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Old 06-11-2002, 09:36 PM
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Post Built 350 stops making power at 5000 rpm??!!

Ive got a 1981 camaro with a 350 that i just rebuilt, Its got a forged crank fully balanced, forged pistons, 1.94 heads, Ive got the performer RPM intake and cam power package which is rated at 1500 to 6500 rpm. I put new performer valve springs in, and im running a 650 cfm edlbrock carb with full length headers and a flowmaster force II exhaust system. Its got good torque and you can feel the horsepower incrase as the rpm's go higher but as soon as I hit 5000rpms, the motor stops pulling, I don't get it. It should pull to more than 6500rpms. Im thinking it might be my distributer. Its stock but I have the accel coil with the 8.8mm wires. Ive tryed retarding and advancing the timing but nothing seems to help. Some suggestions would be good....
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