1972 Chevy Caprice stumbles on acceleration

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Engine Performance problem
1972 Chevy Caprice V8 Two Wheel Drive Automatic 140000 miles

engine idles fine but when put in gear runs rough. Replaced spark plugs, wires, and air filter

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Friday, January 22nd, 2010 AT 1:56 AM

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Check your points and timing. Then it may be a carb overhaul if those are right. Put vacuum guage on it and see if you have good vacuum-20" at idle is good, 15" would indicate valve or blocked exaust problem. Or a vacuum leak.

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