Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board - View Single Post - Need some help
Thread: Need some help
View Single Post
  #12 (permalink)  
Old 12-06-2012, 06:15 PM
hcompton's Avatar
hcompton hcompton is online now
Old & Furious
Last photo:
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Eastern NC
Age: 44
Posts: 3,011
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 57
Thanked 813 Times in 789 Posts
Originally Posted by frickenbored View Post
well I set the fuel pressure going to the carb at 5psi and no change. But I noticed something and its got me there any way that this problem could be caused by cold weather?

Ever since I've had this engine and trans combo I've never driven this truck past mid november. I've always parked it for winters so all tuning was done in summer weather. Last night it was 47 degrees here and the truck would die idling in gear after about 40-50 seconds (at operating temp). tonight it was 36 degrees and after having some trouble starting it at this temp it only idled for about 10-15 seconds in gear (at operating temp). Can cold weather have this effect or am I just being hopeful?
sure you can try to turn the idle fuel crew out a half to full turn and see if that helps.
Reply With Quote