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Old 01-15-2010, 07:17 PM
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13.5Hg is enough for the Edie to make a decent atomized mix at idle....
(the Edie independent idle fuel circuit doesn't work well at all at 8-10Hg)
1406 is 600cfm and that's fine....
your going to have to have a tach to set up the centrifugal advance....
you have know the mechanical advance is set correct first for 34-36 at 2900rpms (approx) (with the vac adv disconnected and plugged) and then test your specific vac unit to know how many degrees your vac unit does add....

hint: screw in the idle rpms adjust screw on the linkage to hold it at 2900rpms to set the 36* then just plug in the vac advance and read the new total,,, if it says 50*'s then it is a 14* added by the vac unit

the left nipple is the "timed port" which is no vac adv added till the throttle blades move (at about 1000-1200 rpms) so presently at idle your base timing is the only timing
your vac gauge is hooked up to the manifold vac port,,,fair chance you will need/want a "T" in that line to hook up the vac adv unit also on that manifold port so idle timing will be base plus the vac unit which will be alot more idle hg....
messing with the vac adv is the none critical last step (try both ports pick the one you like)

it sounds like from your post,,, you need to measure the diameter of your damper then go to the store and buy a $7? Mr Gasket timing tape for that diameter which has all the individual degrees from -10 to 60+ marked on it....

80%+ chance,,, once the timing is set correct the carb will be happy but for future refence here's the complete carb manual:

http://www.edelbrock.com/automotive_...ers_manual.pdf

1406 is factory set up abit more for mpg than performance but should be fine if you do indeed have a mild cam ,,,cross that bridge when you get to it (90% of the performance is due to timing,,,10% in the carb)....
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