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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That’s extremely lean in the manal mode and can cause hesitation or a stumble as it transitions to power mode. Items you will need Standard screwdriver Vehicle’s specifications manual.

Better acceleration off the line and rolling, very good article! I have the same problem with my carb,thanks to this I should be able to get it fixed.

Great write-up PaceFever79, maybe that explains why my car ran better and was easier to tune after switching from a to a ! Myposition 5 at WOT never got above The manual choke is tuned for performance.

The Edelbrock is a four-barrel “Performer Series” carburetor fitted with an electric choke. So I will just say that I’ve always been a fan of the AFB style carb for street cars, especially with mxnual transmission. Originally Posted by Bob’s Looking at your chart, tune 24 is one step rich in the cruise mode. The on my built runs like a champ now with tune 8 1 step rich in cruise mode with pink springs.


How to Tune an Edelbrock Carburetor | It Still Runs

Last Jump edelbeock page: Originally Posted by Blainer. 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.

Thanks, I’m glad you like my review. So here’s the simple fix, toss your tuning chart, and use the Performer tuning chart.

Set your accelerator pump back to the stock middle position. Consult the vehicle’s specifications manual if the speed will be set to the engine’s stock setting. The book that comes with the carb makes it pretty clear. I always like a challenge. I would also install a pressure gauge as well. I have a efelbrock, GT 40 heads, E cam, performer intake and 2.

Trouble Tuning the Edelbrock Performer Carb? Read On

I could always use a few more ponies! Trouble Tuning the Edelbrock Performer Carb? Today I would like to focus on the Edelbrock Performer with electric choke.

You most likely will have to change the jets as I did from the stock jets to the jets and metering rods. Both of these cause the engine to have a flat spot or a rich bog. This is a popular carb for the small edelhrock Ford and is the trickiest Performer carb to tune.


After setting the idle a little faster about RPM on the original tach she ran great!! Which got me to thinking, if the is basically the same carb with manual choke, why does this electric choke Performer give everyone including myself a hard time with getting the tune right? Thanks and good luck!

On each side of the middle port is a standard screw.

Edelbrock Performer 1406 Manuals

Last edited by grtskydog; at I thought this new carb would fix my worries The satisfaction of working through a problem and conquering it. This is my daily driver and have never been let down buy it! This is what most of us want for our street cars, so we get the and begin the process of trying to tune it for a high performance engine. Lower the engine’s idle speed to the desired level by turning the idle speed screw in a counterclockwise direction.

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. Stevens is a lawyer and licensed real-estate broker.

I still have the kit.