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88v8
Ivor Duarte
Gloucestershire UK
(1001 posts)

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02/11/2010 04:29AM

Main British Car:
1974 Land Rover Lightweight V8

Edelbrock accelerator jets in 215
Posted by: 88v8
Date: June 20, 2022 04:55AM

In my 215 with Edelbrock 500 #1404 I'm running #1448/6852 needles with primary 083 and secondary 089 with pink metering springs. May be changing to 7052 as my idle is a bit rich.

Been watching some of the Musclecar videos such as this one where he covers the springs and accelerator jets. [www.youtube.com]

It should have occurred to me before that I needed to look at the accelerator jets (squirters) as they are sized for, presumably a 300ci and I'm running a 215, but here I am with the stock jets, and the link in the centre hole, doh. No bog on takeoff, but it must be wasting a lot of fuel.

I can order a kit with various jets #1475 and try some smaller ones, but what jets are you running in the accelerator pump?

Ivor


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