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Old 08-20-2011, 10:54 PM   #21
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I've never owned a car that didn't have a V8 and my newest rig ever was an '89 f-150. I'm rather proud of that. I'm not proud that all of them also had broken AC and no cupholders.
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Welcome to GMF
Now thats classic
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Wow. Ok, so my '84 chevy blazer (I call it waldo because it'* red and white and doesn't stand out in a crowd) needs a carb rebuild but I'm not really qualified to do it, I messed up a holly really bad once so now I leave rebuilding to people who know what they're doing. Anyway I went to 3 different mechanics before I found one that rebuilds carbs. WTH!?! I know most cars made in the last ~25 years have EFI but I still thought there were enough old cars on the road to make rebuilding a carb a semi-common thing for a shop to do. Maybe there aren't as many people that apreciate old cars as I thought, which would explain why I could get a perfectly good '74 for less than the cost of most electronics.
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carbs arent bad you just get a book, they have them for everything.
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carbs arent bad you just get a book, they have them for everything.
looks like I'm going to have to since hardly anyone works on them.
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i put a holley 4150 on my firebird, there was a book just for tuning and everything you wanted to know for just that model. im sure they have them for quadrajets.
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my blazer has an edlebrock on it, though I'm sure a manual exists for it too. I prefer it to the quadrajet.
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Yeah there is a book for it runs bout 30 bucks..its easy to rebuild carbs
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that'* pretty reasonable. I'll have to order one of those.
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Before you do that what model carb do you have
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