The Jalopy Journal
Wrong Welch plugs. I’m talking the one on the side of the secondary bowls, but I agree Don didn’t do me any favors and his story changed when I...
They are 1850-2’s as far as tunnel ram carbs I’m just going by what I was told. I feel like I got taken being gullible. I should have researched...
I’m about to drill throttle plates but if un capping the vacuum ports doesn’t make a difference idk if that will do any good
It actually pops through the carb when I go that low when I hit the throttle but no it doesn’t help with the idle
I’m 100% confident in the timing...
Well I played with the timing it likes 30* the best
There isn’t an adjustment to open the secondary so I uncapped a couple vacuum ports in the...
I’m going to play with the distributor, check for vacuum leaks, and try to open the secondary’s a little this afternoon I’ll report...
I definitely have them open beyond the idle circuit to keep it running now
Thank you I’ll take a look!
I had to do that with a tunnel ram once
I totally forgot I had done it then sold the carbs
The guy wasn’t very happy I bought and sent him new...
Great idea I’ll try it
I’m not opposed to doing it I was just leaving it as a last resort. That should give me a direction anyway
Well I don’t disagree with that advice at all, but I’m going to try and get it to run locked I know there are quite a few people doing it
The distributor is locked @ 28* total right now
Was considering bumping it to 30*
If I put it in gear with the brake on and stab it I get about 5...
Ok so I know this is an older thread but I thought I’d update now that I finally got everything together and fired it up.
The engine starts right...
Ok looks like I just need to make or buy a couple hex shafts
Seems like the rest of the kit is the same.
That sure makes me feel better.
[ATTACH] So now I have a whole nother dilemma
I open my box with the linkage to start setting it up and this is what I have.
It was supposed to...
Thanks exactly what I was looking for.!
Straight line it is. Thanks guys.
I have 1/2 phenolic spacers on already, had them from my old setup.
Would you change to a 50 cc acc. Pump right out of the gate or try it as is?
Do you remember which cam you used?
Did you boost reference them?
Thanks guys I appreciate all the info
Good to know
I think I’m just going to put them inline and try it out. This is just a street cruiser so it won’t see any drags. I’m willing to...
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Here’s the current configuration
It’s been through a lot of changes. Always wanted a blown Pontiac but for now will...
31 model A coupe
Lol that may cause some linkage issues
I have a pair of edelbrock 600’s but I used a conversation kit to recalibrate them to 400’s and it required the restrictors to be epoxy’d in....
Yea I know they probably weren’t the best choice
I listened to some poor advice unfortunately
And they seemed like a really good deal at the...
[ATTACH] [ATTACH] Has anyone used vacuum secondary 1850’s sideways on their 6-71?
Having some throttle linkage issues with the rear throttle...
Heard great things too bad he won't return phone calls. Cost him a trans and converter build
I'm sold on FTI
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