how do you idle a 4 barrel carter carburetor?

Asked by May 30, 2014 at 11:52 AM about the 1977 Dodge Ramcharger

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i have a 1977 dodge Ramcharger and i just put on a rebuilt 4 barrel carter carburetor, the
truck will run good but dosnt stay running because its not idled,

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There will be an adjustment screw, on the primary shaft( the one your throttle linkage hooks to) Adjust until your primaries just open(look into your carb)..turn the screw 1/2 additional turn, and start it up, and then fine-adjust the idle..

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