Post Tagged with: "carburetor tech"

Engine & Exhaust / Tech / Tech Articles

Orientation Session: Your Fuel Filter’s Position May Impact How Your Engine & Carburetor Perform

Older cars and trucks are often packed with ingeniously simple solutions to potentially big problems. And we got reminded of that recently when it was time to replace the fuel […]

Induction / Q&A

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Should I Drill Air Bypass Holes In All 4 Carb Throttle Blades to Improve Idle?

Recently you wrote an article that mentioned drilling holes in all four throttle blades on the Holley carb to change the blade position compared to the transfer slot. I have […]

Induction / Q&A

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Understanding Carburetor Power Valve Channel Restrictors

I’ve read your article on carb tuning about 5 times. I have a 650 cfm SS-AN annular discharge Quick Fuel carburetor with the changeable jets behind the power valve. Are […]

Engine & Exhaust / Q&A

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Solving a Shaking, Hiccupping 383 Small Block Chevy in a 1971 Camaro

I have a problem that hopefully you can help. We just finished dropping my brand new 383 small block Chevy into my ’71 Camaro. I had a professional shop build […]

Engine & Exhaust / Induction / Q&A

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Improving Fuel Economy in a Quadrajet-Equipped 350 Chevy Camaro Z28

I have a 1980 Chevy Camaro Z28 that’s in really good shape with the stock 350 and the original Quadrajet carburetor. The car is all stock. Instead of making more […]

Induction / Q&A / Tech

Ask Away with Jeff Smith: How to Fix a Rich Idle on a Big Block Chevy

I’ve got a Chevelle with a 468ci big-block with a pretty big cam, Edelbrock Performer RPM intake, a Holley 750cfm HP carburetor, and an HEI ignition. The engine idles way […]

Induction / Tech Articles

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: No Power, No Secondaries

I have a Chevy 350 Indmar boat engine with a 600 cfm Holley four-barrel carb. It has a marine electronic choke and vacuum secondaries. When opening the throttle, it will […]

Induction / Q&A

Mailbag: Q-Jet Carb is a Great Choice for Off-Road 4×4

Q: I have a 1973 Chevy K20 truck with an aluminum-head, roller cam 383 stroker. I’ve heard from some of my old-school gearhead friends that a properly tuned Quadrajet is […]

Product Profiles

Video: Introduction to FST Performance Carburetors – FST Billet Carbs & FST RT-X Carbs

FST Performance Carburetors makes different cast and billet carbs for various performance applications, and in today’s video, Ken from FST is going to talk through three popular FST product lines […]

Induction / Q&A

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Adding Power to a Ski Boat SBC—EFI or Carburetor?

I’ve got a direct-drive ski boat with a worn out 350 c.i.d. small-block Chevy. I’m thinking about building a new engine with modest goals. It’s a family boat, but I […]