82 Buick Skylark stalls and dies when I give it gas

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  • 1982 BUICK SKYLARK
  • 140 MILES

2.5L singelport tbi I have done a tune up (cap, rotor, plugs, wires, fuel filter, coil it revs up fine if I push the gas slow but if I try to drive it or gas push the gas pedal quick it backfires and dies

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Thursday, May 17th, 2012 AT 12:58 AM

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Those had a problem with the distributors after a while. The reluctor inside cracks and makes the car drive screwy. But scan for codes as well. They also had a tendency to crack heads and blocks as well as vacuum leaks at intakes.

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