79 k5 blazer. brand new 350 engine. lacking power while accelerating.

Asked by May 28, 2019 at 08:19 PM about the 1979 Chevrolet C/K 10

Question type: Car Customization

not getting enough power between 5-40 mph before kicking (with a significant
jolt) into 2nd.   I just put this new engine in, bought from chevy dealer, after
blowing out the old one.  had to drive it immediately from utah to canada after
the work was done.  ive checked all the fluids several times since the long
drive and added more transmission fluid.  the pickup on initial acceleration is
lacking and obviously not working properly from the sound and feeling.  any
tips would be greatly appreciated

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