Vette(s): 1972 conv, 4-speed, 350, 200hp, numbers match, rally wheels, war bonnett yellow w/white top. good condition, nice driver.
I have a stock 350 with correct intake and carb. Rochester 7042203. Once I found someone to rebuild it to specs, which entailed a trip to southern California for the carb, it runs VERY well for what I'm doing with it. Your choices are slim for something else. Carter AFB is one "IF"you can find one. The other is a Holley. Keep us in the loop, as to what you decide.
Yes I noticed that Jegs had Rochester carburetors. I was wondering if that would give me good stock drivability. I am not looking for super performance. I want my wife to be able to get in it and go with no issues. Thanks
Vette(s): #1-1974 L-48 4spd Cp Med Red Metallic/Black deluxe int w/AC/tilt/tele./p/w-p/b/
Am-Fm/map light National/Regional/Chapter NCRS "Top Flight"
#2-1985 Bright Red/Carmine Cp.L-98/auto
Member: NCRS, NCRS Texas, Corvette Legends of Texas
You could go with an LT-1 style aluminuminum manifold with a Holley carb, but I hate Holley carbs for street use. Personally, I think the best choice would be the later L82 aluminuminum manifold, with the Quadrajet carb. Bolts on, and shouldn't have any hood clearance issue at all. my .00002
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Here's another vote for q-jet. Assuming they're re-built properly with a good kit and all the right stuff done to 'em (i.e. new bushings for the primary throttle shaft if necessary) you can't beat 'em for street-ability. And they're not too bad on mileage since the giant secondaries only kick in when you get into it a bit. (That is if you can avoid getting into it too often. )
Can't remember, do the regular old E-brock performers (dual plane) fit under stock hoods with stock air cleaners? I think it's close if remember correctly. Performer is probably easier to find than the L-82 aluminum......
1976 Silver/Firethorn. L48, 4spd. Original 2 bolt, vortec heads, 9.4:1 CR, Speed Pro Cam: firstname.lastname@example.org, 112 LSA, Eagle Steel Crank.
Vette(s): 1981 Corvette Two-Tone Claret color, 4 spd,
Q-jets are my favorite. I tried a Holley Q-jet replacement back in 1980 when they hit the market....I cannot remember it's name? Anyway, gas mileage was off big time and it did not have the same power under wide open throttle.
hi fellows i am in fla ,just bought house,not topic but carbs ,i know its not corvettr but,there was no better sound than my 62 ss 409 w/two afb,s . sorry my 79 not much sound,have new 3 INS EXHAUST I INJOY READING THIS SITE DWA175
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