Well my friends looking for a little advice. the old Rochester has well; seen better days.it leaks around all the gaskets after i just replaced them all. I have a 600 cfm Holley off an old Mopar thinking about putting it on the 64 SDV. Just wondering if anyone has experimented with the holleys on these cars? it wokrs great on the Mopar 360 cubic inch just not sure about the spacers and gaskets i need. A question for jason is did you use JB weld for the choke tube hole or whats your thoughts on plugging the hole?

Thanks all Tyler

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Comment by Tyler on September 24, 2015 at 7:37pm

thanks IAn this actually did the trick though the setup l;ooks a little odd the original bakalite spacer worked just fine. ill get  some photos posted on here for everyone to see

Comment by ian arnold on September 8, 2015 at 8:06pm

And thanx for doing that for me... I am preping for my winter project..(Im in Canada), so im ready for the spring....

Comment by ian arnold on September 8, 2015 at 7:36pm

I was looking for confirmation that i have the facts correct....

Comment by Jason Edge on September 8, 2015 at 6:25pm

Ian, that's a good way of putting it!

Comment by ian arnold on September 8, 2015 at 4:33pm

So........For a 63,  the eldelbrock 1406 is perfect if going for a great functioning carburetor, and a 1411 is you wanna try and get a little more punch???(and  a little less mileage....)

Comment by David Thomas on August 31, 2015 at 10:14am

Will the stock carburetor insulator spacer not work with the Holly? If not, check the Holly web site to see if they sell a spacer with a PCV connection that will work with their carburetor. You are not the only person that is trying to use a Holly on a car with a PCV valve.

Comment by Tyler on August 30, 2015 at 9:32pm
No there is a 3/8 " fitting to connect brake booster. Just the holley limits that they don't have the pcv fitting in the front like the original Bakelite or the edelbrock have. I'm thinking you would be right about steeling the vacuum away from the brakes. Thinking I'll just have to break down and get the edelbrock. Haha just $ 329 that I might not have to spend. Not to sound cheap
Comment by Tony and Ginny 429 on August 30, 2015 at 9:11pm
That connection would be to the back of the Edelbrock carb ,so it does not apply if using the holly carb ,you plan on using
Good luck with the carb swap
Comment by Tony and Ginny 429 on August 30, 2015 at 9:04pm
correction
Comment by Tony and Ginny 429 on August 30, 2015 at 8:48pm
The PVC system is to remove spent oil vapors from the crankcase and pass them thru the carb into the engine
Keeping the crankcase cleaner
It is oily stuff
I think you have a connection ,for the brake booster vacuum hose behind the carb on the intake manifold. ,or some place back there
Why are you not using that ,so your brakes work as they should ?

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