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When I downshift to 3rd gear to pass a car, wind the gear out to about 7000 rpms, shift to 4th, and settle back to highway speed in 5th gear, it starts running on 3 cylinders. The only way it goes away is when I open my throttle more than 1/2 way.

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This sounds more like the carbs than the coil pack, but is unusual that 3 would go dead all at the same time unless it was one side of the ignition. The only time I have had 3 go out was when i had to fix the ignition. I have had to rebuild the carb assy out because of junk in the carbs, but it didn't affect 3 at a time.

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