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fixed idle problem check this out
ok i asked u guys what might be wrong. everybody gave me some great advice and thank you very much. i love this board!
will i checked all the things that are related to idle problems,but still stalled.
frustrated took it to the shop.they replaced the temp coolent sencor. he pulled it up in a code first thing. was bad. seeing it was the computer didn't know weather the enginge was hot or cold not to mention it was over heating a bit. ran rich. now she runs like a champ. thanks to all for all of the replays. just though i'd let u all know what really went worng.
88tc/stock,but rebuilt

Pete D Offline
Thanks for the feedback. i'll bet th e car is more fun to drive now.

88 TC X 2, 86 SVO, Main TC with K&N, 3"DP to 2.5"duals through Dynamax, Ric valve at 17+ and disconnected KS.
Elite Bodega 16" chrome wheels. Autometer pod w/ A/F and Vac/boost gauges. New engine: Total Seal rings and TRW pistons, ported and polished head w/ cc'd chambers,1.59"exhausts, SS valves, gutted upper, knife edged lower, A-230 cam, Race Engineering Adj Cam Sprocket, Crowlers, ARP head studs, and rod bolts. Walbro 190 pump and T-3. Centerforce II, KB subs and jack rails.
Pete Dunham


Roy Howard Offline
Yep, more good info to log in my TC repair book. I am glad to hear you got to the bottom of the problem.

Thanks for the info!


1986 TurboCoupe 5 speed
All Black outside, two
tone grey black leather
inside. 133,000 on
1986 TurboCoupe 5 speed. All blacked out paint on the outside, two tone grey leather on the inside. My 86TC has 135k original miles. So far I have done the following to the car: New Black pearl paint with a clear coat, (grill, molding, and emblems also painted). No red stripes!LOL. New two core radiator, 180 degree stat, hoses. Gabriel struts up front, YST heavy duty rear shocks, and Monroe sway dampners. Brakes (front and rear). New clutch (complete). New cat. New aquaflow GTX performance tires. New windshield, and many other smaller items like master cylinder, oil sending switch, sensors, etc. The car is in the showroom, but you can get a much better look of the interior, exterior and engine here ->

Roy Howard.

no worries guys ,thanks for the info. u all gave me. just want to give back. :-) hell of a lot more fun to love the t-bird.

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