is a factory courtesy light. If in fact it is, the ground control side of the light should be a part of the dash light dimmer switch. This switch is an...
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Strange braking issue.
Hello, based off the information (1967) not sure if that is the correct year. For the year of 1967 it would be an air issue and possible brake (pads or shoes) surface (wear or contaminated) such as oil on brake...
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Oil filter
If the vehicle has been sitting or hardly used for three years then I would recommend replacing the filter anytime the oil is changed. The filter is still three years old being soaked in oil and should be replaced. ...
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67 mustang was finicky about starting so I replaced alternator and fuel pump but now it won't start
You seem to be indicating that the starter motor turns but the pinion gear is not engaging the flywheel. That means the pinion gear throwout assembly has a fault. You could try disassembling the starter to diagnose that issue or...
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My 67 mustang had issues starting so I changed the alternator and fuel pump. Now it won't start.
Hi there. Check all of the wiring form the charging system to the starting system. Make sure that all of the wires are tight and make sure that all of the cables have no green corrosion on them. Since you...
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New starter, solenoid, and voltage regulator but starter just spins and doesn't crank the flywheel
If you hear the starter engage but does not turn the motor the flywheel on the engine may have missing teeth. The starter also may have a a bad drive then will not turn the motor. The starter will have...

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