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On my 88 Samurai . its very slow im lucky to hit 60 mph ( down hill ) up hill i might as well push it.i removed the gas pedal bolt thats on the floor and still wont go any faster. its in correct timing, starts with ease lacks power no vacuum leaks. all hoses are tight & secure

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Have you checked for timming advancement? this sounds like the advance plate in the distributor is sticking or not advancing. im not familar with your model car but if its fuel injected and the timming is not advancing because of this plate not moving you would lack horse power above a certain speed. a mass air flow meter / valve can also limit the volumetric efficiency of your engine and create a loss of power. these are a couple of things to check.

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