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Re: [T3] embarassing shake



MichaelH=> the whole car sort of rattles and shakes about for up to 3 
        => seconds. What is it? and What do I do about it?

This is called run-on, when hot cylinders ignite leftover fuel, causing 
the engine to turn over, pulling more fuel from the carb, etc., until 
the cylinders cool off. Check that your automatic cutoff jets are 
connected and in working order, as they prevent fuel from feeding the 
phenomenon when you turn the key off. If you're using less than (US) 
92-octane fuel, bite the bullet. (Lower octane = higher volatility = 
easier to ignite.)

Steven Ayres, Prescott AZ
'66 Big Ghia

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