1962 olds 98 394 ci. 4 barl. carb.


Old 06-22-05, 05:58 PM
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Cool 1962 olds 98 394 ci. 4 barl. carb.

starter sometimes wants to free wheel and not ingage...... other times works fine .also when it shifts gears the engine wants to die got every thing set by the book i think!!!!!!!!floor it it takes off fine .but when you start off slow it wants to chug-chug... once it shifts gears it is smoothand takes the gas good is it the trans.?? don't think so help!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 06-22-05, 07:24 PM
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"starter sometimes wants to free wheel and not ingage"
Sound like a Bendix (Bendex?sp?) spring in the starter is going
Sometimes it pushes the (Bendix gear) out to engage, sometimes not

Is it a Rochester carb?
Is there a throttle stop adj. screw so it won't go so low?

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