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Took the 65 vert out today after replacing the carpets. Recently replaced the Autolite 2100 carb, timed according to Pony Carb suggestions, etc. Also recently replaced the fuel pump. Started fine, idled fine. Took it out on the bypass, and it bogged down and died in third gear. Started back up, same thing a few minutes later. Ultimately died on top of a hill in one of the busiest intersections in town, then wouldn't start and drained battery. Got lots of dirty looks and "humorous" comments.
So, does this sound like a fuel float problem?
The car also has a Pertronix ignitor.

TIA,

James

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Sounds like a lack of fuel problem, whether it's the floats, weak fuel pump, clogged fuel filter. Set the float
level and check the pressure and volume coming out of the fuel line. Did you have to get a tow home?

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Yup, had to get a tow. Had to keep Bubba from slamming my hood and bending it.

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Doh! Wasn't a fuel delivery problem at all. The positive connection at the coil was loose, and was moving at high rev due to fan. How's that go again? Fuel, spark, vacuum, right?
I'm such a doofus sometimes.

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I think the other motorists would accept me as the first doofus out of the hole.

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