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  1. Engine
    My 84 K20 has a 502 BBC, it ran strong then started dying at stops. It got so much worse it doesn't even run now. I changed all tune up componets, even put a brand new distributor on, same thing. I assumed it was the fuel injection so I took it off and put on a Demon 850 carb. STILL, same thing...
  2. Hotrodding Basics
    I am not going to act like I know everything because I am very new to carburated motors. I purchased a 1406 from edelbrock and ran into problems with flooding and acceleration stumble. Being new to this I set off to forums and google to find a straight forward or step by step action and it was...
  3. Engine
    I have a 352 with fuel problems. If I gravity feed the engine it runs fine, but I am not getting fuel from the pump to the carb. the mechanical pump is new with new fuel line to the sending unit. the sending unit is new as well. i have had this problem with the stock carb so i installed a holley...
  4. Engine
    hi i have a carb off of a 1979 ford 460 its marked 80457-2 2229 on the air horn just wondering the cfm thank you.
  5. Engine
    I need a new carb for my Camaro. It's a built 350 with Vortec Heads and a LT4 Hot Cam. The motor should be around 400hp. Should I go with a QJET or a Holley? My dad said both work well and its my choice. Its a 5 speed and its a weekend fun car. I want good throttle response and decent gas...
  6. Engine
    Hey y'all, I bought this Holley 4160 600cfm vac. secondary carb. It looks like someone tried deleting the vacuum function because the hole for the diaphragm was sealed up and there was a screw on the throttle linkage for the secondaries that was adjusted all the way to open with the primaries...
  7. Engine
    Greetings from Maine! I have recently acquire a hacked up 2wd 86 Chevrolet C10 stepside. So far body and mechanical are back to life and now its time to start tuning up this motor. I have a few questions I'd like to run by some folks a little more "performance" savvy then myself. Currently the...
  8. Engine
    hey im new to the site and also new to this 73 buick 455 engine rebuild i started a while back, but after all the part searching and modifications i had to go thru i am finally ready to set the timing and here her purr, i hope. the last few things i need help with is figuring the last few...
  9. Engine
    I now have a fuel cell in the bed of my truck feeding directly to the carb. The carb is a quadrajet on a 454 big block, My pump is a Mr. Gasket #105. I bypassed the regulator completely which I assume is causing my carb to over flow... My question is what will happen if I hook up the regulator...
  10. Hotrodding Basics
    I have a 1972 chevrolet 3/4 ton pickup truck with a 350 engine. On it is a Rochester Quadrajet 4mv carburetor. It is missing the vacuum break diaphragm plunger, and is rigged with a wire to keep the choke open so that the truck is able to start. Winter is on its way and the cold weather makes...
  11. Hotrodding Basics
    I have a newly built sbc350 with a 700r tans. Installed a Holley 750 double pumper. Probably too much carb but it seems to be working just fine for now. engine starts right up and idles great. The engine actually runs real smooth until about a 45-50 mph cruise. Then I sense a slight...
  12. Engine
    Hi all im new to v8 tuning i have a 67 impala with a 502 in it looking to supercharge but want to keep stock body appearance so want one i can mount in the same way you would an alternator are they available if so can you recommend some complete kit ideal as i need to import into the uk also...
  13. Fuel injection Engines
    Hi all im new to v8 tuning i have a 67 impala with a 502 in it looking to supercharge but want to keep stock body appearance so want one i can mount in the same way you would an alternator are they available if so can you recommend some complete kit ideal as i need to import into the uk also...
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