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  1. Possibly running rich?

    Hotrodding Basics
    I replaced the problematic 800 cfm Quadrajet on my Chevy 350 with an Edelbrock 1405 600 cfm carburetor. Right away I noticed it starts and runs much better and sounds healthier, but the fuel economy REALLY suffers. With the q-jet I had been getting about 9.5-10 mpg w/ a max of 10.6. Now I'm...
  2. Choosing Converter: Shift kit / Stall / size / performance / economy etc

    Transmission - Rearend
    Hi there, eyes are burning from reading so many TC articles - and thought id get some advice from the pros here: I would like some recommendations for my setup and also have some basic questions regarding stall, economy, shift kits, etc.. Id like as much nominal performance as a daily driver...
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