85 Chevy v10 4.3 liter v6 bogs down when you take off

Asked by Feb 23, 2017 at 06:13 PM about the 1985 Chevrolet C/K 10 RWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have put in a new distributor cap rotor ignition
module coil new plugs wires  I have to advance the
timing all the way in park it runs smooth in drive it
runs but as soon  as you  give it gas it is  like bogs
down  and no power  until it gets out of  3rd then it
some  what  smooth out  if I turn the  distributor  
down it  sometimes  spits out of  the  carburetor

4 Answers


May be a fuel issue. I would check the fuel pressure. It should be like 5 to 9 lbs.


Check for a clogged air filter.

Ok I have to advance the timing all the way it runs like it supposed too when the distributor is at low timing. When in drive and you give it gas it bogs down and it has no power until it gets out of 3rd. Also can it run on exhaust stroke like 180 degrees off I have put it on top dead center the rotor is pointing at #1 tower but the idle is like it supposed to be when the timing is where it supposed to be


On the timing when you set it, are you unplugging the brown wire before setting the timing?

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