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soneal
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From: Salinas, CA
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posted 04-26-2004 07:06 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for soneal   Click Here to Email soneal     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
My 351w is having backfiring problems (up thru the carb.) when I accelerate quickly but not when I accelerate slowly.Can anyone suggest what the problem may be?

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SteveLaRiviere
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posted 04-26-2004 07:22 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for SteveLaRiviere   Click Here to Email SteveLaRiviere     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Assuming there are no vacuum leaks, you have an accelerator pump failure or maladjusted.

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NJfourwheeler
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posted 05-11-2004 02:32 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for NJfourwheeler   Click Here to Email NJfourwheeler     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Firing order? 351W and 302HO are the same, all other 302/289 are different.

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wvcat
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posted 05-11-2004 10:20 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for wvcat   Click Here to Email wvcat     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Sounds like the vacumn advance could be stuck. pull the distributor cap off and see if the breaker plate will move freely. Could be a timing issue also.
John
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