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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old Jul 13th, 02, 01:55 PM Thread Starter
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hi people! what carb would be the best match with the edlebrock performer manifold? i've got a 327 engine......thanks for the help!!
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old Jul 13th, 02, 05:09 PM
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Unless the engine is really hopped up and going to be used at higher rpm, I would say go with the Edelbrock Performer 600cfm. Part number 1406 with electric choke. You could use a holley as well if that is more your flavor.
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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old Jul 13th, 02, 05:24 PM
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I have a edlebrock set-up that boodleloof is talking about,(On a 350) works great, good response, and very driveable. It had a holley before and was a little too high-maintence for my tastes. Just bolt it on and start it up...Mike
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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old Jul 14th, 02, 04:01 AM
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Id have to agree.

Ive been driving mine for 4 years with no problem. I have a edlebroc carb from summit racing for $100.00.

Never had to adjust or work on it.


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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old Jul 14th, 02, 06:06 AM
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My friend has the same setup as you and he's running a Holley 650 double pumper mech. 2'nd....the car response real well with that carb.
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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old Jul 14th, 02, 01:37 PM
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I have an Edlebrock Performer RPM, with a Holly 750 single; vacuum Secondary, elec choke, Power valve Blowout protection, and clear float window. I got the Carb New, and NEVER had ANY problems, I like it, because you can change jets, and adjust things very easily, without taking the linkage off to take the top half of the carb off like an Edlebrock/Carter.

Very good choice for me. and my throttle response is of a motorcycle. I cant move my foot fast enough.
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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old Jul 14th, 02, 03:34 PM
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how about a rebuilt boneyard quadrajet? get one off a chevy 350 from the early to mid 70's, and you will be pleased. for the ultimate in no maintainance driving, hook up the factory hot air choke.

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