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  1. 1973 Thunderbird 460 dies after a few minutes

    429-460 Tech
    Actually, back to stalling, or near stalling. I've barely driven it this summer, and after 10 minutes started running rough again like it's trying to run out of gas. But when I open up the throttle it accelerates. Also, it is idling, but rough as well. Maybe I should just ditch the Autolite...
  2. 1973 Thunderbird 460 dies after a few minutes

    429-460 Tech
    1973 Thunderbird 460 : Ignition Conversion Kit Works Hi Cat. Stalls both at idle and under load. But, I did get an ignition conversion kit (Pertonix II) and put it in. I haven't had it stall since. Not 100% convinced, but hard to argue with results. It's funny since I don't think anything...
  3. 1973 Thunderbird 460 dies after a few minutes

    429-460 Tech
    ANSWER: 1973 Thunderbird 460 dies after a few minutes OK Fellas, got it fixed. There's a guy in town known for being able to fix these old Detroit iron cars. He came over yesterday for a quick visit and listened to the car and said it sounds more electrical/timing than a fuel problem. He...
  4. 1973 Thunderbird 460 dies after a few minutes

    429-460 Tech
    Sorry for the delay, I needed to paint the house (exterior) before while the weather was good. So, finally got to a few things on my TBird... - Vacuum: 20 psi. Pretty steady - Compression: 110-125. 3, 7 and 8 are at 110 - Coil: primary 2 ohms, about 8000 on secondary. Seems to be correct. -...
  5. 1973 Thunderbird 460 dies after a few minutes

    429-460 Tech
    I'll replace a few more ignition items. It just seems strange to run for 500 miles fine, then slowly act up to such an extreme stalling problem.
  6. 1973 Thunderbird 460 dies after a few minutes

    429-460 Tech
    OK, here goes. I bought this car early this summer and drove it about 1000 miles to my home. The previous owner sold the car on behalf of a friend's estate and didn't know much about the condition other than it hadn't really been running much in the past number of years. He had the original...
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