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I have no power and must floor the gas to get to shifting speed after60mph it seems to be fine

The starter is going i really like the car and wonder if the cost is to much to purchase the car

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I just bought a starter for my 85 Caddi on partsgeek.com for $40.00. Your running problem is a plugged catalytic converter. I just punched mine out and my caddi has all kinds of power. Does the car run crappy after warmed up and driving for a while?

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