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I have a 1958 Ford 800 tractor. I just had all electrical

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I have a 1958 Ford 800 tractor. I just had all electrical parts replaced and the tractor starts and runs great...except when under a load. I put a bush hog on it and when going up hill under load it will backfire and run rough. When I turn and go back downhill it runs fine again. Seems like the longer I go the worse it gets...
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Agriculture and Farm Equipment
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Has the strainer in the bottom of the tank, where either there is strainer, or just a shutoff valve with line going to strainer, been removed and cleaned? This is often overlooked and you drain the tank in the process!
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No it hasn't. I will try that. Thanks.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
OK, let me know.