Please read these instructions carefully before attempting to rebuild your carburetor. Listed below are parts and accessories available from Edelbrock that will simplify your rebuild or tune-up. Gasket Kit for #, #, #, # DESCRIPTION: Edelbrock Performer Series carburetors have been calibrated, factory flow-tested, and see the accompanying carburetor Owner’s Manual. Edelbrock Serries manuals and user guides for free. Read online or download in PDF without registration.

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The idle speed screw is a standard screw located on the front of the bottom of the throttle linkage. The new solved my hard starting after being hot but I am having smelly gas issues.

Long story short, this is the wrong direction. Ed “The Dude abides.

Edelbrock Performer 1406 Manuals

In my experience, it was too rich. To compensate for these variables, even a new should be tuned up.

When I went down to the it was WAY fat, but I was very pleased with the customer service from Edelbrock’s web site, they were spot on for ddelbrock jet and rod sizes. Although Edelbrock carburetors are designed to work right out of the box, variations in temperature and altitude can affect the carburetor’s performance.


Last edited by PaceFever79; at Your stock is jetted 4 steps lean in cruise, and is still 3 steps leaner than the even after going 1 step rich! You can change the jets with the carb on the car, it’s one of the best features of the Edelbrock carb.

I have the same problem with my carb,thanks to this I should be able to get it fixed. The on my built runs like a champ now with tune 8 1 step rich in cruise mode with pink springs. Adjust the idle speed screw until the desired idle speed is reached, as noted by the vehicle’s tachometer. Fine tuning the metering rods and springs can even be done on the side of the road or in a parking lot with just a nut driver. The fuel bowl is part of the Performer carb body so there is no fuel spillage.

I just put a new on my car.

Edelbrock Serries manuals

Rod changes are super easy! Last Jump to page: I’ll be pulling the carb and using the chart. I sent an email to Edelbrock a couple years ago when I switched to bone stock with all of the motor specs, they gave a me a great list of mods.

This is what most of us want for our street cars, so we get the and begin the process of trying to tune it for a high performance engine.


The with electric choke is tuned edelbrokc Edelbrock for fuel economy. The problem is the stock carb is jetted so lean that you are starting from a whacked benchmark, so even the chart is misleading. That’s extremely lean in the cruise mode and can cause hesitation or a stumble as it transitions to power mode.

Now take the car out for a test and tune. You just have to fish your jets in and out of the fuel bowls. Last edited by grtskydog; at I ended up with some type of a compromise, don’t remeber exactly.

Next logical step is to adjust the metering rod mixture. It started after holding the pedal down a little and edelbrkck running and runs great. John Stevens has been a writer for various websites since The throttle linkage is located on the driver’s side of the carburetor.

But this doesn’t solve the problem either, welcome to the bizarre world of tuning the carb. Thanks, I’m glad you like my review.

Better acceleration off the line and rolling, very good article! A quality item for sure!