1972 Chevy Caprice stumbles on acceleration

Tiny
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  • 1972 CHEVROLET CAPRICE
  • V8
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 140,000 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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Tiny
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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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Wednesday, February 10th, 2010 AT 8:52 PM

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