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    Default 5.7 L dies under full acceleration

    Starts and idles fine. Runs in gear on trailer. Runs in gear at idle speed. Stalls when accelerating quickly from idle to full throttle. If I feather the throttle it runs very rough but after a couple minutes will plane out and run fine.

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    Default Re: 5.7 L dies under full acceleration

    Quote Originally Posted by tommyradzs View Post
    Starts and idles fine. Runs in gear on trailer. Runs in gear at idle speed. Stalls when accelerating quickly from idle to full throttle. If I feather the throttle it runs very rough but after a couple minutes will plane out and run fine.


    more complete engine info = more complete answer
    Capt Bob
    1969 23ft ChrisCraft Lancer
    Merc 5.7L 260HP/ Volvo 280
    1972 22ft Bristol
    Honda 7.5HP 4 stroke Long shaft

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    Default Re: 5.7 L dies under full acceleration

    Ayuh,.... My WAGuess with the tiny bit of info available is,....

    It ain't gettin' gas, or more likely, the lower shift cable is draggin', causin' the shift switch to kill the motor,...
    Any Grease is Better,... Than No grease at All....

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