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Old Oct 1st, 11, 5:40 AM
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350/350, RV cam, headers, 4 barrel Quadrajet carb. Anyone have any idea what the approx idle speed would be? Carb was rebuilt and idle is high.
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550-600 in gear
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Old Oct 1st, 11, 5:50 AM
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So what your saying is have someone hold their foot on the brake in gear while i hook up a tach and adjust it?
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park brake, chock the wheels and someone with their foot on the brake if necessary.
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Old Oct 1st, 11, 11:06 AM
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Default Re: 350 Idle Speed?

700-750 in park. Put it in gear and you should have 550-600.
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are you sure the choke isnt set engaging high idle?
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Old Oct 1st, 11, 7:37 PM
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Has remote choke with spring. Very simple setup. Like they should be. Will try and adjust idle speed 1st. I dont like the in gear idea.Thanks
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