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Posted: Tue Oct 21, 2008 11:16 am 
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Hey guys,

So my ef mont is running dual fiel andworks great for city driving, however I was driving to the central coast from sydney last weekend and the speed limit went from 90 to 110 so i began to press down on the accelerator and it didn't really do a whole lot even with my foot flat to the floor the acceleration was really poor... From what i've read this is caused by the fuel mixture leaning out... If this is the problem does anyone have some sort of solution?

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Posted: Tue Oct 21, 2008 8:28 pm 
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Anyone?

 

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Posted: Tue Oct 21, 2008 9:26 pm 
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So your tank wasn't low?

 

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Posted: Tue Oct 21, 2008 10:50 pm 
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Nope 3/4's full it jut doesn't seem to want to accelerate at highway speeds

 

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Posted: Wed Oct 22, 2008 6:04 pm 
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No one else has experinced a lack of power at highway speed like 90 - 110?

 

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Posted: Wed Oct 22, 2008 7:19 pm 
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If it's only just one tank you might have a bad batch of fuel. If so, use as much of it as possible then fully top up and see then.

 

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Posted: Wed Oct 22, 2008 9:33 pm 
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could be a blocked converter

mine did this recenly after a bad gas fill

 

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Posted: Mon Dec 08, 2008 6:13 pm 
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Gees I recon it could be lots of things even bad spark plugs will do this sort of thing if is a aftermarket lpg it may need the power valve and converter tuned spark plug leads even coil pack could play a part.
I sugest start with plugs .

Start the engine at night see if the plug leads light up like a xmas tree that would tell you the leads are stuffed
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Posted: Wed Dec 31, 2008 9:04 pm 
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What sort of Gas system? Mixer ring or impco type mixer?

 

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