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post #7 of (permalink) Old 05-21-2019, 04:31 PM
Jsams
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A common problem with the Edelbrock carbs is too much fuel pressure. Do you have a pressure gage and know you have under 5.5 PSI fuel pressure? Frequently Ford pumps put out around 6 to 7 psi which is too much for the Edelbrock. If you are getting the tear gas smell at idle, this might be your issue.

1969 coupe
372 Cleveland, 4 speed, 9" T.50 Trac Lock axle, Toploader, Global west suspension, Big Lincoln Trans Am Brakes front, Eldorado caliper/ MK VII disk rear.
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