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Unread 06-03-2013, 08:43 PM   #1
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1985 CJ7 Carb change out

Have a stock 2bl carb on my inline 6 for my CJ7. Looking to switch it out for an offroad carb and looking for suggestions. Should I switch out intake to move to a 4bl. Is it worth it?
Recommend Holley, Weber, etc. Want to get it back to the basics. Too many sensors and vacuum line all over the stock stuff.
Looking forward to feedback.

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Unread 06-03-2013, 08:54 PM   #2
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For what it would cost to do the 4bl swap you can get the rebuilt motor craft carb or just go with the weber kit. I have the Weber and am happy with it. Before I did the 4bl I would save the money and go with fuel inj. Good luck
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Unread 06-04-2013, 12:29 PM   #3
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There is no need to go four bbl. there plenty of two bbl that will provide enough gas to perk up your engine. I have the Holley street avenger in mine and jetted it down to be reasonable for the I6. I also was able to tear out the computer and its wiring harness and all the vacuum lines as well as the charcoal canister etc. But I also did the HEI ignition upgrade so just be careful witch wires you tear out. be sure you don't need them.
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Unread 06-04-2013, 02:01 PM   #4
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I ditched the Carter carb and stock ignition...cleaned up the wiring, and put on the MC2150 from the eBay guy, and a DUI distributor. I went the easy way...but not cheap.

Now that I have it dialed in pretty good...I'm very happy with my decision to go that route.
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