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Old 02-09-2012, 01:44 PM
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Originally Posted by foodstamp
well a friend cme by tody to try to help me sort out some problems... i have very lil adjustment on my edelbrock 1405, so he had a 1405 on an old ford truck, so we went and got it and slapped it on. fired right up and idled like a dream... until the pump gave out on it, so im gonna get mine rebuilt by someone who knows these carbs in and out. so when i get carb back, i found a friend of a friend of a friend that has a timing light, but he dont trust ppl with his tools, so he gonna come set the time on it (which i dont care as long as it gets set) ... but im not fmiliar with the springs/weights in the distributor as i dont have a clue to what to do there, its more of a daily driver than a playtoy, i just want it to run good.

they a guy supposed to be coming later today to possibly buy my towncar, if he does, iv have money to buy the parts i need, if not, ill scrape by until i can fix it.

Edelbrock carb:

Make sure the idle fuel pressure is 5.5PSI or less.
Get a fuel pressure regulator if nessessary.

its more of a daily driver than a playtoy

Then you don;t want a big honkin cam in it.
Get a cam that suites matches what you are trying to do there.

Much cheaper than new torque converters etc.

Lokk for a vacuum leak.

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