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Yes, I have another question

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by 79Chevy, Oct 5, 2003.

  1. 79Chevy

    79Chevy Junior Member
    Messages: 29

    Currently on my truck I have a quadrajet (rochester) with an electric choke that I have no idea where to plug it in at.....
    On tuesday I am gettin my Edelbrock carb with an electric choke.... and I have no idea where it is supposed to be hooked up at....
    Anything will help... thanks
     
  2. Joey D

    Joey D Senior Member
    Messages: 280

    The electric choke needs to be powered by a key on acc cir. Check your fan motor as in 79 most of the GM line up had the free flowing air system which made the fan powered at all times. I have done this before and it worked great.
     
  3. EZSnow

    EZSnow Senior Member
    Messages: 205

    I assume you're changing the intake, too, as the q-jet and e-brock have different patterns. I don't know how many intake jobs you've done, but DON'T USE THE END SEALS!! I just finished a similar swap on a vette... here's the thread.

    No fun for me, hopefully you can learn from my mistakes.
     
  4. Joey D

    Joey D Senior Member
    Messages: 280

    EZsnow, look at it this way, you could change an intake alot quicker now I bet.:D
     
  5. EZSnow

    EZSnow Senior Member
    Messages: 205

    35-40 min... including checking tdc on #1 and re-indexing the dist...
     
  6. 79Chevy

    79Chevy Junior Member
    Messages: 29

    Im sorry I guess I failed to mention that I already have a Edelbrock Intake Manifold......

    Thanks to all for all the info......
     
  7. Joey D

    Joey D Senior Member
    Messages: 280

    Is the intake for the spread bore?
     
  8. Joey D

    Joey D Senior Member
    Messages: 280

    I would get the q-jet fixed as it will be cheaper in the long run. The q-jet is expensive but worth it. I have used many carbs in the past before learning this. Go with a Jet performance Q-jet.
     
  9. 79Chevy

    79Chevy Junior Member
    Messages: 29

    Yes the intake is good to go!!
     
  10. wyldman

    wyldman Member
    Messages: 3,265

    The choke needs a key on power feed.If you have an Edelbrock manifold,it will accept both carb bolt patterns.

    I'd recommend a Q-Jet over an Edelbrock carb too,but sometimes you just can't beat the price on a new Edelbrock.They are pretty cheap.