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Why use the Edelbrock 1406 Carburetor

Why use the Edelbrock 1406 Carburetor

Edelbrock 1406 Carburetors


 

Despite what many may think, carburetors still occupy a special place in the heart of automotive hobbyists. Proof of that is that renowned brands like Edelbrock still invest time and money in launching innovative products like its next-generation AVS2 Series Carburetors in addition to continuing producing legendary carburetors like the Edelbrock 1406.

 

In this article we will focus on the latter, the Edelbrock 1406 carburetor, exploring the features that make it so unique and desirable as well as answering the most common questions regarding its design, applications, and other concerns that car enthusiasts constantly ask us at Mike’s Carburator Parts.


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Rochester B Carburetor Parts

Rochester B Carburetor Parts

Rochester Carburetor At Mike's Carburetor Parts we offer you a full line of US-made Rochester carburetor parts including top-quality carburetor rebuild kits, choke thermostats, accelerator pumps, jets, metering rods, floats, gaskets,
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What Are Carburetor Jets

In simple terms, jets are small threaded plugs with a tiny metering orifice throughout its center that control the amount of fuel entering to carburetor’s venturi. They are considered delicate metering components usually made from brass. The diameter of the main jet metering orifice determines the fuel flowrate, hence the slightest difference could alter the air-fuel ratio. Although carburetors’ jet comes out-of-the-box pre-calibrated for normal conditions, it can be replaced if necessary with another jet sporting a different diameter.
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Troubleshooting Your Fuel Pump

Troubleshooting Your Fuel Pump

 

Does your car feel sluggish? Does the engine die after a few miles of driving, or even worse, it simply does not start?

Those symptoms may mean a bad fuel pump, but how you can be completely sure?

That is exactly the goal of this article, assisting you troubleshooting your fuel pump and thus prevent unnecessary repairs due to wrong diagnostics.

 

 

 

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What Causes Carburetor Flooding

What Causes Carburetor Flooding

There are several things that can cause flooding. I will address each.

The 1st thing most people want to do when their carb is flooding is change the float setting. Unless the float is hugely off, that isn't the problem. At least as far as the setting goes. Set your float to specifications and leave it there. Fudging the float setting is covering up the real problem.

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