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I will try seafoam first and see what happens. ...

I will try seafoam first and see what happens. It is an old school push rod motor so there are a few things it could be as has been mentioned here. I would prefer not to have the noise so I will...
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Noisy 289 V-8 in '68 Mustang

Hello,

I recently aquired a '68 Ford Mustang with a 289 V-8. The engine is rather noisy clicking/clacking type noise eminating from the area of the right cylinder bank. My guess is a bad lifter...
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Me again, I was not able to spot an EGR on this...

Me again, I was not able to spot an EGR on this truck, is it possible that it may not have one? It is a 1970. Or maybe I did not look hard enough.

I did put a vacuum gauge on and it was reading...
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Okay, carburetor back on, now the idle is very...

Okay, carburetor back on, now the idle is very rough. I checked the timing 10 degrees BTDC which I am told is okay for these units even though it says 6 degress on the label on the valve cover.
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Sounds like a lot of good advice. I should...

Sounds like a lot of good advice. I should finish putting the carb back together today and get it put back on. If the problem isn't gone I will dive into the other suggestions and report on the...
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Well, I took the carburetor off and gave it a...

Well, I took the carburetor off and gave it a compete cleaning. Flushed out the gas tank too. Put it all back together and voila! Back to normal. Must have been a little speck of crud causing...
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Off idle hesitation F-100

Hello,

I have been helping my friend get his $50 1970 F-100 in good running order.

It has had a problem with hesitation off idle that will kill the motor unless you give it more throttle. A...
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Erratic idle on a 3.75HP Briggs & Stratton

Hello,

I have a lawn edger powered by a 3.75 hp Briggs & Stratton engine.

It had been running just fine and all of a sudden it lost power then developed a erratic speed. Normal speed then loss...
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