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Thread: 1409 Edelbrock

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    Default "Guys, There's a used 140

    "Guys,
    There's a used 1409 Edelbrock on Ebay. Owner says it 'jetted' for 4.3 but.... Is this what everyone suggests putting on the 318's? Think this one is ok?"

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    Default "Ask if HE "rejetted it

    "Ask if HE "rejetted it" for the 4.3. If he says "Yes," leave it alone.

    No reason to rejet a carb.

    Jeff"

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    Default These are generic carbs.....ma

    These are generic carbs.....maybe he meant the metering rods.

    Jack

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    Default Looked at the add and it appea

    Looked at the add and it appears that the carb has not been 'molested'. Could be a good buy.

    Jeff

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    Default He said it was re jetted for a

    He said it was re jetted for a 4.3 and he does not have the original jets. Still a bargain? Jets easy to get and install?

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    Default "Yes, but I'm concerned. D

    "Yes, but I'm concerned. Did he say WHY it was rejetted?

    For $150 it's a bargin; for the $250 (reserve price?) it's not.

    Jeff"

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