Lacking power

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Asked by Jun 24, 2016 at 02:20 PM about the 1976 Ford Torino

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 1976 Ford Torino with a 351w I put
a new 4bbl 650 cfm Holly carb a new intake
manifold and gear to gear on it now it don't
seem to have much power it hesitate when I
hit the gas. Any ideas

2 Answers

50,785

Ignition timing could be off. Carb. could have jets that are too large. How many miles on the engine? Are the plug wires correctly placed on the distributor cap and each plug? Has the mechanical fuel pump been recently replaced. Could be lots of things.

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It has 48,000 miles on it and the carb is a 600cfm I put 650 in my last question I believe the wires are correct because I did one at a time and it idles fine no back fires

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