- Aug 5, 2014
So i picked up this 87 colt vista 4x4 for 1k, really nice inside and almost flawless on the outside. Problem is, after a month of so of driving it, it shut down on me going about 45 mph (no hesitation, no spudder no nothing, just stopped) and after i tried to start it again, it seemed like all compression was lost and it was just spinning. ive heard of things on the colt that could of been the problem (fuel pump, ignition, ect.) and i thought the timing belt might of broken or slipped, timing belt is intact BUT it may have slipped. Currently have the engine torn down and have been trying to see what it is. Any help would be GREATLY appreciated.