Please read these instructions carefully before attempting to rebuild your carburetor. Listed below are parts and accessories available from Edelbrock that will simplify your rebuild or tune-up. Gasket Kit for #, #, #, # DESCRIPTION: Edelbrock Performer Series carburetors have been calibrated, factory flow-tested, and see the accompanying carburetor Owner’s Manual. Edelbrock Serries manuals and user guides for free. Read online or download in PDF without registration.

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Better acceleration off the line and rolling, very good article! I bet my probs are due to my comp cam, man is it loppy.

Trouble Tuning the Edelbrock Performer Carb? That is a very nice write up you did, Kudos to you! I have the same problem with my carb,thanks to this I should be able to get it fixed.

The throttle linkage is located on the driver’s side of the carburetor. Lower the engine’s idle speed to the desired level by turning the idle speed screw in a counterclockwise direction. About the Author John Stevens has been a writer for various websites since Turn the screw in a clockwise direction with a standard screwdriver to increase the engine speed, and in a counterclockwise direction to decrease the engine speed.

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I put a on my mild chevy in my FJ40 years ago and added the electric choke after. This is my daily driver and have never been let down buy it! I’ll be pulling the carb and using the chart. Today I would like to focus on the Edelbrock Performer with electric edelbock.

Take that 24 tune, which is 1 step rich in cruise mode, Set your mixture screws to 2 turns out this is a good starting point Start the car and adjust the idle stop until you get it to idle between RPM With the air cleaner on, adjust the mixture screws until the RPM 4106 50 don’t use a vacuum gauge.


That said, I never was able to get the WOT tuned on it.

A quality item for sure! There had to be a logical explanation. Good luck and happy tuning! The old built in ’96 was seeing signs of age, plus when I took it apart the floats were all outta wack. The problem is the stock carb is jetted so lean that you are starting from a whacked benchmark, so even the chart is misleading. Does anyone have pictures of how they routed a braided line or rubber line from the pump exelbrock the carb to give me some ideas.

I have a just the way it came out of the box. So here’s the simple fix, toss your tuning chart, and use the Performer tuning chart.

At Position 6 3 stages lean pwr and with. I have bought and used the tuning kit and had basically planned to copy theand found out as you it wasn’t quite that simple.

I have a pressure gauge right before the carb, inline.

Although Edelbrock carburetors are designed to work right out of the box, variations in temperature and altitude can affect wdelbrock carburetor’s performance. Stevens is a lawyer and licensed real-estate broker. Which gave me confidence to share this revelation with you.

I hope I am not invading this post with my prob. But this doesn’t solve the mqnual either, welcome to the bizarre world of tuning the carb. Rod changes are super easy! The manual choke is tuned for performance. When I went down to the it was WAY fat, but I was very pleased with the customer service from Edelbrock’s web site, they were spot on for the jet and rod sizes.


Thanks, I’m glad you like my review. Most people do two things to try to correct this both cause the problem to get worseeither they richen the idle mixture or they increase the accelerator pump shot.

Trouble Tuning the Edelbrock Performer Carb? Read On

No wonder my car flooded when it was warm. To compensate for these variables, even a new should be tuned up. Items you will need Standard screwdriver Vehicle’s specifications manual. Great write-up PaceFever79, maybe that explains why my car ran better and was easier to tune after switching from a to a ! That hard start sounds like a timing issue, but I would start buy doing the basic checks, which has already been suggested. Fine tuning the metering rods and springs can even be done on the side of the road or in a parking lot with just a nut driver.

That is the fun of hot rodding. It gets the problem if it sits awhile after running then I try to start it.

Edelbrock Serries manuals

Edelbrock gives you a tuning grid chart in the manual for your carb and I’m sure all of you that have tuned an Eddy before are familiar with the chart. The has a stock tune of. Because the idle mixture is pig rich, and the accelerator pump is full rich from abovesome think they’re running rich, so they opt for a leaner tune and it edelbrokc worse.