How to de-bog your Quadrajet part 1
Sorry guys, I got the videos a bit out of order.
The Rochester Quadrajet has gotten a bad rap over the years, often called a Quadrabog or Quadrajunk.
In fact, this is a great multipurpose carbureter once you understand how they work and what not to do to them.
In this clip I introduce you to the Quadrajet and begin explaining the theory of operation of these units.
How to adjust carburetor mixture screws
Here's how to find and adjust the mixture screws on your carburetor.
Note that metering-block style carbs such as Holley and Demon more often have one or 2 mixture screws in each metering block depending on the number of venturi. Also those may not be located at the bottom of the carb as in factory carburetors.
750 vs. 800cfm Rochester Quadrajets-how to tell them apart
There exists a ton of misinformation regarding the actual airflow capacity of the Rochester Quadrajet. Not many people know how many variations there are or how to tell them apart.
Here is a simple video explaining how to identify each size based on casting design. I will cover the "cfm-limited" carbs in a separate video.
Decoding a Rochester Quadrajet part 1: The name
Rochester Quadrajets tend to mystify people because of the various model names assigned to them by GM.
Add to that a redesign in the '70s and the confusion only grows.
In this video we'll learn the different model names and also how to differentiate between early and later-model Qjets. Enjoy!
Quadrajet air leak fix and warped air horn repair tutorial.
How to identify a Quadrajet with a warped air horn without diss assembly or running it on a car. These tips would have saved me time and money which is why I made this video. I also discus how to repair a warped air horn and prevent your air horn from warping in the first place. If you have a whistling noise just off idle then you got some work to do. You will never get your engine tuned right, your cold start performing or decent fuel economy unless your four barrel carburetor is just right. Special thanks to Cliff Ruggles for his book Rochester Quadrajet carburetors and to my brother Adrian who spent hours on tuning and fitting.
See this video for description of the technique I used to straighten a warped air horn.
Quadrajet Carburetor Jet Change part 1 of 2
Jets can be changed without even removing the carburetor from the vehicle. Step 1: remove air filter and housing, 2: remove 9 Philips head #1 screws, 3: knock out roll pin for carburetor fuel pumpshot lever. 4: loosen all four 1/2 inch bolts securing the carburetor, but only remove the front two, 5: remove tiny clip securing choke butterfly, 6: lift off top half of the carburetor, 7: remove gasket, float spacer, and float then change the jets with a larger number 2 or 3 strait screwdriver.. there ya have it!! *** video by: Cameron Altizer ***