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i have a 1969 straight 6 mustang and gave it to a mechanic

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i have a 1969 straight 6 mustang and gave it to a mechanic because it was running rough he gave it back but it was worse and as i drove it home it was running terrible with no kick down or power and then it backfired obout 4 times and then blew up the centre box on the exhaust and i mean blew up
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Matt replied 2 years ago.
Hello

I'd 1st check that the ignition timing and ignition lead order onto the distributor is set correctly

as this sounds like its very retarded to me

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if this is OK then I'd check that the float bowl in the carb is at least 2/3rds full of fuel
and check that the air filter is clean
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