Originally Posted by thefox
Hello guys great site well oi have a 85 camaro z28 with a 72 vette 350 that has a 268h comp cam 650 cfm 1406 edelbrock carb. well mt problem is it takes forever cranking and pumping of the gas to get here to start but when it fires up it drives fine i do notice some legg when i punch it but no to much. it never stahls after its running i can shut it off and come back after a hour and it will start right up but when i park it and try to start it the next day it back to cranking and pumping the gas like crazy. I have bought and installed a rebuilt kit for my carb and nothing. Just wondering if there is anything else i can try. Oh my engine does run really hot but never overheats. thanks
Air leaks? Will amke the emgine run hot and hard to start also putter a little off idle. What type of choke is hooked up. Does the engine crank fast or slow.
Sounds like massive air leak or electric choke is not working. Most of the time to get the engine to jump when you hit the gas with edelbrock carbs you will end up setting the accelerator pump to its max setting. How is your set it should flood the car if you pump it a few times. Usally just put it to the floor to set the choke before you turn the key then turn the key and it should fire right off.