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Old 08-26-2006, 08:32 AM
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283 Missing Or Not

took the 61 impala out today, has 283 original engine with HEI dist, runs good around 3k rpm's, smooth, but below 3k at a steady speed, engine seems to be surging or maybe have a mild miss. runs strong when you get down on it with no miss. 373 gear ratio. might need new plugs or carb adjustment, any ideas?
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Old 08-26-2006, 08:49 AM
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It might have a plug breaking down.
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lower rpm surges can usually be traced to internal leaks in the carb. Too high float levels, leaking gaskets worn jets
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