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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.


 


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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!





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!





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





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.





Decoding a Rochester Quadrajet part 2: Breaking down the numbers
In this clip we'll learn how to decipher the Identification number and julian date code on the Rochester Quadrajet.





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.





Rochester Carburetor Trick!
If your Rochester Quadrajet or Dualjet Carburetor is Hesitating try this Trick!





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.





86 Monte Carlo SS - cleaning out the Quadrajet carb and flowmaster exhaust sound
This engine was pulled from the car in 1997 and left sitting in a crate until 2011. They left the fuel in the carb so as it evaporated it left deposits. Exhaust sound at 9:01 3 chamber Flowmasters, long tube headers. 2.25" pipes and I don't think there is a crossover tube.





Understanding the Computer-controlled Quadrajet part 2
Continuing the examination of this carburetor so we can see what's different and what is the same.





how to minimize engine bog with a Quadrajet carb
this is to minimize engine bog when the pedal is to the metal. do not over tighten, very small spring...you want to try 1/4 turns or 1/2...q-jets are good if tuned properly. also when you are tightening screw it will have tension on it so keep the screwdriver firm. 1986 gmc sierra single straightpipe to cherrybomb. you will need a small flathead screwdriver and a 3/32 allen key. be sure not to tighten to much or else your vacuum secondary flaps wont open.





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.





Leaky RV carb
Carb in my RV leaking around accelerator jet. looking for ideas as to where the leak is starting and what needs to be fixed.





Quadrajet Electronic Carburetor Rebuild - Teardown Part 1
http://www.carburetor-parts.com. Mike's Carburetor Parts has provided this video about the Rochester Quadrajet, electronic version. Part 1 of the tear down video.




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