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post #1 of 4 Old 12-05-2004, 07:51 PM Thread Starter
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Weber or Holley

Okay guys....I have purchased a set of Clifford headers, Offenhauser intake, and a Clifford low to mid range torque cam. I am undecided as to the carb purchase. Should I go with the Holley 390 4-bbl or the Weber 38 DGES? I am definately staying with a carb and not Fuel Injection. Are there pros and cons with either carb? Thanks for your input!! Alex

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post #2 of 4 Old 12-05-2004, 07:53 PM
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people speak highly of both, i dont have any personal experience but sounds like you couldnt go wrong either way, it probably comes down to the numbers, either perf. or $$$ haha.







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For what it worth, i think my weber 38 is a bad mofo. Great Carb that woke the jeep up. The only carb i would consider over a weber would be holley's truck avenger series, ppl speak wonders of them on steep inclines. But i dont believe they make one for the 258.
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post #4 of 4 Old 12-06-2004, 01:35 PM
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I have the same components on my 78. I used the Holley 390 just because I know how to tune it. Although it has taken alot of trial and error to get it right. The performance results have been great. Out of the box you'll need to increase the size of the main jets(58), accelerator nozles(31), and power valve(9.5"hg). In my setup the lighter(silver) spring on the secondaries worked better as well.
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