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1983 Ford econoline sat 23 years Cory 4-8-15  
I have a 1983 ford econoline class c rv with the 460 that has sat for 23 years, I have rebuilt carb changes all aspects of the fuel lines and flushed and filled transmission, When selecting through the gears for the finished service, the engine bogs down and spits and sputters then stalls out in all gears but not in park or neutral, ant Ideas that I may need to look at?
Re: 1983 Ford econoline sat 23 years BUBBA THE BUS TECH 4-8-15  
Just a guesses:

Lock up Torque converter faulty or control stuck
Bad coil or coil wire or distributor cap and rotor.
Ignition timing
Pluged exauhst (check this first)
Re: 1983 Ford econoline sat 23 years Cory 4-8-15  
Thank you for your response, Coil, wires,plugs,exhaust not plugged, timing is good, When I go to start the vehicle, I have to move the shifting lever to an exact position to get it started on the side of park and or neutral would this have cause for it also not to run properly or is this a different problem all together?
Re: 1983 Ford econoline sat 23 years BUBBA THE BUS TECH 4-8-15  
Different problems

The neutral safety switch on Fords of this era all did this and other than anoying, no big deal.

Stumble and quit when put in gear just stinks of an Ignition problem.

But could be fuel mixture or transmision lock up issue.

One of those "Feel things" that mechanics from that era got experince with.

I am going suggest a old mechanic, bribe him with beer if needed for an opinion.
Re: 1983 Ford econoline sat 23 years Cory 4-9-15  
Thanks Bubba, I have the perfect one...
Re: 1983 Ford econoline sat 23 years teresa 5-31-15  
Please help i need belt diagram for 1987 ford 460 itaska winabago it has 4 belts class a moter home. Thank you Teresa
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