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Old 06-28-2020, 06:41 AM   #21
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Default Re: Vapor lock or not ?

I had the same problem with my 39 Deluxe Coupe, the best advise I received was from GM....quote "Save your money, get some 1/0 cables and it will spin like 12 volts" I did just that and my starting problems were a thing of the past.
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Old 07-02-2020, 06:27 AM   #22
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Change your battery cables to 1/0 and it will spin like a top.
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Old 07-03-2020, 01:20 AM   #23
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Ugh... I run 6 volt for a decade and still do. Yes I run 00 welding cable. 12volts won't fix everything. If it can't run on 6v it won't run on 12v.
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Old 09-15-2020, 01:06 PM   #24
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This is in response to a hard start issue I was having on my 36.
It turns out that my pumping of the gas pedal when restarting a hot engine was flooding it preventing starting when engine was hot...I pump the throttle to start when cold but can not when hot....took me a while to figure my problem out.
Thanks to all for the suggestions.
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