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'86 honda civic Si fuel issue (sputtering)

I have an '86 honda civic Si, when i drive the car short or long distances it seems to happen, anything over 5 min. the car will be driving just fine, everything works, and then bam, loss of power very much like when a car runs out of gas. i come from a long line of junk cars so i can deal with most issues and quarks a car my dish out. i need the car to run well for the GF and she drives long distances. its a great car aside form this new issue. could it be the fuel filter? the alternator not giving anough energy under load? i did notice i let the car sit for a couple days and charged the battery and drove it without incident. i took a meter to the posts and got 14.4v/dc, but that was after a fresh charge. please help!

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Replace the coil pack inside you distributor I believe it will solve a number of headaches for you.


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