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Quadrajet rebuilder south florida

Post by jimmyflfr » Fri Aug 23, 2013 8:18 am

Anybody know a good rebuilder of quadrajet in broward Fort Lauderdale area?

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Post by gyrocopter582 » Fri Aug 23, 2013 9:00 am

Get a kit and do it yourself.
One of the easiest carbs to rebuild there is.
You will need some small torx bits, available at Autozone.
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Post by gladesman » Fri Aug 23, 2013 12:27 pm

X2 just work slow and easy , take a quick picture with a phone if necessary to help memory at reassembly, lay out parts on clean surface or sheet so nothing gets forgotten.

Screw mixture screws in slowly until they bottom on seat while counting how many turns it takes. Then when u reassemble them bottom them out (gently) and count the same number of turns backing them out. That should get u in the ball park to start engine w/rebuilt carb.

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Post by gbstrike » Fri Aug 23, 2013 12:47 pm

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Post by JAMES » Fri Aug 23, 2013 3:57 pm

their def. not the easiest to rebuild aAND BE RIGHT ,,,, if so you would see many more people doing it.. their a damn good carb when running right dont let some jo blow rebuild it ,,, it wont be right theirs a guy online who rebuilds q jets only ill find his number and give to you you can buy a remian for a few hundred bucks but at that point id go a different route jmo
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Post by skinny99 » Fri Aug 23, 2013 5:06 pm

Buddy Branch is a really good Q-jet guy. Do a search for his number in here. His customer service is excellent.
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Post by Deano » Fri Aug 23, 2013 5:12 pm

May not be South Florida, but Buddy Branch is the right answer.

Bet you can tell him what you have, then run it out of the box.

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Post by jimmyflfr » Fri Aug 23, 2013 6:59 pm

Thanks guys

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Post by BANANA BOAT » Fri Aug 23, 2013 7:03 pm

DIXIE CARBURATOR
4301 N Dixie Hwy Oakland Park, FL 33334
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Post by Airboat_Fever » Fri Aug 23, 2013 8:09 pm

x3 on doing it yourself they ARE NOT hard to rebuild the mikuni's on my rotax are more complicated. and they are undoubtedly the best carb ever designed and built :thumbleft:
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Re: Quadrajet rebuilder south florida

Post by gyrocopter582 » Fri Aug 23, 2013 9:31 pm

The accelerator pump linkage, and plunger, are the biggest challenge.
Back in the day, we used to swipe all the metering rods we could find,
while roaming the boneyards. The choke linkage can bug you too,
but once you study it, it's a no brainer.
I could pop the top, swap jets, and be running in 15 minutes.
You could fine tune with the different metering rods.
Ole "Quadrabog"... Loved the "Baa-whoo" when you jump on it...
Tiny primaries, fat secondaries. Many will argue that the Q-Jet is better than the Holley.
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