C3- Shifting Issue

by Matt Kelly
(NJ)

Hello! I have a 1980 corvette. Garage kept, all original. I changed the spark plugs, all new fluid and cleaned the carbuerator. The car only has 22,000 miles and had been running great until now... When I'm taking my foot off the clutch in first gear to accelerate, the car makes a cluck nose (like I've took my foot to early of the clutch and it bucks a tiny bit). The same thing happens when I shift to second and accelerate. I don't think it's the trans, because the car has been kept in very good shape. Could it be the clutch or carb?

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