1972 Ford Torino backfires and loss of power

Tiny
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  • 1972 FORD TORINO

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1972 Ford Torino V8 Two Wheel Drive Automatic 39673 miles

i was drive normally at 50 then when I got to 55 it backfired twice then lossed all power then the power decreased til eventually it would only idle and died every time I hit the gas please help

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Monday, September 13th, 2010 AT 9:55 PM

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What type of ignition and fuel system do you have?

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Tuesday, September 14th, 2010 AT 1:33 AM
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Single point fuel pump on the side of the engine

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Monday, September 20th, 2010 AT 5:40 PM
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Check the fuel pump's pressure and vacuum, also the carb's accelerator pump, main metering and power valve circuits.

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Monday, September 20th, 2010 AT 6:06 PM

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