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Edelbrock 1406 and C6 behind 351C-2V
#11
This is my same project for next weekend. Got the Edelbrock 2750 and the 1406 and a new air cleaner. Should be fun.
Wes

73 H Code Sportsroof 351C 2V
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#12
The 1406 is a great carb, very smooth running and excellent throttle response on my 2V cleveland. Mine only required basic tuning to get it running well.
1973 sportsroof-full length console-fold down rear seat.
351W - Ford racing GT40X 58 cc aluminum heads - Ford racing(crane) 1.7 roller rockers with comp 280H magnum cam .544" / .544" lift - ARP head and intake bolts - hedman longtubes - magnaflow exhaust with X pipe - MSD 6al box - MSD dizzy & coil - optima red top battery - tuff stuff 140 amp alternator - weiand stealth intake - edelbrock 1406 600 carb - edelbrock rpm fuel pump - march pullies and brackets - Be cool fan controller - derale electric fan - FMX trans - motive 3.50 gears - traction lok - competition engineering subframe connectors - lakewood traction bars.

1987 mustang LX - 5.0 - GT40P heads - Crane 1.7 roller rockers - RPM intake - 750 carb - flowtech longtubes - X pipe - MAC flow paths - 3.73's - t-lok - AOD trans - transgo shift kit - Be cool fan controller - derale electric fan.






Mike







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#13
Hi

I have a question about the 1406 in your cars, Have you changed any springs or needles ? Im into tunning my 1406 at the moment. Il probably go with the Sniper Efi in a few months.

Regards Rob
For knowing your limit you have to pass it thumb
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#14
I have not.
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#15
One thing to check for  with the Edelbrock. My car has a 351-2 with Edelbrock 1406 and performer intake. When I bought it it was running WAY to rich - hard to start when hot like it was flooded and blew black smoke out of exhaust when hard on it, and constant gas smell. Edelbrock says this carb is designed for 6-6.5 Lbs fuel pressure. When I checked my fuel pump was putting out 8.5 lbs, basically overpowering the carb. Had to install a regulator to solve the problem. Car runs fine now. I think I have it a little on the lean side now but at least its tuneable now.
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#16
I started out of the box with a Holley electric fuel pump and Mr. Gasket fuel pressure regulator, set up to around 5.5 psi.  Mine's still running like a champ - fire right up every time.

It does hesitate ever so slightly when I start it after the engine's warm, but I'm thinking that's because the starter might be heat-soaked, being that close to the header.  It's not that big of a deal, so I haven't addressed the idea of making a heat shield, or going with a hi-torque mini-starter, or something else.
Eric

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#17
Thanks guys
I have a broadbandlambda so I will monitor it. For now its stock settings in the carb, tomorrow wíll se :-)

Regards Rob
For knowing your limit you have to pass it thumb
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