The Rochester Quadrajet carburetor was found perched atop the engine of many a classic GM performance vehicle. The Q-Jet is a very capable but often misunderstood carb. This book, How to Rebuild and Modify Rochester Quadrajet Carburetors, seeks to lift the veil of mystery surrounding the Q-Jet and show owners how to tune and modify their carbs for maximum performance.
The book is a complete guide to selecting, rebuilding, and modifying the Q- Jet, aimed at both muscle car restorers and racers. It includes a history of the Q-Jet, an explanation of how the carb works, a guide to selecting and finding the right carb, instructions on how to rebuild the carb, and extensive descriptions of high-performance modifications that will help anyone with a Q-Jet car crush the competition.
Chapter 1: History and Carburetor Numbering
Chapter 2: How Quadrajets Work
Chapter 3: Selecting the Right Carb
Chapter 4: Tools and Safety
Chapter 5: Rebuilding the Carb
Chapter 6: High Performance Modifications
Chapter 7: Edelbrock Q-Jets
Appendix A: Quadrajet Secondary Metering Rods
Appendix B: Quadrajet Components
8-1/2 x 11"
Approximately 300 color photos