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this sounds like a lack of fuel and could be a lack of fuel pressure from the electrical pump at the tank.
If the connections to the pump are corroded or damaged then the pump could stop at any time or could not be running at full speed. Check that its relay switches in and out and the relay contacts are clean and bright – replace the relay if in any doubt and do the same for the fuse,
Ideally measure the pressure at the inlet to the carb and if this is low check the pump as described and also consider changing the fuel filter as if this partially blocked this too will reduce pressure.
Since asking the first question I have checked the fuel. The pump works fine, I am getting fuel all the way to the injectors. I think it is electrical. I ordered new wires & distributor cap. I also checked coil, there doesn't seem to be any spark there. When I pull the coil wire off the dist. cap & try to arc it there is no spark when the ignition is turned on. What do you think?
It was the coil. FYI, the car has a rotor I don't believe it is electronic ignition.