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I have a 1998 chevy camaro 3.8 litre var starts fine idles

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I have a 1998 chevy camaro 3.8 litre var starts fine idles smooth bet when you give it gas its like the timings off and the longer it idles the car starts to shake,please help.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Dan replied 1 year ago.

Hello, my name is***** sounds like you have a clogged catalytic converter. Completely remove front oxygen sensor from exhaust to relieve exhaust pressure and if that allows it to run better you know the converter is clogged. Let me know how it goes or if you have more questions, thanks.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I just had the cat replaced
Expert:  Dan replied 1 year ago.

Is it setting any diagnostic codes?