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fast68 02-09-2007 04:49 PM

Q jet B port ?
anyone know what the B vacuum port on the front of the Q jet carbs was for ? it seems to run to somewhere in the passenger side primary venturi of the carb, or somewhere in there


curtis73 02-09-2007 10:59 PM

If it sources below the throttles its manifold
If it sources immediately above the throttles its ported.

Many Qjets had a higher vacuum source just below the boosters that was a venturi vacuum. It was used for multiple reasons over the years, most of them dumb :)

Some Qjets also have a positive flow source above the boosters on the secondaries that should not be confused with a vacuum source. Its a positive flow that draws warm air over the Thermostatic air door in the snout of the air cleaner.

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