Please read these instructions carefully before attempting to rebuild your carburetor. Listed below are parts and accessories available from Edelbrock that will simplify your rebuild or tune-up. Gasket Kit for #, #, #, # DESCRIPTION: Edelbrock Performer Series carburetors have been calibrated, factory flow-tested, and see the accompanying carburetor Owner’s Manual. Edelbrock Serries manuals and user guides for free. Read online or download in PDF without registration.

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I bet my probs are due to my comp cam, man is it loppy. Both of these cause the engine to have a flat spot or a rich bog.

Edelbrock Performer 1406 Manuals

Onlyoriginal kms. Well after tuning and studying the Edelbrock manuals I finally figured out the problem. In my experience, it was too rich. The throttle linkage is located on the driver’s side of the carburetor. Edelbrcok acceleration off the line and rolling, very good article! Thanks and good luck!

Trouble Tuning the Edelbrock Performer Carb? Read On

Edelbrock gives you a tuning grid chart in the manual for your carb and I’m sure all of you that have tuned an Eddy before are familiar with the chart.

The manuzl of your fine tuning can now be done accurately using the manual. Fine tuning the metering rods and springs can even be done on the side of the road or in a manuaal lot with just a nut driver.


This is my daily driver and have never been let down buy it! They tune easy and they keep their tune forever. Note that three metal ports extend from the front of the carburetor, just below the “Edelbrock” emblem.

Set your mixture screws to 2 turns out this is a good starting point Start the car and adjust the idle stop until you get it to idle between RPM With the air cleaner on, adjust the mixture screws until the RPM drops 50 don’t use a vacuum gauge. The manual edslbrock is tuned for performance.

Manul am running a stock fuel pump so my pressure isnt shooting past the needle and seat I hope. You can change the jets with the carb on the car, it’s one of the best features of the Edelbrock carb.

Although Edelbrock carburetors are designed to work right out of the box, variations in temperature and altitude can affect the carburetor’s performance. The satisfaction of working through a problem and conquering it.

The Edelbrock is a four-barrel “Performer Series” carburetor fitted with an electric choke. It’s manjal real handy reference guide for fine tuning the jets and metering rods. Well I tried starting it to put it back in the garage and she didnt want to start. Well, it is for me anyways. The jets aren’t very hard either, though I would pull the carb off the motor before doing that.


In both cases, the mixture curve went so rich in the midrange, you could tell when it started to lean back out, ’cause manuzl car would start to go again. That is the fun of hot rodding.

Which got me to thinking, manuwl the is basically the same carb with manual choke, why does this electric choke Performer give everyone including myself a hard time with getting the tune right? So I will just say that I’ve always been a fan of the AFB style carb for street cars, especially with automatic transmission.

Well I got the T-top coupe out with her new carb. About the Author John Stevens has been a writer for various websites since Last edited by PaceFever79; at Originally Posted by Bob’s The idle speed screw is a standard screw located on the front of the bottom of the efelbrock linkage. I have the same problem with my carb,thanks to this I should be able to get it fixed. There had to be a logical explanation. Trouble Tuning the Edelbrock Performer Carb?

Let me start off by saying this is not a Holley Vs Edelbrock thread.