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Location: Northeast New Jersey
Re: Engine quits running while driving
If it was me I would check the fuel tank's sock to see it it's clogged,especially if the car sat for a long time.I helped a guy with an old Chrysler Imperial with a 440 and it would do the same thing.It would idle for about an hour,so I thought it was fixed.But driving down the road it would slowly start to die out after about a half hour.I pulled the sock out of the gas tank and it was dark brown with rust particles from inside the tank and the rest of the rust was inside the carb on the floor of the thermoquad.
I blew out the line put in a new sock,a new gas filter and a top end carb rebuild fixed it for good.After that it was 440 fun.
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