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Old 04-16-2007, 03:59 PM
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When it was in park it seemed a bit high but not bad. It never seemed high when it was in drive.
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Old 04-16-2007, 08:36 PM
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Theres a little plastic piece on the linkage, check and see if its sticking and holding the linkage open. I had a broken one and it would get stuck every now and then so id have to pump the gas pedal a few times to "un stick" it.
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Old 04-16-2007, 10:56 PM
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What do I need to check on the kick down, and where exactly is it? Any pictures?

Thanks again for all the help.
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Old 04-17-2007, 04:32 PM
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If your not to far I'll look it at for ya. Take all the linkage off and start from there. Mabey your screw will come back into play. And does that holley have an electric choke? if so you have to hook it up. That's one of probs. I had. The electric chokes on these old fe motors don't really work right. Come off to fast. ..................................Bill
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Old 04-17-2007, 07:01 PM
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YES! I forgot to include that be sure you have the electric choke running to your coil. If it doesnt open up all the way your engine will be starving for air. The holley I got was a manual choke (cost me $30 less than the electric) but I had another holley laying around so I just swapped out the manual for the electric.
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Old 04-17-2007, 08:03 PM
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Not to offend But you don't hook it to the coil. You take it back on the same wire near the fire wall. Thats a resistor wire
and the volts are 4 or 5 I forget back there.
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Old 04-18-2007, 01:06 AM
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none taken but when i got my thunderbird the owner before somehow cut it out for whatever reason so i ran it to the coil so whenever the ignition is on it powers the choke. Same thing if you're installing an electric fuel pump so its only operational when the key is on.
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Old 04-18-2007, 05:12 PM
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Hi yes you want 12 volts to the fuel pump but not the choke.
I put a 650 holley on my 60 and the instructions said test the resistor wire until the volts drop to whatever they said. I still have it in the box. If yours is running OK I wouldn't touch
it. My car really runs way better with the autolight 4100. Of coarse i sent it to somebody who got the back barrels to open faster. And Oboy did they. Now the brakes are a joke. I even added power brakes. Still a dicey game. I've had this about 6 years and it never ran this good. What's the old saying , when
they start to go their ready to blow. I hope not.Later...........
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