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Edelbrock carb id

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by trey, Apr 30, 2007.

  1. trey
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    i need to lean out my edelbrock carb a little bit. i really dont know much about carbs, so im having a hard time here. i went to the parts store to get metering rods and seats, and they asked me what edelbrock carb i have. one of the numbers was 1407, and some other ones. how do i tell which one i have? is there a number that i can find on the carb to help me out?
     
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  3. trey
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    sweet, that will come in handy when it comes time to tune it. i just need to figure out what it is. i think i should be able to find that part number on the carb.
     
  4. Deuce Roadster
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    Look at the left lower part of the carb base plate ... on the carb above the number is 1407 then 0256

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    The 1407 is the part number.
    Look on your carb and find the number in the same place and then compare that number to to the chart I linked to you. That will tell you the carb size. :) :)



     
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  5. trey
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    maybe mine isnt an edelbrock then? looks like one, but without the sticker.

    where that one says 1407, mine says...E1 9500SA
     
  6. trey
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    google says that makes it a carter, 500cfm
     
  7. trey
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    can i use edelbrock metering rods on a carter? i have always been told they were the same
     
  8. Shane T.
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    That's one of the few things that was diffirent between the two.
     
  9. trey
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    damn that, i thought they were all the same
     
  10. RacerRick
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    You can use them as long as its a AFB style. I have swapped them back and forth between carter competition series and eddies for years.

    The AVS style uses a three step rod which is longer, but can be shortened.
     
  11. trey
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    the older style had a hook end on the top part didnt it? mine look like any other edelbrock metering rod i have ever seen
     

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