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Old July 20th, 2011, 06:52 PM   #1
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Where to get a Truck Avenger tuned

Looking to have my carb tuned up. Been rebuilt, now just need to get it tweaked to work best.

Any suggestions in Troy/Rochester area?

Holley Truck Avenger on a 401
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Old July 20th, 2011, 07:45 PM   #2
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Send it back to Holley.
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Old July 20th, 2011, 07:48 PM   #3
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Send it back to Holley.
x2 People still use carbs?

I use to be pretty damn good at tuning those back in the day, but a bit far away from you.
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Old July 20th, 2011, 07:59 PM   #4
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Send it back to Holley.
Not new.

And was hoping for a faster turn around than shipping it off.
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Old July 20th, 2011, 08:02 PM   #5
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If I remember, they rebuild used carbs. Best I got for you.
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Old July 20th, 2011, 08:15 PM   #6
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If I remember, they rebuild used carbs. Best I got for you.
I'll call them and see. Worth a shot.

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Old July 20th, 2011, 08:25 PM   #7
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If Holley goes through it they'll just set it at factory spec which is far from run ready. If it's already got a re-build on it the rest needs to be done on vehicle. Not much to it, but you do need to know your way around a Holley.
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Old July 20th, 2011, 08:51 PM   #8
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When I used a Holley TA, it was near perfect right out of the box. Is there something wrong?
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Old July 20th, 2011, 09:01 PM   #9
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Yes, people still use carbs. Where are you located? I know a great place in the Waterford area. Not cheap but very, very good.
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Old July 20th, 2011, 09:03 PM   #10
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Why are you not learning how in the hell to tune this thing yourself!? If you get stuct and fuct on a trail somewhere, whos goona bail you out? Go on youtube or invest a few minutes in reading an article on this subject. It'll pay you back for years when you learn to do something yourself. Not tryin to be a dick but some things are worth learning how to do.
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Old July 20th, 2011, 09:15 PM   #11
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When I used a Holley TA, it was near perfect right out of the box. Is there something wrong?
Was on the Jeep when I blew up the head. Had it rebuilt but never tweaked in after reinstall. Smell fuel every once in a while, and seems to run rich.


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Yes, people still use carbs. Where are you located? I know a great place in the Waterford area. Not cheap but very, very good.
Troy area, not far from Waterford. Shoot me a PM if you want.

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Why are you not learning how in the hell to tune this thing yourself!? If you get stuct and fuct on a trail somewhere, whos goona bail you out? Go on youtube or invest a few minutes in reading an article on this subject. It'll pay you back for years when you learn to do something yourself. Not tryin to be a dick but some things are worth learning how to do.
Not going to disagree with that, but to be honest, rather just get it done.
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Old July 20th, 2011, 10:05 PM   #12
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There is a PDF file on Holley's website that I downloaded and printed that helped me a lot as far as what to tune and how to do it. I am running a 670TA on my 350 chevy in my heep... Honestly right out of the box it was very good... when I smell fuel, it is usually because a small bit of dirt got stuck in the float and it is flooding a bit... Only happened a couple of times that I can remember, and as far as running off-camber... It works great nose up / down or sidehilling... very impressed with it!
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Old July 20th, 2011, 10:31 PM   #13
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Best way to tune them is with a wide band O2 sensor.
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Old July 21st, 2011, 03:46 PM   #14
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I think you are always going to smell rich/fuel. I'm pretty sure you don't run cats. If the plugs look good, you're probably pretty good. But like what's said, really need an o2 sensor to get it better than what it is right now.
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Old July 21st, 2011, 05:25 PM   #15
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Yes, people still use carbs. Where are you located? I know a great place in the Waterford area. Not cheap but very, very good.
what place is this? do they have a dyno also? i need to get my camaro tuned sometime soon as well.
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