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Technical Multi Carb Setups -Let's see 'em!

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by pkhammer, Apr 11, 2020.

  1. Blues4U
    Joined: Oct 1, 2015
    Posts: 4,880

    from So Cal

    I've been thinking of changing the dual Rochesters on my 283 to dual Holley 2300's. That looks good. Now I'm more inclined to do it. Solid linkage?
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  2. Bursonaw
    Joined: Jun 19, 2011
    Posts: 117


    3 Rochesters with progressive linkage on a 283 Chevy. I originally had a single Holley 650. I switched because I love the looks and nostalgia of multiple carbs. Off the line the single four barrel was quicker, but there is noting like the feeling when you kick in the secondary carbs in on a six pack. Much better gas mileage with the six pack as long as you keep your foot out of it. The setup was was fairly straight forward and easy. I’ve been running them for the last 5 years and have not had any issues.


    Dual Holley 94’s on a 8BA Ford Flathead. Synced carbs running tandem. Originally I ran a single 94. There is a noticeable increase in acceleration and top end power. These took some time for me to set up and after talking to some old school folks I learned how to set them up properly. Now they run well with no issues.


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  3. Budget36
    Joined: Nov 29, 2014
    Posts: 4,265


    Yep, he's gonna win and die with the BEST toys;)
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  4. Budget36
    Joined: Nov 29, 2014
    Posts: 4,265


    Was there ever a 2x2 or 3x1, 3x2 for an LA318?
  5. Phil P
    Joined: Jan 1, 2018
    Posts: 298

    Phil P

    All I need is that linkage kit and I'm good to go.:D IMG_0932.JPG
  6. egads
    Joined: Aug 23, 2011
    Posts: 760


    @Blues4U Thank's, Solid linkage with just the rear choke hooked up. Get's about 19-20 mpg depending on how much fun I'm having with it.[​IMG]
  7. dana barlow
    Joined: May 30, 2006
    Posts: 4,049

    dana barlow
    from Miami Fla.
    1. Y-blocks

    Una-sic is your friend with 4x2s,but = more then 4x the pita of one carb. For running with lest amount pita,4bbl,or 2x4,but looking really good is 3x2,4x2 or 6x2s. Even 8x2 if big motor.
    I run these 4x2 with all at one time link up. All home-made, log intake,fuel log,linkage.water.
    I had 2x4 for a time in 1959,60s,but sold them off to $$$ offer I could not refuse ,an put a 4 bbl on,it did work well,however decided I wanted my 2x4 back and found out I could not afford to by them any more. I always loved 4x2s,but could not afford a intake,so made my own log type out of a cut up drive shaft. It is better then you can buy at the speed shop anyway,each port dose have driveder from center of log down to head ports.< the cast alum ones are open from head up=not as smooth/and even more so on a Ford Y,as the two pistons on right bank fire next to each other,so needs drived. Still driving same hot rod from 1959 to now. 001 (4).JPG
    Last edited: Jun 6, 2020
  8. seabeecmc
    Joined: Jan 28, 2005
    Posts: 994


  9. pkhammer
    Joined: Jan 28, 2012
    Posts: 549


    I'm surprised by the amount of inline sixes showing up here but I think that is very cool. Dare to be different! I'd like to see some engine build threads of some of these showing up here. Car build threads are great but I would be VERY interested in reading some detailed engine build threads.
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  10. Stooge
    Joined: Sep 9, 2015
    Posts: 420


    Still a work in progress and just sort of mocked up, '47 Buick 320 straight 8, 4 Carter W1 574s single barrel carbs and a semi hidden fuel rail, going in my '37 Buick Century coupe



  11. Moriarity
    Joined: Apr 11, 2001
    Posts: 19,205

    Staff Member

    6 Stromberg 97’s on my bubbletop car the futurian

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  12. Moriarity
    Joined: Apr 11, 2001
    Posts: 19,205

    Staff Member

    4 97’s on a cragar intake on the 49 331 caddy in my outlaw clone

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  13. HotRodWorks
    Joined: Dec 6, 2005
    Posts: 258

    Alliance Vendor

  14. All the HAMB friendly cars in the stable have multi carb setups.

    My 33 Ford pickup is running dual quads. Its an old Edelbrock intake with newer 500 carbs. Runs really good as this the setup used when the truck was being drag raced every week back in the 90s.

    My grandparents 55 Chevy Bel Air is running a fully polished and chromed 3x2's. Its a polished Offenhauser manifold with 3 chromed 2GC carbs topped with Nicson Engineering air cleaners. The motor is a 327 and the whole set up runs really good. I think it would run circles around the 33 based on butt dyno pulls on back roads.

    Finally Miss Taboo is running 6x2's. Its also a polished Offenhauser manifold. The intakes are designed for a Stromberg carb, but my grandfather built a set of adapters to be able to run 2GC carbs. The motor runs pretty darn good, but as it mainly is fired up in and out of the trailer for shows, so hard to really say how good its street manners are.
  15. Blues4U
    Joined: Oct 1, 2015
    Posts: 4,880

    from So Cal

    Any other pics of the carbs/intake you have I'd love to see, you can send in a PM if you don't want to post here. Thanks!
    Last edited: Apr 12, 2020
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  16. ssracer
    Joined: May 2, 2011
    Posts: 106

    from oklahoma

    230" Dodge w/ Edgy 2 carb intake & Edgy aluminum head IMG_0936.JPG IMG_0937.JPG
  17. I like 2x4's and here are some of my setups, when I get the engine in the 57 p/u all 4 cars will have 2x4's on them.

    M/T crossram, 450 Holleys, Nicson flame arrestors will be on a roller cam 355 in my 57 p/u


    Offenhauser low profile with 600 cfm Carter Competition series and Stellings mushroom air cleaners on a solid lifter 355 in my t-bucket


    Holley Pro Dominator with Holley 750's on a stroker 489 full roller big block in my 51 Henry J


    950 blower carbs on top of an 8-71 540 ci Dart big M full roller in my 41 Chevy p/u


    Some spare intakes

    Weiand square port with Holley 600's
    Edelbrock C26 with Carter competition series 500 cfms
    Edelbrock tr1x with Holley 450's and a Edelbrock performer rpm air gap oval port with Edelbrock 700 cfm
    Another Offenhauser low profile with Carter Competition series 600 cfm
    Another Edelbrock C26 with Carter 450 cfm
    That's enough from me... for now, ha ha
  18. larry k
    Joined: Feb 23, 2009
    Posts: 320

    larry k

  19. streetrodder71
    Joined: Jan 15, 2015
    Posts: 796


    I run 4 Deuces (3 bolt 55 Ford carbs) on a Weiand intake. I run them because I like the look,Four
    Deuces on a Dressed SMC doesn't get any better . They run great & I have had no trouble with
    tuning.(Have not turned a screw on them since they were installed & tuned) They have no chokes, all running all the time,(no progressive linkage. I am using another set on my current
    new build, a 33 Willys Coupe (pic will follow later). Here are pic of my 32 5 Window Engine:

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  20. Boneyard51
    Joined: Dec 10, 2017
    Posts: 4,360


  21. 51 mercules
    Joined: Nov 29, 2008
    Posts: 3,053

    51 mercules

    My Riley 4 Port!

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  22. phat rat
    Joined: Mar 18, 2001
    Posts: 4,392

    phat rat

    My 17 T with 14390692_10205633632638862_6163705993039102610_n.jpg 3 deuces on a baby Hemi
  23. Dago 88
    Joined: Mar 4, 2006
    Posts: 1,939

    Dago 88

    324 Olds with 6 94's 150407009.jpeg Digital 196.jpg
  24. fordflambe
    Joined: Apr 9, 2007
    Posts: 516


    Love em'! Here's three of my rides.

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  25. Bandit Billy
    Joined: Sep 16, 2014
    Posts: 6,881

    Bandit Billy

    Drove this today to get a paper and an iced coffee. Runs great, thirsty, but great.
  26. DDDenny
    Joined: Feb 6, 2015
    Posts: 13,788

    from oregon

    "Essential" items before a man can start his day!
  27. Bandit Billy
    Joined: Sep 16, 2014
    Posts: 6,881

    Bandit Billy

    ^^^^Got that right buddy. After my sauna. Hey, Cant go to church right? Gotta start the week off on the right foot.
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  28. Blues4U
    Joined: Oct 1, 2015
    Posts: 4,880

    from So Cal

    Eye candy!
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  29. GordonC
    Joined: Mar 6, 2006
    Posts: 2,093


    Ok as long as we are looking at carb porn here is my contribution. I have this 3 deuce set up for the flathead but wanted to break the motor in before installing and setting up the 3 x 2s. I monkeyed around with a couple ways I was thinking of running them. For regular air filters I have 3 Grace air cleaners all done up in black that I plan to run on the street.

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