[T2] Engine stall...

Kevin Guarnotta kguarnotta at usa.net
Fri Jun 28 19:13:03 MST 2013


Thinking vapor lock. Got it started again. It is still pretty hot. Going to nurse it down road to get dinner. Hopefully temps will drop(overall+engine) while we eat.

accessys at smart.net wrote:

>
>check points.
>check fuel flow (heat can = vapor lock)
>
>Bob
>
>On Fri, 28 Jun 2013, Kevin Guarnotta wrote:
>
>> Date: Fri, 28 Jun 2013 17:56:05 -0700
>> From: Kevin Guarnotta <kguarnotta at usa.net>
>> To: type 2 list <type2 at type2.com>
>> Subject: [T2] Engine stall...
>> 
>> Driving my '78 (FI stock engine) up to Truckee. Very hot out ~104
>degrees. I'm watching my gauges pretty religiously. CHT hovering around
>350, maybe a bit over on the climbs (375?). Oil temp got up to
>250...seemed to be its max, or rather I was trying to adjust driving so
>that was the max. Oil pressure seemed good. Stopped once for about 25
>minutes, to let things cool down.
>> The off again. Temps back up in about 20 minutes or so.
>> Next I'm about to get off at an exit-and the bus stalls. Almost like
>it ran out of gas. I turned the key off, let it coast to a shady spot.
>Now I'm resting trying to get it to cool down, and try to figure what
>could be wrong.
>> Dip stick not too hot. Oil level looks fine. I don't see any obvious
>problems in engine compartment. Not sure what else to check.
>> Suggestions?
>>
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