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  1. Parts for sale
    Hey guys, My elco arrived in Australia and we don't need to run the smog gear like you guys in the US do. My cat is also pre requirement. I pulled all the gear out including the ECM and tried to keep the loom attached, i didn't cut anything. ECM was working fine on the car, quadrajet would...
  2. Engine Topics
    Hey guys, My 85 Elco 305 with a 700r4 trans has just arrived, it has 65,000 mi which i believe to be genuine, was purchased from a bloke in Arizona and shipped to Australia. I bought it without seeing it which I now regret as it has a bunch of issues that weren't disclosed when purchasing...
  3. Engine Topics
    Hey y'all. I have recently been having problems with the choke on my quadrajet. I let the engine warm for quite a while but the choke wont open and the RPMs wont kick down. I replaced the choke thermostat thinking that might do the trick, Not sure if I didnt set it right or what. But When I...
  4. Engine Topics
    Hi everybody from germany ! I'm still in rebuildung some Q-Jets but there are 2 big questions open: Doe's anyone knows a definated height for the Main and the secondary rods ? At the main side I'm thinking I have the right height when pushed the power piston fully in and will be with the rods...
  5. Engine Topics
    Rebuilt the carburetor for the first time last night. I was using this video as a guideline. I got ahead of the video and pulled the power valve (upper center of this pic) off the carb. It came off looking something like an upper case "T" with two jets dangling off either side of the "T"...
  6. Engine Topics
    I just installed a brand new Q-Jet carb on my CA '82 Elky with a 350 Mr. Goodwrench engine. The old carb worked fine but gave a TPS fail code (I have to smog it) so since the old carb was real grody, I decided to "do it right." Well, now the engine starts instantly, idles smoothly, runs great...
  7. 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:
  8. Performance Modifications
    http://www.crankshaftcoalition.com/wiki/How_to_rebuild_a_Rochester_Quadrajet_4MV_carburetor lots of info,, have fun..:texas:
  9. Performance Modifications
    HEY GUYS!!!!!! its been a long while since ive been on. my computer was down but im up and running now. Well, its been about 2 months since ive been up here. in that time ive got my exhaust done, put in my 3.42 gears, and upgraded my wheels (pics coming soon). im ALOT happier with the new gears...
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