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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old Jul 15th, 01, 04:56 PM Thread Starter
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I finally got my car running and after changing to the Holley Street Avenger carb, I don't have a place to hook up the vacuum for the lites. I thought about T'ing into the brake booster line. Would that work? It only uses a little vacuum when you turn them on, Right? I don't want to compromise the brakes but I just want the lites to work.

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old Jul 15th, 01, 05:27 PM
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Hi Wild,

Hooking the hideaways into that line will be fine. The original connection was picked up from the port at the back of the intake manifold and not the carb anyway. I currently have the brake line T'd as well because my Performer RPM intake didn't allow me the room to screw in the original vacuum port tree. Good Luck, Paul
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old Jul 16th, 01, 01:58 AM
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Holley makes a low profile fitting to fit under their carb.

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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old Jul 16th, 01, 02:06 AM
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Most of the parts places like Ricks, Classic Industries, D&R, etc. make the correct fitting to screw into the back of the manifold. They have them with up to 3 ports on them, one being the threaded fitting need for the brake booster, one for the TH350, and one for the RS setup.

When I had a holley on mine I never had any interference problems with the carb, using one of these.

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