Hesitation when acclerating

Asked by Apr 23, 2017 at 11:51 PM about the 1997 Dodge Ram 1500 2 Dr Laramie SLT Extended Cab SB

Question type: General

So i go to accelerate and im having a slow reaction
time when i do so the previous owner somewere
down the line removed the fuel injection and put a
carbarator on it i did a complete tune up on it
about 2 months ago and here recently it has been
acting up any sugestion v8 5.2

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Man why do people insist on messing things up? So now you have to check and make sure the fuel delivery is correct for the carb you have on it, then check the carb itself making sure the accelerator pump is operating as it should, if not then it will have to be overhauled and make sure the over kit contains the new material for this garbage they call fuel today, and I suppose that the ignitions system has also be altered.

I really havent noticed anything else being altered it was running fine but needed a tune up so i did that and id say right around 1,000 miles it started acting up its a good truck just trying to fuggure out what all could be causing it to hessitate when accelrated

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