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Need to find the fuel air mixture screws on a rochester carb durajet 210

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SOURCE: 1985 Chev Celebrity wont stay running

The filter you chg. an inline filter? Is there a filter in the carb.where fuel line connects, some had a brass screan in the carb. you can chk. the fuel pressure without it running, just unhook line at carb. put it into a plastic bottle or something to catch it and have someone turn engine over if it squirts out good thats enought for it to run they only put out about 6 to 8 lbs. of pressure. I don't think that solenoid would keep it from running, when it will run on either. but maybe if you unplug it and see what happens. It suunds to me to be a fuel dilivery problem, either something restricting the flow to carb. or you got a bad pump.

Posted on Apr 14, 2009

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SOURCE: Where is the idle screw on a Rochester Varajet carb?

Its located behind the linkage on carb. left side.it will have a little spring behind it.

Posted on Apr 20, 2009

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SOURCE: what two screws do you adjust for air fuel mixture

the ones one the very front at the bottom

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The mixture screws are at the bottom front of the 2 front barrels. They poke into the barrels from outside the carb.
Butterfly usually refers top the throttle plates that open and close the barrels, but if you have a quadrajet, they may also refer to the upper plates on the back 2 barrels that only open when the throttle is wide open.
The float level is the distance of the top of the float when the float valve is closed. As gas flows into the bowl thru the float valve, the float rises and eventually closes when the proper float level is reached by the gas.

Look here for example: http://www.holley.com/data/Products/Technical/199R8339.pdf

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it is in the housing where the fuel line enters the carb. unscrew and remove the input fuel line, then unscrew and remove the housing. take note of the direction of the paper filter you remove. here's a page with more info on that car. http://www.carburetor.ca/carbs/tech/Rochester/Quadrajet-index.html

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I have an 81 Chev with a 350w/ q-jet carb. Their are no screws for air/fuel mix. It has only the plugs. Is there a way to adjust the mix w/o having to remove the plugs, tap and install new screws?


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It is a standard 350 Chevy with no real modification. .... missing something or can they be in a different location on my carb ( 81vette rochester quadrojet ). ... There are two fuel mixture adjustments on the rochester Carburetor.

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With the engine fully warmed up and at normal idle speed adjust the air/fuel mixture screws one at a time, and turn each air/fuel mixture screw in until the engine just begins to mis-fire, then back out the air/fuel mixture screw one and a half turns to two turns to achieve a smooth idle.

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For better performance from your El Dorado a 1 inch spacer under the carburetor will really help a lot if the hood clearance will allow it, and you will need to set the ignition timing to 10 degrees before top dead center, and adjust the accelerator pump on the carburetor for maximun pump efficiency so that as soon as the throttle is opened there is two healthy squirts of fuel from the accelerator pump, and they should squirt as soon as the throttle is opened, and if the throttle can be opened and the accelerator pump does not squirt fuel at the same time as the throttle is opened, then there will be a lag or stumble from the engine on take-off and a severe loss of engine performance. (The accelerator pump must pump fuel into the carburetor at the exact same time as the throttle is opened)

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Also, that engine has a plastic timing gear that was used for the camshft timing gear, and I would seriously suggest that it is changed before trying to get any performance from that engine.

Other than those modifications, the engine would need a better camshaft and the catalytic converter removed to increase the performance of that engine.

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Rochester Carburetor Secondary Adjustment:

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