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Cold engine does fine. after 30 min or so, I must

Cold engine does fine. after 30 min or so, I must stop beside the road and restart engine. No backfiring, simply looses power, no matter how hard I hit the accelerator. Have put on lots of new parts. Inteke manifold, MAF sensir, IAt sensor, EGR valve and backpressure sensor, and even bought an OBD II whick shows nothing. any Ideas? Thanks,

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Check to see if the catiletic converter is clogged.As the converter gets warm it will close up and not let the engine breath.Check how much exhaust is comeing out of the tail pipe when it is cold and then recheck it when this problem happens.See if there is a noticeable differance.You should be able to blow away a few leaves or somthing simaler with the amount of exhaust flowing from the tail pipewhen reving engine in park.

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