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MOTOR CUTS OFF WHEN OFFROAD THINK IT'S THE CARB HELP

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by imaginepro, Jun 13, 2004.

  1. imaginepro

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    MOTOR CUTS OFF WHEN OFFROAD THINK IT\'S THE CARB HELP

    My motor when it is jut driving around town is ok but the when you start to offroad it starts to act like it is starving for gas. Fuel filter is new so is fuel pump It has a crapy edelbrock I think it is the cheap one. Any way Any one have some Ideas or I need a Good off road Carb can't do fuel Injection to much $$$ any ideas?? /forums/images/graemlins/confused.gif
     
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    Re: MOTOR CUTS OFF WHEN OFFROAD THINK IT\'S THE CARB HELP

    Buy the off road kit for your card, I paid 13 bucks for mine new and installed it and works a whole lot better in the bumpy offroad conditions. If you just want a new carb, get a quadrjet or a Truck Avenger carb.
     
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    Re: MOTOR CUTS OFF WHEN OFFROAD THINK IT\'S THE CARB HELP

    What about Edelbrocks new I think it is the Thunder AVS Seris made for offroading
     
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    Re: MOTOR CUTS OFF WHEN OFFROAD THINK IT\'S THE CARB HELP

    TBI. Swaps right in, all you need is the TBI set up from a junkyard donor (87 and up), and the computer and wiring. Should be easily able to that for the price of one of those Phuck Avengers.

    OR: be like me and keep waitning for that Powerball to get it right and throw a Ramjet 502 in there, along with Dana 60 front, 70 Rear, 49inch IROKs, crossover, tubes, machine guns and lazers, 4-link, naked hookers, shaving cream.... oops, thinking of money makes me say dumb things. /forums/images/graemlins/whistling.gif
     
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    Re: MOTOR CUTS OFF WHEN OFFROAD THINK IT\'S THE CARB HELP

    Never heard anyone say anything about those. Saving for a set of injection myself but that is a ways down the road.
     
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    Re: MOTOR CUTS OFF WHEN OFFROAD THINK IT\'S THE CARB HELP

    i have a new truck avenge carb for sale e-mail me,
    dale
     
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    Re: MOTOR CUTS OFF WHEN OFFROAD THINK IT\'S THE CARB HELP

    dont buy these either---almost killed my friend when it died on him going down a hill.

    I have tried all the tricks to make the holley and edeldrock carbs work offroad and nothing compares to the quadra-jet out of the box
     
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    Re: MOTOR CUTS OFF WHEN OFFROAD THINK IT\'S THE CARB HELP

    So your saying that the q-jets kicks the crap when it comes to vertical and hard down hill
     
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    Can you put the tbi from a 87 on a 76 350? /forums/images/graemlins/whistling.gif
     
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    So your saying that the q-jets kicks the crap when it comes to vertical and hard down hill

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    True statement, they are a great off road carb /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif

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    Re: MOTOR CUTS OFF WHEN OFFROAD THINK IT\'S THE CARB HELP

    you can do anything your heart desires with sbc's. you need everything from the tbi truck like computer tbi of course, intake, all sensors, etc.
     
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    Re: MOTOR CUTS OFF WHEN OFFROAD THINK IT\'S THE CARB HELP

    I have an eldebrock on my pickup. It wouldn't run on an incline untill I put the spring loaded float needles in it for "off road".

    Any ideas why my quadrojet won'tidle when the engine is warmed up on a hot day. Or is it the carb. Tried adjusting the idle mixture and idling it up but didn't notice any difference. It's a stock 1973 K-5 350.
     
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    Re: MOTOR CUTS OFF WHEN OFFROAD THINK IT\'S THE CARB HELP

    F.I. is the best solution, but it's not the cheapest. In all honesty, it's hard to beat a Q-Jet carb for off roading.
     
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    Re: MOTOR CUTS OFF WHEN OFFROAD THINK IT\'S THE CARB HELP

    What's more fun than the motor stalling, locking up the brakes, and sliding backwards off the trail? /forums/images/graemlins/whistling.gif
     
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    True Statement. /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif
     
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    Re: MOTOR CUTS OFF WHEN OFFROAD THINK IT\'S THE CARB HELP

    quadrajet where is the best place to buy one jegs/summint what ever. and what kind of quadrajet I've seen Rodchesters Edelbrocks Q-jet Ect.
     
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    Re: MOTOR CUTS OFF WHEN OFFROAD THINK IT\'S THE CARB HELP

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    quadrajet where is the best place to buy one jegs/summint what ever. and what kind of quadrajet I've seen Rodchesters Edelbrocks Q-jet Ect.

    [/ QUOTE ] Salvage yard, then to your local parts house for a rebuild kit. /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
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    quadrajet where is the best place to buy one jegs/summint what ever. and what kind of quadrajet I've seen Rodchesters Edelbrocks Q-jet Ect.

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    pauly383k10 bought one in CA somewhere I believe that seems to run really good. You might PM him /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif


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    Re: MOTOR CUTS OFF WHEN OFFROAD THINK IT\'S THE CARB HELP

    You saw mine in action , when I kept right up behind you on FR42. My original one , after a refresher course in Chevrolet ( was out for several years ) , runs just as good off road, it does have bad throttle shafts though , only reason I bought a new one . All q-jets with a little patience rock. Poor boys F.I /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    Re: MOTOR CUTS OFF WHEN OFFROAD THINK IT\'S THE CARB HELP

    autozone special $129, warranty, get it off a 69 el camino, or chevelle, OR 76 blazer w/ a 400

    those have been the best to us---they have very little emissions and the are the cheapest ones we have found.
     

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