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Old 03-09-2008, 11:42 AM   #10
Subie Gal
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Join Date: Sep 1999
Chapter/Region: NWIC
Location: WA
1970 FF-1 & '70 Van
02 WRX/01 RS


Originally Posted by gtfaded View Post
i have reved it while sitting in neutral, it hasn't happend while doing that so far. the problem occurs consistantly from 3000 to 4000 rpm. after giving it gas it takes a sec then u can hear the engine rev, then it revs very fast, abnormally fast, almost likes it's catching up to itself, then when it does catch up (usually about 1000 rpm ) it stops, drops a few hundred rpm, then begins to rev again. its freakin me out, it's a depressing situation all together.
wait a minute.

you mean you are fine until you're on it, throttle hard around 3-4k
and the engine SLIPS a bit, revs shoot up?

then, you back off of the throttle and the revs come back down a bit?

something like that?

is this car a manual transmission?

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