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Offline Mr.Pontiac

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1970 q-jet 7040262 jet and metering rod size help
« on: December 19, 2019, 09:30:13 AM »
Just bought a decant basket case carb. 7040262. it had 71 jets intact but no metering rods, can i get some help on witch rod to use?? I am guessing something like a 41 or 40 rod??

Offline Kenth

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Re: 1970 q-jet 7040262 jet and metering rod size help
« Reply #1 on: December 19, 2019, 12:48:15 PM »
7040262 1970 Bonneville Q-jet uses #72 jets and primary rods stamped #44. Secondary rods stamped BE.

Offline Cliff Ruggles

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Re: 1970 q-jet 7040262 jet and metering rod size help
« Reply #2 on: December 20, 2019, 02:57:43 AM »
Is it going on the stock 1970 Pontiac engine with no modifications?

Even if it was it's too lean on this new fuel with the stock jets/metering rods.  Call the shop if you need a better calibration and rebuild kit to get it up to par for this new fuel and calibrated for what you are going to use it on......tks....Cliff

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Re: 1970 q-jet 7040262 jet and metering rod size help
« Reply #3 on: January 01, 2020, 12:56:55 PM »
Thank you Both