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Category: Classic Car
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Experience:  I have 30 years experience repairing, restoring, and customizing cars, and pickup trucks.
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Car won't stay running. When putting it into gear it stalls

Customer Question

Car won't stay running. When putting it into gear it stalls our
JA: Is the check engine light on? Does the car stall at idle or when driving?
Customer: Stalls n both cases. No check engine light on
JA: What is the model/year of your classic?
Customer: 69 mustang coupe. 289 engine I believe
JA: Are you fixing your Mustang yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Rebuilt the carburetor. Changed the fuel filter. Changed the gaskets on the carburetor
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No, that should be it
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Classic Car
Expert:  K. Wiggins replied 9 months ago.

Hello, have you checked the base timing and are you using a vacuum advance distributor?