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Old 08-04-2019, 10:29 PM
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Bought a tripower from a fella in my more uninformed days early in my resto and come to find out it has a center carb with #7042114 which is a '72 Chevy application. Is this carb usable on a 389? If so, what jet size should I be using? Any other things I should b checking for? I am trying to tune carb right now and it seems to b idling rich...have the I/M screws probably 3 turns out. Don't feel any vacuum pull through outer carbs.
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Old 08-06-2019, 12:02 AM
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I'd start wit .064" jets in the center carb--a little smaller if the venturi size of the carb is less than 1.250"

Normally, we set the I/M screws 2 turns out for startup.

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Old 08-16-2019, 05:07 PM
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Thanks Dick...took carb apart againt today and it has 58 Jets...too small? Venturi looks like 1 3/16".

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.058” is way too small.

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Ok thanks...so something less than a 64 since the Venturi is 1 3/16"?

Guess I'll b looking at the end carb Jets next.

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