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Old 02-13-2013, 07:16 PM
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What carb do you guys recommend?

I have a chevy 350 30 over with crane cam that's 502 lift and 298 duration I currently have an edelbrock 1406 600cfm and I've been recommended to get a bigger carb.

I'm thinking of going witha Holley or a Demon 750 carb. Do you guys think I should go with an edelbrock or one of the other ones?

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I've been using a 780 vac. sec. elec. choke carb on my 507" Cadillac from Quick Fuel Technologies, it's basically a Holley ....but better. They have all sizes, 650 -750 would work for you, all depends on your entire engine apckage and what you plan to do with it.....give them a call and discuss it with them.
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how do you know you need a bigger carb, have you done a plug check
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I like my Holley 650 HP double pumper on my 355. World 200 CC heads on Air Gap. No choke, easily tuned. Pulls easily through 6800 Not sure where you are at, may need a carb with a choke for colder climates.
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Thanks guys for the replies. I'm guessing I need a bigger carb only because its been recommended to me from others in different forums and couple guys I've talked to.

Richiehd I'm not far from you I actually work out of Jupiter I live in Jensen Beach
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decent cam,go for a 750. You need a bigger carb if you spend a lot of time at WOT.if not,the little 600 is good enough for your style of driving.
I used an 850 on my street driven 350.
Now I use a 950 on my 434
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I screwed with a Holley Street HP for a year and it never did run right. If you decide on a Holley go with an AED Carb. Bolt on and go. Maybe a jet change for the altitude.
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What carb do you guys recommend?

I like the Quick Fuel 750. Check it out at Summit Racing. Quick Fuel SS-Series Carburetors SS-750-AN - SummitRacing.com
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Thanks guys for the replies. I'm guessing I need a bigger carb only because its been recommended to me from others in different forums and couple guys I've talked to.

Richiehd I'm not far from you I actually work out of Jupiter I live in Jensen Beach
Look me up, I have a shop in town, Abaco Tire on Juno St.
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A 750 PRO SYSTEM carb would kick your 355 in the tail! They are built in FL and build one of the best for the price. Not as tempermental as a Quick Fuel and I would stay away from a Demon.
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How often are you over 5500 RPM or so? If its almost never then you don't need to worry about a bigger carb. You'll only see significant gains at higher RPM.
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Richiehd I know exactly where your at. I've actually been there with my work van. I work for Service Experts. Small world. I got an idle issue when I stop at a light that makes my rpms drop down to like 500 rpms. I've looked for leaks and haven't found any. There's a few other things I need to check just not sure what the cheapest route would be.

Turbox2. Never heard of the pro systems carb, I'll look them up. I'm still debating if I really need another carb or if my idle issue is due to something else.

Ap72 I don't think i will be getting up to 5500 rpms much if at all. I got this hotrod just for cruising around. I just learned that a carb might not be necessary despite what I've been told. I'm not sure.

The guy who built this car had a Holley 750 on there, the guy I bought it from is the one who changed it to a edelbrock 600. This guy barely drove the car in the time he had it so I'm not sure why he did this.
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