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Everything you wanted to know about automatic chokes but were afraid to ask pt3

I've noticed many people drive vehicles with inoperative chokes. Even though chokes can be intimidating, repairing and adjusting them actually is very simple. So, stop pumping that accelerator and follow along as we look at how chokes work and how to repair them.


 


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Everything you wanted to know about automatic chokes but were afraid to ask pt4
I've noticed many people drive vehicles with inoperative chokes. Even though chokes can be intimidating, repairing and adjusting them actually is very simple. So, stop pumping that accelerator and follow along as we look at how chokes work and how to repair them.





Carburetor Electric & Manual Choke Tuning - Summit Racing Quick Flicks
Norm covers the basics of how to start a carbureted vehicle on a cold morning with either a manual choke or electronic choke. Learn the differences between an electronic and manual choke and how to properly find the right choke position. http://www.summitracing.com/redirect?banner=SocialYT4526





Electric Choke adjustment: rich and lean extremes
In this video, I am purposely changing the rich/lean adjustment wildly in order to show the effect. Your actual adjustments would not be this extensive, but if your engine is loading up and not running very well, the choke or an aspect of it's systems may be the culprit.





Everything you wanted to know about automatic chokes but were afraid to ask
I've noticed many people drive vehicles with inoperative chokes. Even though chokes can be intimidating, repairing and adjusting them actually is very simple. So, stop pumping that accelerator and follow along as we look at how chokes work and how to repair them.





Choke Adjustment on Rochester Carburetor By Hopkins
This video shows how to set the Automatic Choke on a Rochester Carburetor with a 350 (small block) chevy Engine,





Everything you wanted to know about automatic chokes but were afraid to ask pt2
I've noticed many people drive vehicles with inoperative chokes. Even though chokes can be intimidating, repairing and adjusting them actually is very simple. So, stop pumping that accelerator and follow along as we look at how chokes work and how to repair them.





electric choke adjust
How to make adjustments on an electric choke. Mightyram50.net





re-jet your Quadrajet (part 1)
rejetting a quadrajet





Identifying Quadrajet vacuum ports
I always see a lot of questions about what various vacuum ports do on a Quadrajet. Here's a general guide that will point you in the right direction. Remember that there were many different Qjets over the years and vacuum port locations and number will vary. This video is representative of 1975-90 carbs. Enjoy!





How to rebuild a Rochestor Quadrajet part 1
Introduction and beginning the disassembly process





How to measure and adjust Quadrajet float level
I have had several requests for this, so here you go: 1. The airhorn has to be removed to do this, but the carburetor does not have to be removed from the engine. 2. Some data says to measure from the toe(end that is opposite from the hinge), some say 5/16 inward from the end, etc. I suggest following the specs for your particular carburetor. 3. With the float in the raised position and the inlet needle lightly seated, measure from the top of the float to the top edge of the carburetor with NO gasket in place. If you have to adjust the float, bend at the area that has the cutouts, 4, If you are experiencing flooding issues then it is an excellent time to install a new needle/seat and float and that should cure flooding problems that are not choke-related.





How to adjust Quadrajet secondary air doors
These take some trial and error to get them adjusted so that there is no bog, but it's not hard to do-here's how.





Rochester Quadrajet, the results!
Two mishaps, the first shown here, the choke coil I got was wound backwards, it made the choke butterfly wind up TIGHTER as the engine warmed up. I swapped on the one from the old carburetor fast enough, the second mishap made me feel like a crud and what did I mess up later that evening. The car would not start leaving the Etobicoke -Queensway show. It was not getting gas. We got it running by priming the carburetor, and boy, was I ticked at myself. In the end it was not my fault it looks like. The new accelerator pump umbrella and rod was a very poor and frail design, the umbrella came detached and stayed at the bottom of the of the pump well, and was a distressed mess. The maker will get a note from me. The upshot? The old assembly went in, all is perfectly fine, the slight tip-in hesitation is gone now too. Stupid lack of pride it seems these days making parts for even simple things like an old carburetor.





How to debog your Quadrajet part 3
In the first two videos we looked at operational theory of the Quadrajet. In this episode we'll explore a couple mistakes the home mechanic often makes in an effort to improve the performance of this unit.





Rochester quadrajet carb with d/choke.
This is a Rochester quadrajet carb with a devolved choke. It is being tested on a running engine. This was filmed on an ipad2.





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