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Fuel Delivery

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 79Stomper, Jun 28, 2004.

  1. 79Stomper

    79Stomper 1/2 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

    Mar 4, 2004
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    Forest, VA
    All right. Spent the weekend wheeling up in Uwharrie. I tended to be the one who held everyone up due to carb problems. I am running an Edelbrock 1406 with the offroad kit installed in it. Now every I would hit a good size obstacle I would stall out due to the carb. I am thinking Fuel Injection but honestly I don't have the money for that so I am considering going back to a Q-Jet carb. What do you guys think. It has been a few years since I run a Q Jet and have kind of forgoten what they are like offroad.

    The Edelbrock handled fine when it was bumpy, only screwed up when I hit a incline and it would stall out /forums/images/graemlins/angryfire.gif
  2. pauly383

    pauly383 Daddy383 Staff Member Moderator

    Jul 22, 2001
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    Mesa , Arizona USA
    The one I ran for 2 months I borrowed from a friend, it was a 1405 I think, ran like that. I firmly believe speed shop carbs don't work good off road. I rebuilt my original Q-jet and all was fine. Replaced that one with a new one ( original needs bushed ) and still have no problems. If you can't afford injection, a Q-Jet is perfect. /forums/images/graemlins/k5.gif
  3. retroblazer

    retroblazer 1/2 ton status Premium Member

    Nov 30, 2003
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    Due you know what your fuel pressure is and have you put a vent extension tube on? Since the carb is new, you might as well try to make it work.

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