Trouble with 78 400

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Old 04-05-2019, 09:41 AM
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Originally Posted by Hayapower View Post
Bud, part of the tool kit.. lol
You going to put a new top on it?
Im gonna put bed liner on it and see how that looks. I just might bag it and make it a lowrider in the future.
 
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Thats why I asked,, I used Herculiner.
My 72 Dart had a lot of surface rust, not through rust but around the windshield leading edge where the top failed .
Took care of the rust, rollers applied the liner. When it set up, I blocked it down a bit to mimic the vinyl that was there. I then shot some low sheen black auto paint on top the liner.. Came out very nice. Other than missing the material seams, hard to tell..
 
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Nice. I had a 71 duster with a slant in it.
 
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Old 04-05-2019, 11:35 AM
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Other then a paint refresh 15 years ago,, top about 3 ago, a few wear parts here n there,, all OE and untouched..

On the liner application,, after some blocking to cut the rough surface, painted, and re sand a couple times to smoooth the ‘look’.. Tough stuff, tenacious hold, easy to work with...
 
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Originally Posted by Hayapower View Post
Other then a paint refresh 15 years ago,, top about 3 ago, a few wear parts here n there,, all OE and untouched..

On the liner application,, after some blocking to cut the rough surface, painted, and re sand a couple times to smoooth the ‘look’.. Tough stuff, tenacious hold, easy to work with...
Thanks for the tips. I hope mine turns out good.
 
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Whats causing it to almost stall when it shifts? It does it the most when going slow and on second gear.
 
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Some of the contributors might be,,
Vacuum leaks,
Vacuum advance issues, ported vacuum switches/lines etc, timing
EGR flow, excessive, or not under management control, off idle.
Carb accelerator pump weak or missing a healthy spray, carb Power valve can bleed (generally a hard/rich start after some hot soak time) or have stiff diagram issues.

If on a brake hold, and the throttle tipped in slightly, can you create or duplicate the stubbed you noted?
 
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Originally Posted by Hayapower View Post
Some of the contributors might be,,
Vacuum leaks,
Vacuum advance issues, ported vacuum switches/lines etc, timing
EGR flow, excessive, or not under management control, off idle.
Carb accelerator pump weak or missing a healthy spray, carb Power valve can bleed (generally a hard/rich start after some hot soak time) or have stiff diagram issues.

If on a brake hold, and the throttle tipped in slightly, can you create or duplicate the stubbed you noted?
No i cannot.
 
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Its literally right after the shift to second only. It doesnt do it every time
 

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Old 04-09-2019, 05:22 PM
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I manually shifted the car today it doesn't happen on the or near the shift. Its about 3 or 4 seconds into me pushing the pedal from a stop. It might be the old fuel lines. I have a lot of rust in my inline filter. I just put it on, and the gas tank is new. I might drop the tank. The gas gauge isnt working anyway.
 

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