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1975 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe Base

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March 24, 2012, 10:28 am

Ricky O

Question: was my timing chain instaled incorectly.

after trying 2 rebuilt quadrajets,2 new edlbrocks with new edlbrock intake,my carb boils over and floods the ingine.i had the ingine rebuilt when i got the car.i had to take out the new radiator and instal a more exspensive one.the faster i go the higher the temp would go.the car has a lot of hessitation.almost like a vacume leak.plugs domt last very long.i'm not running it hard.even with new distributor new wires new will blow out through the carb some time when i let off the gas to turn a corner and then accelorate.temp stays at 200 now.

March 26, 2012, 10:16 pm

Richard W
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The car is getting to much fuel pressure thats why it boils over. Check your fuel pressure. It should be 6 PSI. On the radiator check the radiator hoses. They both should be hot. The lower one should be a little cooler than the top one. If the bottom one is cold. Replace the thermostat.

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