1990 Ford Crown Victoria Q&A

1990 Ford Crown Victoria Question: I need information on a 1981 crown vic. 5.8L 351 winsor engin can you help me.

The car has no power even with the pedal pushed to the floor it will move slow and sluggestly. I have had both catalytic convertors replaced, cylenders pressure test, carburator checked, i i am about 400.00 in the hole at this point and need help please. Hornsey. -
Answer 1
have u tried to run the car with the cats disconnected, u don't say why u replaced the cat's. Also what was the cylinder compression readings. how many miles on vehicle, has the timing been checked, could have a loose chain, also does the engine backfire -
Comment 1
A muffler shop checked the cats and said they needed to be replaced, i have not run the car with the cats disconnected, machanic said the compression readings was ok, the car has a little over 60,000 original miles on it, i am looking for another machanic to checked the timing, the engine does not backfire. Hornsey. -
Answer 2
Try the fuel filter if its sluggish. Is it missing at all try a tune-up with plugs wires cap rotor button -