Turn the mixture screw clockwise while counting each complete turn until the mixture screw butts up against the body of the carburetor. Place a new carburetor gasket onto the top of the engine, then lower the Holley carburetor onto the gasket. Call the eddy tech line if your unsure 1 800 416 8628 I use the spring color that feels right while driving the car down the road. But my vacuum lines are hooked up this way: drivers side valve. Edelbrock's newest entrant into the fuel-mixing arena has addressed many of the problems that plagued carburetors of old.
About the Author John Stevens has been a writer for various websites since 2008. Just wondering on the plug and play aspect of the Edelbrock, ease of tuning, throttle cable hook up and reliability. I've got a flat spot around 2k, I can't bring it up on the 'verter without it bogging. Are you using that carb on the stock intake for a quadrajet? It happens alot with the one at the bottom of the accelerator pump tube. All told, there's only four part numbers to choose from, making carb selection that much easier. That means that you're able to pump fuel into either side of the carb to make routing and hiding your fuel lines that much easier. He holds an Associate of Science in administration of justice from Riverside Community College, a Bachelor of Arts in criminal justice from California State University, San Bernardino, and a Juris Doctor from Whittier Law School.
If the carb wasn't new when you mounted it, take it apart and check it thoroughly and clean it thoroughly. Q: My carburetor whistles, what causes this, how can I fix it? Then you can start tuning the engine. That's a pretty big change from stock that you might want to add to your signature. Check to make sure carburetor is seated correctly, and is fastened with the correct hardware. Do you need to retain the vac retard for emission purposes? I already have the kickdown lever hooked up except for the c-clip Thanks again Your distributor appears to be an emission distributor, it has Vacuum Advance and Vacuum Retard. I can change jets, rods, accel pump shot and only affect the areas that those parts control but if I change the stepup springs to the wrong ones the car can become almost undriveable at times.
I've found Mansfield Mustangs diagrams helpful parts too. And their bright aluminum finish means they're not so bad in the looks department also, which is something we all strive to be. Steel fitting on the right went to the brake booster, small port opposite to the trans. The Chevy 350's stock Rochester was design to provide smooth operation for day-to-day driving rather than for the high-performance applications Holley carburetors are designed for. If you want manual, you can disconnect the rod from the electric choke at the tab on the side of the carb and connect your cable there.
Its generally close enough to start the vehicle , but rarely exactly correct. Slide the air cleaner assembly onto the stud on the Holley, then tighten the wing nut onto the top of the air cleaner assembly to secure the assembly in place and to complete the installation. A: Generally the distributor vacuum line goes to the timed pass side of carburetor port. All that flex fuel line in front of the motor is prone to wear. If I'm getting about 17 psi of vac at idle, would changing the springs help? They leaked, they ran inconsistently, and it almost took a Master's degree in fuel system engineering to figure one out.
Re-adjust the air screw until the idle of the engine once again falls between 700 and 900 rpm. Stevens is a lawyer and licensed real-estate broker. Does it hurt to be hooked up to the remaining port in the front of the carb. Get the Eddy running right first,,, then rebuild the Holley and try it,,, compare milage and power between the two,,, bet you won't notice much, if both are running right. Re-adjust the air screw until the idle once of the engine again falls between 700 and 900 rpm. Thank you for the fuel line tip.
I think you have to disconnect the vacuum advance also. Pull the clip off of the linkage arm with a pair of pliers, then slide the linkage away from the carburetor to disconnect it. Remove the stud in the center of the old carburetor with a wrench, then insert and tighten the stud into the top of the Holley. Just loosen one Torqx-head locking screw and turn the adjustment screw to speed up or slow down the secondary's opening rate. What is the proper procedure for tuning an Edelbrock carb that is used on a Studebaker. And just because our cars are getting older, that doesn't mean our carbs have to be. The front port now goes to the master cylinder.
You'll need the proper steel line, because it is orificed. It's quite the scavenger hunt trying make the last of the connections: Follow the connections in the linked instruction manual or the printed version if you have it. There are 3 vac lines in the frot of my new carb and I have two vac lines coming from the vac advance on the distributer. I would try to get a straighter pull on the throttle return spring. Hook it up and if there's vacuum at idle, but none when you quickly open the carb to wide open throttle, then that's the one you want.