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holley 4160 on stock 302 update.
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Hello again all. Hope everyone had a nice Thanksgiving. Just wanted to give an update and thank everyone who posted with their suggestions for the trouble I was having with the Holley 4160 I had installed on my 302. After pulling off the front bowl I replaced the power valve and noticed that although it was a 6.5 it was a high flow version with more than two slots. I replaced it with a standard 6.5, remounted the carb., adjusted the floats and air- fuel mix with a vacuum gauge. I also set the timing with a vacuum gauge. I took the car out for a nice run. There was no hesitation or bog down from a full stop and when I hit the gas from the curb I actually chirped the tire. On the highway at cruising speed, I hit the gas and she took off without hesitation and sounded great. When I pulled into a park and checked the plugs they were nice and clean and the correct colour. I was very pleased and thank all of you for your expert help. All the best. Mario.
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Glad she is running well!!!!


MNBelv57;283721 Wrote:Hello again all. Hope everyone had a nice Thanksgiving. Just wanted to give an update and thank everyone who posted with their suggestions for the trouble I was having with the Holley 4160 I had installed on my 302. After pulling off the front bowl I replaced the power valve and noticed that although it was a 6.5 it was a high flow version with more than two slots. I replaced it with a standard 6.5, remounted the carb., adjusted the floats and air- fuel mix with a vacuum gauge. I also set the timing with a vacuum gauge. I took the car out for a nice run. There was no hesitation or bog down from a full stop and when I hit the gas from the curb I actually chirped the tire. On the highway at cruising speed, I hit the gas and she took off without hesitation and sounded great. When I pulled into a park and checked the plugs they were nice and clean and the correct colour. I was very pleased and thank all of you for your expert help. All the best. Mario.

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Tim
Tucson, Az
1973 SportsRoof
351C bored .040
Crank .020  and Stock cam
Flattop pistons
Edelbrock 4bbl CARB 800 CFM ELEC CHOKE
Edelbrock Performer 2750 Intake Manifold

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Good to hear, there is nothing better then making progress in the right direction.

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