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Old 01-10-2007, 12:36 PM
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If this thing has been built to CJ specs, it needs a 735 CFM 4150 HOLLEY. No other carburetor has any business on a FORD. Save the CARTERS and ROCHESTERS for the BOW-TIE BOYS.
I gots one of them there carbs in my garage. I gots it in a trade. Me thinks it was from an 80's 5.0 muskrat.

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I gots one of them there carbs in my garage. I gots it in a trade. Me thinks it was from an 80's 5.0 muskrat.
If it is off a 5.0L HO, it is a 4180C short bowl emissions carburetor.
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Unless prices have drastically changed in less than a year the Barry Grant carbs are cheaper than Holley's,and also if wyomingoutlaw were to have a close look at one he would quickly see that the Mighty Demon is quite similar in design to a Holley,but very much improved upon,they are manufactured from billet aluminum instead of the prone to leaking cast material of a Holley.
I guess prices have changed (not ever since I've noticed since BG have always been considerably more, but...) in Jegs a holley double pumper 750 is $399.99, the BG 750 is $764.99. yes I have seen them and obviously they are based on a holley, and I will admit they are a very clean looking carb, but, and I'm not being argumentative here since I have never tried one, do you think they are worth that much more money?
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Best carb for a 390 Ford fe?

I'm not sure what cards you were looking at,but the carb I have, # 5423020GC is $549.99,the Holley equivalent, an 830 CFM 4150 HP # 80509-1 is $ 673.99.
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Ive done lots of Fe Engines

I always use a Holley # 3310 on all my Ford engines even 302's and 289s Great carb For a Ford v/8
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A lot of guys don't know Ford used a Q-jet carb for a while, I believe on a couple years of the 429 CJ. A Q-jet is arguably the best street carb out there, for any displacement engine. Fitting one to a Ford intake w/o needing an adaptor (which should always be avoided) is the bogey.
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