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650 cfm Off-Road AVS Carburetors (Edelbrock)

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by adamforsythe, Dec 22, 2004.

  1. adamforsythe

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    Also should I dump the glass filter?
     
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    I'm afraid I don't have any experience with that Edelbrock. But I will say that I tried some other carbs, and ended up back with the Qjet. I've not had a single problem with it offroad.

    There's a company located out of Cali that can custom build a qjet for you. It's call SMI Carburetor, and I read about them in Car Craft magazine IIRC. You fill out a form that has just about every spec imaginable for a vehilce: like cam specs, compression, weight, gears, tire size, etc. They quoted me $360 for their stage 2 Qjet. I haven't ordered one from them yet, but when I do get a new carb that's where I'm getting it.

    Link: http://www.smicarburetor.com/

    Hail the mighty Qjet!:bow:
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    better yet, go Thermo Quad!!! :D The evil mopar side of me coming out...
     
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    Forgot to answer this question.

    I would get rid of the glass filter. They make me nervous. I use a generic fram filter that is clear plastic.
     
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    These carbs are not good for off road use! Do not waste your money, although edelbrock makes a great carb for street I would have to recommend the Holley Off road carb or a good Q-Jet. Holley's are easier to tune vs. Q-jet which can be a pain sometimes.
     
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    Great carb! But not made for wheeling. Even with the offroad kit. Don't buy it. Go with a Q Jet.
     
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    Q jet, good throttle response, etc.
     
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    My Blazer ran THE BEST it ever has with that carb. I never took it offroad after I got the carb so no statements of its offroad performance. I have a friend that has one on his daily driver long bed and loves the carb as well.
     

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