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  1. Inertia

    Note about parts store rebuilt carbs

    More than a dozen years ago, my parts guy with a 318 asked me if I would set up a carb for him, he had just put on, and wouldn't work right. It was running terrible, pulled top, first off, the metering rods were mismatched, one was bent 90* and totally missed the jet. I replaced it with a pair I...
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    830 cfm on a 340..

    I had picked a a double pump carb at a swap meet last year, for less than a $100, and tossed it on a pile of holleys for future use. I was really surprised to find it was an 830 cfm (80509). As an experiment, I soaked it, kitted it, downsized jets, and front squirter, then stuck it on my son's...
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    Importance of PCV and what happens without it.

    Here's some pix of a new 440 stroker with about a dozen dyno runs, and maybe 20 miles on the road, getting home, then to my shop for final assembly and tune. I was amazed at a few things on this "professionally" built engine, one was no PCV. Take a look at the underside of the valve covers I...