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Old 06-27-2018, 09:16 PM
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There is an old saying that goes " A Holley will win on race day, but a Carter will get you back home again". I have never been a fan of Holley carbs on a street driven car, the Carter/Edelbrock design is so much more simple and reliable, IMO.
A friend of mine said he pulled the Holleys off of his engine, put two Edelbrocks on it, and when he started the engine he sat back in a chair and watched it idle and run like a clock, and he said to himself "What have I done wrong, I didn't even have to adjust these things"!

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Old 06-28-2018, 09:10 AM
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Never had good luck with Holly carbs on street cars... Edelbrock remains my fav!

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Old 06-28-2018, 11:24 AM
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I've got five cars with Holleys, one with an Edelbrock, one with a Quadrajet, and the one under construction will have two Autolite two barrel carbs. Eventually the dragster will have two Autolite two barrels instead of the single Holley.
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