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91 200q (was power loss@WOT)
Mystery may be solved. Plugs replaced; cap, rotor and wires OK. WOT
switch ok. Running at track yesterday and the car just won't pull.
The hood pops open on left (driver's) side about 1 inch, and lo and
behold the car starts to pull like a champ! Either a) car was able
to vent hot air out or b) (most likely), not enough air getting to
the airbox. Open hood allowed more air to flow into engine
compartment. This would explain why the car went dead @ WOT; it was
running way too rich.
Does this make sense? What do the engineers out there say? How do
I get more air to airbox without cutting up a nice street car? All
replies gratefully accepted. TIA
91 200 STEADIA3qw