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Dave Nova, ASE Technician
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Experience:  ASE Master Certification. GM World Class Certification
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406 sbc .600. lift intake .006 exhaust hydraulic roller cam

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406 sbc .600. lift intake .006 exhaust hydraulic roller cam 750 doubble pumper mechanical secondaries engine dynoed with carb and was set up . is in vehicle now floats set just below sight glasses at idle engine exhaust burns eyes bad. do i need to ajust 4 corner idle circuit
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Classic Car
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
its a comp cams hydraulic roller cam specs are .600 intake .600 exhaust performer rpm intake. msd hei with advance locked out timing at 34 degrees
Expert:  Dave Nova replied 1 year ago.
You could try leaning the idle mixture. With engine warm and idling, turn in the idle mixture screws until the idle speed just starts to drop.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
do i need a vacum gauge connected to intake to do all 4 screws and am i looking for the highest vacum reading
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
whats the actual steps because as of now once warm it will idle at 1000 rpm off the curb idle screw
Expert:  Dave Nova replied 1 year ago.
If you have a vacuum gauge then you can adjust to best vacuum reading. Start at the front screws, these are your main idle mixture adjustments.