1972 CHEVY CAPRICE STUMBLES ON ACCELERATION

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  • 1972 Chevrolet Caprice

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

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

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  • hmac300
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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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