Hey everyone. Well i seem to have come accross a bit of a dilemna! My 3.9 cif eb seems to be running like a ****in snale. Over the last week, i have noticed some pretty average performance. I thought it was due to the pod filter i had put on (not enough cold air getting to it or something) but after taking that off and going back to normal, the performance seems to still be shite. Basically what i am noticing is when i flatten it, it either revs extremely shit and kicks down like a lawn mower would, or it hesitates and eventually boots down but seems to be rough? rough as in, it seems like its not liking it. And mostly it feels like i have a full load of people in my car. its really sluggish. wtf!
ALso last night i went to start it up after it was sitting for a while in a car park, and i had to rev it quite hard to get it to stop from stalling. It kept choking and trying to cut out on me...
Well i dont know if anyone can help me, but i was just wondering what do you think could be the problem here? It used to go pretty good, its only just ticked over to 160thousand last night as well. Any help is greatly appreciated.
Could it be due to "giving it a bit" reasonably often? I dont mean every day, but i spose every weekend nearly i would give it a bit, but no way near as harsh as i see my mates flogging the sit out of their commodores!! haha.
Sounds like you have a bad lead or spark plug, running on 5cylinders. My car was running crap like that and it turn out to be a ht lead. Broken metal cap that attaches to the end of the spark plug inside the lead boot. Pull all your leads off 1 by 1 and check them. Also check your dizzy cap and rotor plug.
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