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Author Topic:   carb mounting
posted August 07, 2000 06:31 PM
After an encounter with that hard white thing that lines the track I am trying to put my pretzel car back in shape so I can finish the season (cast comes off in two weeks). When my car is level the carb is definitly running downhill, I don't remember if it's supposed to be level or slightly inclined with the back higher. Me and my porta power (racers best freind) will be waiting.

posted August 07, 2000 06:38 PM           
most cars have the carb level to 5 degrees or so downhill. hope this helps.

posted August 07, 2000 08:04 PM
we always level the motor (crankshaft parallel with ground) this makes carb run downhill which is good if running holley 4 barrel because the rear jets always have plenty of fuel in acceleration mode. If you level the carburetor you should run the rear float level higher than normal to compensate for fuel being thrown back away from jets during acceleration off of corner. with motor level we never have that problem but make sure float level is with fuel just trickling out of sight hole. if you raise it above that you will get a rich condition on initial throttle response and motor will lag a little until cleans out.

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