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Old 10-15-2014, 09:03 AM
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Default 352 Factory Autolite Carburetor - What CFM?

I've seen a lot of different recommendations for carburetor replacements for the factory Autolite carb. What was the cfm rating of the original?
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Old 10-15-2014, 10:01 AM
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600 CFM.

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Old 10-16-2014, 01:26 PM
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I changed out my Autolite 4100 last winter. I installed a Edelbrock 1400 series carburetor, and I am very happy with the result. The carburetor has a electric choke you will have to wire that in.

The wife was not happy with a gas smell in the garage after the car was parked from a short drive. Also the car was hard to start. All this went away after the new carburetor was installed.

Another note the bird stopped running on the way home from the store last month. The fuel pump was the problem. The gaskets were very brittle and crumbled to the touch. I was told it was the Ethanol in the fuel. So now I only use non Ethanol fuel. (the good stuff)
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