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Quadrajet bogging down. Won't light 'em up quite yet. Gimme a couple of weeks with a new Petronix and adjustment of the floats and secondaries.


 


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quadrajet-cam
See 1976 Chevrolet pickup with Rochester quadrajet upgrade on SBC 350 V8. We removed the hood, mounted a camera looking down on the air horn, and took it for a spin, running wide open on an uphill grade. See how the secondary air valve responds to rpm drop at each upshift of the THM. Also included is a smoking burnout.





1970 Pontiac GTO STK 89-ATL.mpg
WOW is the under-statement of the year when trying to describe this gorgeous 455 H.O. 4 speed 1970 Pontiac GTO. Professional frame-off restoration brought this ride back to absolute original condition. This baby is ready for your next show, cruise-in, or just a Sunday afternoon drive. This original GTO is one of a total of 7088 GTO's built with 455ci engines, which includes all years or production, 1970-74. The 1970 year production is the only high compression, 10.25:1, 455's made for the GTO. Producing 370hp, ground pounding 500ft-lbs of torque, these high output GTOs were and still are an absolute blast to drive. Equipped as you could have ordered one, besides the beast of an engine, this GTO boasts a Rochester Quadrajet carburetor, 4-speed M-21 (close ratio) transmission, dual Exhaust, 12 bolt 3.31:1 Saf-T-Trac rear end, power steering, power front disc brakes with rear drum brakes, deluxe AM pushbutton radio and rear window fan defrost system. Among other options such as two-speed windshield wiper/washer, front bucket seats with shoulder/seat belts, rear seat belts, console, clock, Rallye gauge cluster, courtesy lights, remote driver's mirror and even an electric trunk release. Wrapping your fingers around the factory wood-sport steering wheel and looking through the front windshield at the hood mounted tach as you push the accelerator, you'll be wishing the road never ends. 15x7 Rallye II wheels wrapped in radial tires with the original 14x6 wheels available keep you planted to the road. The great Exhaust note is achieved through the custom 2 1/2" tubes with an x-crossover connection and 2-chamber Flowmaster mufflers with resonators. The temp gauge closes out the modifications done to the car yet the original in-dash temp gauge system is still good. This factory Polar White GTO with the optional '69 Judge stripes add to the definite GTO muscle look. This girl is ready to go and we think your garage is begging for her to call your place home.





1972 Pontiac GTO 455 FOR SALE flemings ultimate garage
http://www.flemingsultimategarage.com/1972-pontiac-gto-455--c-1121.htm 1 of only 235 built! Matching #'s 455cid big block V-8 - YC code, turbo 400 automatic, 12 bolt Saf-T-Trak posi rear, brand new Orange Flame paint, black bucket seat interior, factory console with Hurst his/hers shifter, new Rally II wheels w/ BFG radial T/A's, great sounding new dual Exhaust, new glass, all new interior, Endura front bumper, ram air hood, fast ratio power steering, beautifully restored, window sticker/ PHS docs, ultra rare, Just restored! http://www.flemingsultimategarage.com 301.816.1000 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              301.816.1000       end_of_the_skype_highlighting





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!





Q-jet overhaul
Rochester Quadrajet parts description and overhaul discussion





Xcorps Action Sports TV #43.) MUSCLE CAR seg.3 HD
Xcorps Action Sports Show #43.)"MUSCLE CAR"-seg.3 HD- Classic American muscle cars burn black rubber in this episode with X cams rolling on the action at a Carlsbad California drag strip, a full blown rally race in Coronado featuring street steel from Chevy, Pontiac, Ford, Chrysler, Dodge, AMC, Plymouth and others featured loud and proud! This Xcorps episode showcases great American high performance cars-mega horse street machines with names like Barracuda, Challenger, AMX and Corvette rolling loud and fast and they are featured here racing-not just parked on display! Jason Lazo hosts the show from the Escondido California Car Cruize-largest in the nation- along with guest host and Pontiac Bandit Car owner Scott Sommers who reports from Coronado. X cams rolled at the now gone Carlsbad Drags, The Good Guys Car show in Del Mar and the Coronado Speedfest for a full blown ear blasting muscle car race around the airbase runway! See in your face POV action race shots from several cars shot in HD. Guest host Scott Sommers rolls the track and talks to the drivers including Tom Malloy driver of a cool classic import- a 1957 Lister Jaguar. Great new music and videos from RIVE roll the action in this fast paced show including Danish rockabilly metal band VOLBEAT along with Canadian punk style entry SOUND and FURY stomping a nasty beat! Solid rockin vids here Xcorps style! Southern California without a doubt is the capital of the world when it comes to free-riding street driven classic American muscle cars rolling in the sun! They roll up and down scenic coast Hwy.101! The Xcorps TV series has a mascot car- a 1971 GTO/LeMans nicknamed The Unit that has cruised most of the major roads of the western USA! It goes fast and loves high octane by the gallon! Its a fun car and it is also featured in this episode driven by show host Jason Lazo. Jason rolls the streets of Escondido, where your car better be classic to park it, and talks to 1972 GTO 455 HO car owner Jeff Gallagher about his rare ride! Only 10 were made that year! See how many single digit miles per gallon he gets! The next segment then takes a look at the Good Guys Car show at the famous horse track in Del Mar California where classic street rods slowly roll the line for our X cams. Nice 20s era police paddy wagon cruising with the 71 Camero along with the scary 38 Hot Rod with a 6 foot tall motor! Great new music in this show from Suburban Noize Records bands D.I., Hed Pe and Dirtball adding to the fun! Buckle Up and Hold on! 6/08 http://www.xcorpstv.com/ See The Action Hear The Music Join The Xcorps! Closed Captioned. ©2011 TheXcorps J.S.Edmondson





How to adjust Quadrajet/Dualjet fast idle
Quadrajet/Dualjet Rochesters have a fast idle adjustment screw that is separate from the base idle screw. Here's how to locate it. Note: Ever since Charter "fixed" my internet and cable after the lightning strike, it hasn't worked right. Go figure. So, if you see this posted then I was finally successful in getting a video uploaded.





132563 / 1972 Pontiac GTO
For more information on this vehicle visit http://tinyurl.com/7apck5f One of the most aggressive looking GTO's ever built the 1972 model was once again an options package and had a pile of comfort and style while retaining much of the bite of its forebears. This very cool Lucerne Blue number retains all of its original body panels, its original 400ci engine, is exactly as the Pontiac Historical Society documents lay it out and it's a four speed - that's the way you want one. Great cars to drive these tigers are collectables on the rise! Underneath, you'll find an exceptionally clean chassis. This isn't a full frame off restoration - it didn't need one! Those are the original, clean floors, rust free frame and original rear end and handling package suspension. A quick evaluation is all that's necessary to see the original brake and fuel systems were up to their tasks and required no major replacement. That's the original undercoating you're looking at! So many of these cars died an early death it's refreshing to see one that's so clean! Deep blue paint covers the rock solid, original exterior. The front end is definitely the best part with its straight body color bumper, excellent deeply inset grilles and aggressive hood. The GTO exclusive fenders with rear air extractors add interest to the sides of the car and look awesome with the mint Rally II wheels and new Firestone G70x15 Wide Ovals. The body is straight - care taken during its cosmetic restoration is evident. The trim and chrome is in excellent shape and is mostly original to the car. Bodywork was minimal and the finish work was done to a high standard. This is an attractive car with no hidden gremlins. Comfortable black vinyl seats with new covers are the order of the day in the restored interior. The sculpted, clean dash pad covers the fully functional and clean original gauge cluster and nice original engine turned finish panels. Original door panels with original armrests are very nice, interior chrome is original and excellent and there's new carpet at your feet. The factory Formula steering wheel is in excellent shape and feels great in your hands. The center console with its Hurst shifter is also a clean original - there are no complaints from in here. The cabin's simply a great place to spend time! Open the trunk to find a brand new Wide Oval mounted to a fifth, mint Rally II wheel. There's a new mat on the floor, the proper jack, new weather-stripping on the rail and a fresh coat of spatter paint underneath. Like the interior and undercarriage, there are no problems and no surprises. Pop the hood and find the original, numbers matching engine in a detailed engine bay. That's the correct original air cleaner on top of the rebuilt mill. Some liberty was taken with the internals as the compression's up to around 10:1 and there's a Ram Air IV spec cam to get the power up to where you'd expect a 400 to be. Those are original chrome valve covers on the motor, a restored vacuum Booster and master cylinder on the firewall and a new battery and correct spring clamp cables tucked away in the corner. New belts and hoses (with correct tower clamps) are reliable replacements in this excellent driver! Solid, original body and engine cars are tough to come by. So are desirable cars with great color combinations and manual transmissions. And, so are cars which are still affordable! This car's all three and it's only going to get more valuable over time! Don't wait on this one!





RARE Matching 1972 455 GTO For Sale!
$34,990.00 inc. Free Delivery in 48 States! Deal Direct With Jeff 410-562-9319 - Number 1 in Classic Muscle Car Sales Worldwide! www.carsbyjeff.net





Auto Repair & Maintenance : How to Adjust Carburetors
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MPSoup presents: 1972 Pontiac GTO
Right around the corner from my House there is a Murray's Speed and Custom store, they were hanging out on a Saturday along with some rare Collectible Muscle Cars, but this one catch my eye a 1972 Pontiac GTO in pristine conditions, hope you enjoy.





A 79 chevy C-30 dually pickup w/ 454 V8
Here is a friend of ours chevy pickup. I've been told it's a 79. It has a 454 big block V8, a turbo 400 3 speed direct automatic, and dual Exhaust which i don't know who makes the mufflers. We changed the carburetor to a edelbrock 4 barrel in place of the quadrapuke (quadrajet) carburetor. Quadrajets are good carbs but when they go bad, they're bad. The quadrajet on this was really bad, the throttle bushings were worn on it and it when the secondaries opens up i'm assuming it just dumps fuel like crazy because when we floored the gas it was like pop pop braaaaaap. With the old carb on it used a quarter tank of gas to drive 10 or 15 miles.





1972 Pontiac GTO Coupe For Sale~Fully Documented~PHS Documents~Just Awesome!




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