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  1. 493 Mike

    Holley Carb Spraying Fuel Externally ?

    I had a 650 spread bore Holley on my 78 Chevy P/U spraying gas directly on the distributor probably 30 years ago. It scared the crap out of me, but I was 60 miles from home. I called around and found a used bowl at a speed shop. I drove to the shop, thinking "what could go wrong". Changed it out...
  2. 493 Mike

    Holley Carb Spraying Fuel Externally ?

    I stand corrected! I was only thinking about the heat required to melt 50/50. Mike
  3. 493 Mike

    Holley Carb Spraying Fuel Externally ?

    That fuel bowl looks like cast zinc and cannot be soldered. Mike
  4. 493 Mike

    Electronic choke power supply

    Bob, the other end of the yellow arrow wire connects to the wire at the green arrow. It is merely a jumper connection. Mike
  5. 493 Mike

    Electronic choke power supply

    Arrows. Mike
  6. 493 Mike

    Electronic choke power supply

    I believe the green or yellow locations would be fine. Just confirm they are "key on" 12 volt sources. Mike
  7. 493 Mike

    What aftermarkert Throttle Cable and Bracket are you using?

    Lokar cable with Jegs bracket and a angle cable mount I fabbed. Mike
  8. 493 Mike

    Correct 2 barrel carburetor for 1962 Plymouth Belvedere

    Yes. I would recommend you reinstall the auto choke setup if the exhaust cross over is flowing properly (gets hot quickly-they can plug up with carbon if engine is burning oil). Mike
  9. 493 Mike

    Correct 2 barrel carburetor for 1962 Plymouth Belvedere

    Bob, Everything you always wanted to know about your Carter BBD: Carb #=BBD-3240S Float level=9/32" from top of float to top of bowl casting Acc. pump=5/64" between vent washer and top of casting Mixture screws=one full turn out from bottom, plus or minus 1/2 turn Idle speed=500 rpm Fast idle...
  10. 493 Mike

    62 fuel sending unit install issue

    If you have too thin a supplied gasket a poster board (or other thickness of cardboard) could supply a shim between the lock ring and outer surface of the gasket. Mike
  11. 493 Mike

    Cold air plumbing

    Spectre makes some nice fresh air systems. Cold Air Intake Systems | Spectre Mike
  12. 493 Mike

    Dead Head OK?

    I have used the same system on my 493 street car, for 41 years now. Works fine. Mike
  13. 493 Mike

    AFR Meter

    I have a FAST test unit I would like to sell. I used it one time. PM me if you are interested. Mike
  14. 493 Mike

    Fuel pump

    I had issues with my 65 Coronet 318, alcohol gas evaporated from the float bowl after 2 days so I used a Carter electric pump. Depending on days sitting I hold the momentary switch to a 6-8 count, pump throttle twice-slowly, and she starts right up. Mike
  15. 493 Mike

    OEM gas tank

    Custom, stock fit tanks are available. Mike
  16. 493 Mike

    OEM gas tank

    If you fuel inject, you may want an in-tank pump and return line provisions. Mike
  17. 493 Mike

    Inline fuel pump recommendations.

    I have a Holley gear rotor pump (black) and find it works well and is quiet. It is on my 493, six pack engine. Mike
  18. 493 Mike

    Help with secondary jetting

    Buy small jets to try. If not what you desire, drill them larger-until you are happy. They can also be shrunk with solder! Mike
  19. 493 Mike

    Fuel pump pushrods-Again

    Just go to the electric pump. Mike
  20. 493 Mike

    Summit (Holley 4011) carb draining

    Progress! Mike