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Engine stalls under hard braking

i finish to convert my 71 nova to disc brake (only the front )
during the test driving i noticed : running fast and trying to stop the car asap make the engine stall , and its difficult to start the engine right after

i also noticed , way before the convertion , wild turn or donuts attempt make my engine stall as well , and the same , its difficult to restart the engine

any idee? thanks

my engine start every first crank in general , even if i dont use it for two week
350 with edelbrock 650 cfm
power steering

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My best guess would be the float level in the carb bowl is too high. Also monitor fuel pressure for max 5 psi at the bowl inlet.
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