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So I went out to try out my 68 this afternoon, which has not been driven in the last few weeks due to the large amount of rain. I started it up only to find that it will not stay running at idle. If I rev the motor it will keep running, but as soon as I take my foot off the gas it dies again. Any ideas?
 

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maybe clogged fuel filter? happened to me before, same problem.
 

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Take the air cleaner off and check to see if the choke is closed when cold and fully open after warming up.
 

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How old is the fuel tank? Possibly something in there clogging up? Also could be the clogged fuel filter or maybe a pinched fuel line. My 67 was doing the same thing and I had a pinched fuel line, I guess it happened when I had the new floors installed and the sub frame connectors put in.
 

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All good leads. I guess I will have a new weekend project now to go along with the tranny rebuild and building of the new motor.
 

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Perhaps the carb bowl supply has evaporated and left a varnish that is causing things to stick.
Heck, it's as good a guess as I can make right now.
 
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