Well, at least for right now I’m still sticking with the 1100 one-barrel carburetor. I cleaned all the passages I could get to in the 2100 with pieces of wire. It still refused to idle, no matter how I adjusted it. Hold the throttle open a bit and it ...read more
I haven’t been messing with the Mustang quite as much lately. It also developed a hot start issue last night. I drove it to church, and it wouldn’t start afterward. I ended up getting a ride, then came back later and it started okay. It did the same ...read more
I’ve got the electronic ignition I described a couple posts back partially installed and running now. Right now it’s running triggered off of the points, as I didn’t have any luck getting the distributor to fit—I really think it’s slightly bent or something. Everything is ...read more
Since the current distributor in my Mustang is the Load-O-Matic that only has vacuum advance and depends on a special Spark Control Valve in the carburetor (which the 2100 doesn’t have), the ignition needs to get changed with the new carb. I haven’t received the parts yet, but ...read more
I’ve been driving the Mustang around a fair bit the past few days. It’s giving me issues here and there, but overall it’s going pretty well.
The idle is still rough with the engine shaking around, and nothing I’ve tried points to anything wrong. Idle a ...read more
I was finally able to get it running back around January 11 or so. I replaced the fuel pump after doing a little more testing with it. It still wouldn’t start though. Eventually I decided to go back and look at a picture from when I first bought the ...read more
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