Question: Chevy 327 Backfire Through Carb

Holley Carburetor Causing Problems

My holley 600 carb is causing my truck to backfire and i am just wondering what the simplest solution would be to this problem... it doesnt idle like it should but when i open up the throttle the truck really moves... the carb is on a mild 350 with a decent sized cam but i am unsure of the size.... the spark plugs, wires, distributor cap, and rotor are all brand new i have also tried advancing the timing and it doesnt ...

Why Does Removing The Catalytic Converter Cause A Backfire

Question: Why Does Removing The Catalytic Converter Cause A Backfire, I know some people that removed their catalytic converters (illegal and not capable of passing emission tests I know), and the car immediately became capable of backfiring. I don't understand how that works because 1. The catalytic converter doesn't block the backfire does it? I'd assume if it did it would fail as the flame would most likely heat it up too much. 2. From what I know, it isn't designed ...

Why Do Carburetors Get Unadjusted

I have a edelbrock carb on a 350 chevy engine. i adjust it, but every time i use it in the highway when i get in the city it gets accelerated. The truck sounds loud and its just the carb that needs to be adjusted down, i think. does my carb still work or is it bad? ...

What Size Carburetor Should I Put On A Chevy Small Black With A 383 Stroker Kit

I have a 1970 Chevy Nova 350 small block bored out with a 383 stroker. I need to put a new carb on, and would like some opinions as to what size carb I should put on. I am looking at edelbrock. I refuse to put a holley on, I have had nothing but issues with those carbs. Any information you guys can give to me will be greatly appreciated. Also, does anyone have any links to websites I can use ...

Chevy 350 Turns Over, But Doesnt Start

My chevy C10 that I bought didnt run when I purchased it. IT was sitting for a while. The carburetor needles were loose and carb caught fire. Holley 4160 carb was rebuilt. I replaced the battery, spark plug wires, distributor cap, and the carb obviously was rebuilt. The truck turns over but that it. It doesnt back fire or anything? Could the distributor be put on wrong? Help? ...

Cause Of Tailpipe Backfire/rough Running Only When Warm

I have a '73 Buick Apollo with a 2BBL carb. that has about 88K original miles on it. It starts easily when cold and runs strong for a few minutes (for example, if I get on the freeway and cruise for a few minutes, everything is fine). However, after a few minutes when the engine is warmer, it begins to have a backfire (through the tailpipe)problem and begins running really rough, as if the plugs are fouled or there ...

Chevrolet Running Bad Etc

Whats with my truck? The truck is a 78 scottsdale, but had to get a reman engine in 2000; but It's got a 350 long block, I had both heads redone. I had one shaved but not the other, the compression on one side is around 180, on the other side it varies its like 150 I believe to be the highest, and 120 to be the lowest. I put new head gaskets on both of them. I even put a ...

GM 350 , Carburetor PLs HELP

I just got a reman. holly II carb a.k.a. (rochester quadrajet) The choke thing on the holley has an air port, and my old carb has an electric wire connecting the choke. Is there a way i can convert the carb to either electrical or convert the car to fit the carb(i think its a hot air choke). Or do i need to buy a diff. carb. I know the very basics on engines, and would greatly appreciatte ...

Carburetor Trouble In A 84 Chevy Caprice. With A 305 Rochester Carb.

I have a 84 chevy caprice with a 305 and a rochester carb, I want to change the carburetor to a holley. What would be the best one, and does any body know a part number? Thanks in advance. ...

Model 7RT Carburetor

My 48 Ford f6 has what is called a model 7rt carb. that is all that is on the carb and i am looking for a carb kit so i can hopefully get it running. Does anyone know if this is a Holley, or what because that is the only writing on the carb? so at least i can try and find a Carb kit for it? Any other details would be nice... i have already tryed googling it ...