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Old 09-06-2011, 07:38 PM
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Hey Tommy,

Originally Posted by TommyK
Check for vacuum leaks. If none found the next culprit would be an excessively lean idle setting.
Thanks! It was a lean condition. I tightened up the two mixture screws, and then turned them out 5 turns, counter-clockwise. The engine was still a bit shaky, so I did one more full turn on each one, and that did the trick.

The engine now starts up at 1500 rpm (vs 1000 rpm), and drops to a smooth 750 rpm (vs barely 500 rpm).

The transmission no longer shifts with a super-loud clunk. (It still clunks a bit, but it has always done that since I bought it a year and a half ago.) Thanks again!

Last edited by lt1silverhawk; 09-06-2011 at 07:41 PM. Reason: More info added.
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