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Old 10-05-2002, 06:32 PM   #1
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Default Edelbrock Carb Users! How Did You Hook Up The Linkage?

I bought an Edelbrock carb (#1406), electric choke. Also, I'm using an Edelbrock Performer intake. Can you tell me how you hooked up the throttle, cruise, and kickdown? Did you buy the bracket they sell? Did you need a return spring? Was it simple?

I'm feeling pretty stupid right now. I hear the Edelbrock just bolts up and goes, but I'm having some issues. I expected the carb to come with some installation instructions, but it only comes with tuning instructions. They give their consumers, in my case anyway, way too much credit.

So any help you guys can offer, is greatly appreciated. :yesnod:


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Old 10-05-2002, 07:30 PM   #2
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Default Re: Edelbrock Carb Users! How Did You Hook Up The Linkage? (joeveto)

when i had one before i bought the cruise control adapter from edlebrock i used a return spring and the throttle cable hook up i used from my holley carb.
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Old 10-05-2002, 10:29 PM   #3
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Old 10-06-2002, 12:17 AM   #4
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Default Re: Edelbrock Carb Users! How Did You Hook Up The Linkage? (joeveto)

Im in the same situation, wish I had some answers for you. But can you tell me what fuel pump did you use and how did you hook up the fuel lines to the inlet side of the pump and the line punning from the outlet side of the pump to the carb. If you have pics please post.
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Old 10-06-2002, 01:10 AM   #5
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Default Re: Edelbrock Carb Users! How Did You Hook Up The Linkage? (Oldguard 7)

If you guys can wait until Tuesday, I'll tryto post some pics.
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Old 10-06-2002, 01:27 AM   #6
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Default Re: Edelbrock Carb Users! How Did You Hook Up The Linkage? (AlwaysWave)

Since posting, I've found some good information. Edelbrock's site has some detailed instructions. I would have appreciated having this info inside the carb box, but because it's directed towards our application (somewhat), it would be tough to forsee this need.

http://www.edelbrock.com/tech/index.html

As far as the fuel line goes, below is a link to Lar's paper on how to build a fuel line for a C3. This is what I'm using. I was told you can buy the outlet for the fuel pump at any autoparts store. But I have yet to try that.

http://www.corvettefaq.com/c3/FuelLineArticle.doc

Any photos posted, would really help!
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Default Re: Edelbrock Carb Users! How Did You Hook Up The Linkage? (joeveto)

I'll try and get some pics tonite for you. I have the 1405 (manual choke). I did have to use a banjo fitting so that the fuel line could clear the drop base air cleaner.
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Old 10-08-2002, 07:16 PM   #8
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Default Re: Edelbrock Carb Users! How Did You Hook Up The Linkage? (Scooter70)

Joe,
I'm having issues uploading to my website, so I'm going to e-mail you a couple of pics.

-Matt


**EDIT** Message was bounced back. What's your e-mail address??


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Old 10-08-2002, 07:53 PM   #9
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scooter70 i have the same parts going on soon if you could also e-mail me with those pics it would be great
thanks lemire014us@yahoo.com
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would you also email these pics to me also. oldguard7@hotmail.com.
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Sorry guys, I couldn't get a digital camera.
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I mailed the pics to a few guys.... could someone please post them?
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