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.

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UPDATE: Stop complaining about how much I talk. This was five years ago, get over it. Or, alternatively, make your own video. 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.





How to adjust carburetor mixture screws
Here's how to find and adjust the mixture screws on your carburetor. If you are doing an initial setting after rebuilding, turn each screw out 2-1/2 turns from lightly seated as a baseline to get the engine started. 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.





How to adjust Quadrajet secondary air doors
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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. Enjoy!




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