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67 289 engine vibration

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On the freeway most noticeably above 60 mph, when on even flat road if I let off the gas, no problem, but when I give just enough to maintain speed I get a heavy vibration/shaking feel from the engine. Not violent like something is breaking, just too heavy to feel right. Doesn't do it when accelerating or when I let off the gas. I haven't started to try to diagnose yet... maybe vacuum advance? or ignition/timing?

Any thoughts or help appreciated!
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Vibration that appears/disappears or changes when lifting off the throttle or applying throttle is usually attributed to a bad u-joint. Sometimes a bad joint cannot be detected by simply shaking the driveshaft. Pull back the rubber seals on the joint and look inside with a flashlight.
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