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Old 01-22-2010, 06:47 AM   #1
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Default hpi rs4 3 evo full throttle stall?!?!

Hey everyone...im new here and hoping to find some help. I bought a rs4 3 evo off a buddy of mine that got out of the hobby. I have the car running and at a idle its running great. Problem is after i warm it up and start running it if i go full throttle it will stall out. Sounds like its getting bogged down then just cuts out. I thought maybe it was running to rich so i leaned it out and its still doing it. What else should i check for. Also ran it with the air filter on and off just to make sure it wasnt a dirty filter. Filter is actually new with 4 tanks ran through it. I had the car initially running last week and there was no problem so somehow its out of tune. Any advice would be great. Thank you all.
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Old 01-22-2010, 10:46 AM   #2
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You say you leaned it. Did you richen it? Turn it back were it was another 1/4 or 1/2 turn and see what happens. When in doubt always richen first, leaner makes engine temps rise sometimes too much.
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Old 01-22-2010, 12:44 PM   #3
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after i wrote this thread i played with it some more and i did richen it and it went away. Im still not getting the power out of it i know is there but ill continue to do small tweaks and see if i can get it running alittle better. thank you for the response!!
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