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No power going up hills

Just rebuilt 302, and is in a jeep with 4.10 gears.,np435 transmission w/ warn overdrive (also 35in. tires., which I have run on most of the jeeps I have built with no problem). It has a FOMOC 2BBL carb., 289 heads, points ignition. The timing is set at 6 degrees BTDC. Going up small hills (at minimum) there is no power, no matter how much gas I give it and in 3rd gear. The engine has 71 miles on it.

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