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  1. Cyl 2&4 Not Firing At All

    Engine Topics
    Hey all. New to the site. So i'm stumped as to what to do. I recently put an Edelbrock 4x4 Victor Jr. on my 350. After that install, I threw on a rebuilt 600 cfm Holley. While I was cranking it with the new parts installed, I had a pretty **** loud backfire come out the exhaust. Keep in mind...
  2. Questions with pictures...

    Engine Topics
    So I started messing around with the carb today. First I clean the hell out of it with some gumout. Then i saw this screw. hmmm I moved it , while engine is on, and it would idle high then low... Question is, what is it? I'm totally lost on carburetor shtuff This tune had a screw on it to...
  3. 1965 l77 4barrel carb - edelbrock/Holley/rebuild?

    Engine Topics
    Hi Guys, I have a 65 l77 package I picked up earlier this year. The po had the engine rebuilt and runs smooth. I've had issues with the carb (it's the original 4 barrel). The stock motor is the 283 and the l77 power pack had the 4b carb. I want to fix the carb issue and hopefully use the...
  4. Stumble or bog on WOT

    Engine Topics
    I'm experiencing a bog when I quickly put my foot to the floor. If I ease into WOT it's fine. I'm sure it's not a timing issue anymore because when ny timing was off it would backfire through the carb too but doesn't anymore. The carb is a 650 edelbrock. The only thing I can think if is I need a...
  5. Edelbrock carb tips

    Engine Topics
    Hello again everyone! I'm looking for tips on a new carburetor. I'm getting rid of my old 650 double pumper holley and going for a 650 Thunder series AVS Edelbrock. My holley had been rebuilt many times and is 20+ years old. Also sat in the garage where I found the car for 15 year. It loves to...
  6. New to the Quardajet.....

    Engine Topics
    I replaced my Fast Idle Solenoid the other day and when I had the air cleaner off I reved the engine up and gas shot out of the top of the carb. Is this how the jets are supposed to work or does it sound like ther's a problem? Thanks in advance :confused2:
  7. Trouble tuning in dualjet carb.

    Engine Topics
    I've been tweaking away at my carb for a while to try and find that sweet spot. After a few close misses, I'm finally coming to the gurus for a little help. Car: 1979 El Camino 231 V6 w/ Dualjet Carb (Car was once an ECM car but all the electronics have been removed.) I originally had...
  8. Clicking at startup

    Engine Topics
    Hey everybody, I have a 85 el camino with a stock 305 5.0l v8 automatic. So far I have been trying to teach myself about cars so i have been working on this. So the problem is that when i turn the ignition, there is a very fast repetitive clicking noise. i originally thought it was the...
  9. Holley Carb tuning help

    Engine Topics
    Just dropped a Holley 750 Vac secondary (model 3310) on my 350 4 bolt main. Finally evicted that POS Carter AFB! Any how, the car was running well for a day then I noticed she started running rough. Chugging at idle, sounded like she dropped an octive out of the exhaust. When I mash the throtle...
  10. Help!!! 305 carb to 305 tpi!!!

    LT1/LS1/EFI Tech
    Hello E.C.C., Okay, I have an '82 Elco I just purchased about a month n a half ago, the guy who had it before me spent over 2k in the motor in machining and valvetrain work and bought a NEW 700r4 trans... He tried to make a racecar (epic fail) and all I want is a medium-range HP...
  11. Carb for 73 350 engine

    Performance Modifications
    Hi all, I tried the search but didn't find what I was looking for. I'm looking for carb advice on a 73 350 el Camino. I believe it's just got a stock 2 barrel in it. I hate the auto choke. HATE IT. It runs OK when it's 60+ degrees, but lately it's a turd. The temperature here varies a lot...
  12. 68 Elky sluggish..

    Performance Modifications
    I have a 68, although the engine in it is a 1980 350 small block. Had to put a new carb on to pass emissions(Edelbrock 650), it had a Carter before- runs the same really, before and after carb replace..doesn't seem to have good pickup on the fwy(and in general). Has single stock exhuast from...
  13. 68 CARB problem

    Engine Topics
    My 68 wont pass NV smog.. At low idle it's fine, at high idle CO2 is over 11.0 and should be under 4? They are telling me to replace my carburetor, but the car runs fine..? What to do, what to do...ecchhh...:dontknow:
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