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Its cuts off completly after runnninng 20 min,but will crank back up only to cut off again and again and over until car has cooled down.

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Check behind the distributor cap and see if the cam cover seal is leaking. When that seal leaks the car will drive fine til engine heats up the oil and it starts fouling out the distributor cap and rotor. When it cools down the oil hardens again and car run fine. I would start by looking there.

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