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Username Post: Engine issues        (Topic#314317)
Kw212014 
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08-02-14 08:40 AM - Post#2473745    

Been having issues with my 78 chevy 350 it runs good sitting in the driveway but when I take it down the road it's gutless no power under load Boggs down when I try getting on the gas



 
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Kw212014 
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08-02-14 08:53 AM - Post#2473750    
    In response to Kw212014

Could it be bad plugs and wires I don't get why it runs good sitting any suggestions




 
50hotrod 
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08-03-14 08:54 AM - Post#2473995    
    In response to Kw212014

Is the engine all original?
What is the mileage?

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Old_Longboarder 
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08-15-14 01:27 PM - Post#2477087    
    In response to Kw212014

Replace the fuel filter, it's probably plugged up. It will be in the carburetor under the fitting the fuel line threads into.

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cmballard1980 
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09-28-14 04:48 PM - Post#2487278    
    In response to Old_Longboarder

My 78 did that and it turned out to be my head gaskets. I had low compression on a couple cylinders.



 
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