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#2468338 - 03/18/18 08:29 PM Re: holley billet metering block and emulsion jet question [Re: dartman366]
Thumperdart Offline


Registered: 07/12/04
Posts: 18980
Loc: State of confusion
Originally Posted By dartman366
Well,, it's on the car and running,,,and quite well I might add, once I got the float level set which was a little high and started to work with the curb idle screw's it came around quite nicely and sounds a lot crisper, idle tip in is smooth and there is no more blubbering like the other one(which I think I found the problem there) just smooth as silk up to the point the boosters took over, the other one sounded like it was loaded up a little and then would clean up so that is a big plus,, got it up to running temp for a while then shut it off,, let it sit for about 10 minutes and reached in and hit the start button and it was running and never touched the pedal,,,now for the tracks to open and start to dial this thing in. up and also a big thank you to Dom for bailing me out with good straight forward no BS answers and tech advise. up up



This is what I like to hear and now the tuning will begin but kudos to you for tackling what some consider too hard or impossible to do and I get it.......... beer
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#2468391 - 03/18/18 09:54 PM Re: holley billet metering block and emulsion jet question [Re: Thumperdart]
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Registered: 05/13/07
Posts: 1673
Loc: Mi.
Glad to hear Dom got you pointed in the right direction!! up Heres my new Dom built carb waiting on an install and test. I'm still not sure if I need to put it in the China cabinet or on the car!! grin


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#2468969 - 03/20/18 07:36 AM Re: holley billet metering block and emulsion jet question [Re: G-Money1320]
BradH Offline
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Registered: 01/30/03
Posts: 14254
Loc: Valhalla... eventually
What size venturi & throttle? Looks like a Holley aluminum replacement main body wrapped in TC's preferred hardware.

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#2469126 - 03/20/18 12:15 PM Re: holley billet metering block and emulsion jet question [Re: BradH]
Thumperdart Offline


Registered: 07/12/04
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I THINK this one is the 1.610 bore and 1 3/4 blades but shipped so many lately I forgot........... punkrocka


Edited by Thumperdart (03/20/18 12:15 PM)
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#2469419 - 03/20/18 08:48 PM Re: holley billet metering block and emulsion jet question [Re: Thumperdart]
dartman366 Offline


Registered: 01/18/04
Posts: 13185
Loc: Mt. Vernon, Ohio
Originally Posted By Thumperdart
Originally Posted By dartman366
Well,, it's on the car and running,,,and quite well I might add, once I got the float level set which was a little high and started to work with the curb idle screw's it came around quite nicely and sounds a lot crisper, idle tip in is smooth and there is no more blubbering like the other one(which I think I found the problem there) just smooth as silk up to the point the boosters took over, the other one sounded like it was loaded up a little and then would clean up so that is a big plus,, got it up to running temp for a while then shut it off,, let it sit for about 10 minutes and reached in and hit the start button and it was running and never touched the pedal,,,now for the tracks to open and start to dial this thing in. up and also a big thank you to Dom for bailing me out with good straight forward no BS answers and tech advise. up up



This is what I like to hear and now the tuning will begin but kudos to you for tackling what some consider too hard or impossible to do and I get it.......... beer
Well it took me two and a half solid days to do it and several times I had to walk away from it for a while,,, but I guess persistance paid off, or maybe it's just stubborness.LOL whistling
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#2469795 - 03/21/18 02:41 PM Re: holley billet metering block and emulsion jet question [Re: dartman366]
Thumperdart Offline


Registered: 07/12/04
Posts: 18980
Loc: State of confusion
I do that DAILY..............LOL
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#2470087 - 03/21/18 09:05 PM Re: holley billet metering block and emulsion jet question [Re: Thumperdart]
G-Money1320 Offline


Registered: 05/13/07
Posts: 1673
Loc: Mi.
Yes you are correct Brad. I just have a small 416 though. smile A lot of phone time and I believe Dom has me where I need to be!


Edited by G-Money1320 (03/21/18 09:13 PM)
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#2477740 - 04/05/18 04:07 AM Re: holley billet metering block and emulsion jet question [Re: Mattax]
jbc426 Offline
master

Registered: 03/01/07
Posts: 2810
Loc: West Coast, USA
Finally had the plate off, and the jets are above the fuel. Can I just drill and tap them into the lower hole? Or should I get a different metering block from someone who knows how to set one up?
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#2477751 - 04/05/18 06:47 AM Re: holley billet metering block and emulsion jet question [Re: dartman366]
sgcuda Offline
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Registered: 01/28/05
Posts: 4079
Loc: Charlotte, North Carolina
You can drill and tap them. By hand, not with a power drill. Get in touch with Thumper for details.
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#2477796 - 04/05/18 09:16 AM Re: holley billet metering block and emulsion jet question [Re: jbc426]
Mattax Offline
pro stock

Registered: 02/28/10
Posts: 1202
Loc: Phila. Pa.
Use the ones you have.
See "Relocating the Holley Idle Jet"
RFS - Holley - Tips & Info Stickies

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