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It seems to be a little slugish when i really get on it.

I have a 1979 corvette L82 -350 it runs good when i'am out cruiseing but when i give it the gas it seens to flood out.it still gets out and goes, but i dont know if the carb
is geting to much as.

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You would do very well to have your QuadraJet carburetor removed, and ovehauled. The problem that you speak of is very common to the QJ carbs. If you choose to have this service performed, make sure that whoever does the overhaul has proper experience, and is capable of doing the job. QJs are very tricky to repair, and a high level of mechanical-carb expertise is a necessity.

A poorly overhauled QJ is not fun to drive.



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Your float is sticking or your jets have become clogged. Make sure to check your timing also. And or replace your plugs and wires along with your cap and rotor.

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