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Hi i have a stock 66 nova with 283 and PG the other day i took it out for a run and got stuck in traffic when left in drive and vehicle is stopped for a few minutes it starts to run rough and stalls if i take it out of drive and into neutral it runs well as the revs pick up.
It was a hot day the car has smog equipment on it also not sure if this could be the cause? car has manual brakes.
I rebuilt the carb a few months ago and ignition system is all good, runs well when not stuck in traffic. Does have slight hesitation off the mark.
Is it just carb adjustment?
Any other ideas? thanks in advance
 

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Check your carb adjustments, timing and what RPM in neutral and in gear.
 

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put a vac. gauge on it as well and see what kind of vacuum it has.
 

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thanks will give it a look over on the weekend i have never used a vacuum gauge on my cars but will buy one and give it a go will also double check the idle rpm thanks again.
I believe my motor is original and never been rebuilt so cant expect it to be perfect after 44 years.
 
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