what grade of gas do i put into a 1964 comet

Asked by Nov 18, 2012 at 09:40 PM about the 1964 Mercury Comet

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

car will start good but it  always feel that it is going to cut off and sometimes it does could it be the grade of gas that i am using or something else

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On a car that old, it could be many things. Make sure the gas and air filters are clean. Fresh spark plugs, good wires and a clean distributor cap. A vacuum leak will cause a car to stall - check the hoses. On a carborated engine, you can adjust the idle speed with a needle screw on the side. I wouldn't worry too much about the grade of gas.

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