bad lope at idle, otherwise runs great!! put new plugs and wires, but still lopes.
verb (used without object), loped, lop·ing.
1.to move or run with bounding steps, as a quadruped, or with a long, easy stride, as a person.
2.to canter leisurely with a rather long, easy stride, as a horse.
verb (used with object), loped, lop·ing.
3.to cause to lope, as a horse.
4.the act or the gait of loping.
5.a long, easy stride.
Please tell us which definition of “lope” you are using.
My best guess via cyberspace is that you have a vacuum leak.
When you have a vehicle that is more than 2 decades old, there are a lot of possibilities, but I think that looking for a leak in one of the vacuum hoses is the best place to start.
interesting diagnosis for a bad lope.
I’ve been scratching my head over that one. If you have a clue what “bad lope” means, please tell us.
Unsteady idle speed at regular intervals?
Try cleaning/replacing the Idle Air Control valve.