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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old Aug 5th, 09, 05:28 PM Thread Starter
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Question Carb recommendations

I have a 1978 350 engine with stock shortblock to which I have added Vortec heads a Edelbrock performer Manifold and Cam kit. The thing is the manifold is a spread bore. I was going to buy an Edelbrock performer series Q-jet but they do not make them anymore. I want and electtic choke so I guess the Holley 4175 quadrajet replacement is the logical choice. The only thing is I never liked the Holley mostly because of a bad experiance with one. I was wondering if anyone had any other ideas. I do not want to run an adapter plate and I know there are summit rebuilt quadrajets but I am not comfortable with them just looking for options here. Any ideas.

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old Aug 5th, 09, 10:03 PM
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Re: Carb recommendations

One option for a Q-Jet: http://www.smicarburetor.com/

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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old Aug 5th, 09, 10:28 PM
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Re: Carb recommendations

...and another: http://www.jetchip.com/JET_Carburetors.asp

I ditto your feelings for no name rebuilds on Quads, I would definitely get an SMI, Jet, or some other reputable builder with tech support for when things go awry.

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Re: Carb recommendations

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...and another: http://www.jetchip.com/jet_carburetors.asp

i ditto your feelings for no name rebuilds on quads, i would definitely get an smi, jet, or some other reputable builder with tech support for when things go awry.
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old Aug 11th, 09, 05:41 PM Thread Starter
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Re: Carb recommendations

I was going to buy the SMI stage 2. Sounded like the way to go. The web site said "•All circuits will be modified and tuned to match the specifications of your engine combination". But there was no input for my specifications. Guess I have to call.

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