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Sluggish off Idle, EA81

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#1 TheSubaruJunkie



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Posted 12 November 2003 - 07:54 PM

My Brat has a problem with acceleration off the line, or if Im driving slightly off idle. It seems sluggish. Kinda like its bucking alittle. If i dont feather the clutch while accelerating off the line, the car will buck and tend to stall out.

I just got done replacing both fuel filters, and i re-timed the engine to 12d BTDC, but its still doing it. The car has a new Acell SuperStock coil, and 8mm wires. I gapped the plugs to .050" as well.


#2 Bratwerst


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Posted 12 November 2003 - 09:25 PM

sounds overly simple - but it costs nothing if this is it - check any/all vacuum lines as well as the spray-around the carb base trick... it sounds just like what My dad did - except of course mines an auto so it behaves a little differently. Just a suggestion...

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#3 TheSubaruJunkie



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Posted 12 November 2003 - 11:51 PM

Yeah, ive already checked for leaks. I will pull the carb off later this week and re-seal it all.


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