Engine Performance problem
1968 Ford Fairlane V8 Two Wheel Drive Automatic 25 miles
My modified 1968 ford fairlane has a bored 30/over 460cc engine. It is a new engine block, that has been blue printed and balanced. It has a nice lion purr. The problem is: In order to start it up, I must quickly thump the gas pedal repeatedly to the floor a dozen times, and only when it is to the floor it starts & idles, " But only if I continue to hold (pedal 1/2 way to floor) as I very, very slowly ease off for 1 minute > and it`s purrs fine* This is very loud & noisy, if a cop came by and herd that Hmm " What are you doing > (perhaps a ticket) and cough from all that exhaust etc. Maybe a gas mask too! It looks to be electric fuel injected is a (Holly) carbuator & electric fuel pump in the back of car. U know what advice I would *Greatly Appreciate. Thank you. Richard Toronto, Ontario, Canada Go > Leafs Iwill shoot you a picture after I receive answer as, I have a couple of other peices of advice about car (Chat) > This I bought last august as It is a ex drag racer and comes from Chicago USA Well this spring " Hey If it is good advice about starting situation I `ll be glad to shoot you a few bucks. See Ya ! *Cheers!
Wednesday, October 28th, 2009 AT 5:24 PM