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I am hoping someone began a carburetor conversion for a 3.9l and then lost interest or went another route and had one taking up space in the garage.

Looking for a Edelbrock Buick 215 intake manifold.

I know where to get new ones....looking for a little better of a deal.
 

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I don't have the eddlebrock manifold but if you need anything from the buick side let me know. I have a 300 and a 340 that I never got around to playing with and I have caught the diesel bug as of late.
 

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A Buick 215 4 barrel manifold works just fine too. I am using one on my 4.6, found it on ebay for about half the cost of the Edelbrock and they are very similar.
 

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Edelbrock/Carter 500cfm, Holly 390 cfm, and the original Quadrajet all will work. Carter made a 400 cfm four barrel carb for a while if you can find a good used one and you like the Carter design. The 400 might be better on a 3.5 but lots of folks are running the 500.
 

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Run the Carter carb. It is easier to tune, will accommodate the 3.5 and be far less troubling than the Holley.
 

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edelbrock 1406 is fool proof with an electric choke and if not mistaken essentially the same design as the carter.
 

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Edelbrock is the Carter design. I'd go with the 500cfm either 1403 electric choke or the 1404 manual choke if you are using it on a 3.5. I'm using the 1404 on mine with the off-road kit. Lots of info floating around how to set this style carb up for wheeling.
 

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Edelbrock is the Carter design. I'd go with the 500cfm either 1403 electric choke or the 1404 manual choke if you are using it on a 3.5. I'm using the 1404 on mine with the off-road kit. Lots of info floating around how to set this style carb up for wheeling.

I might go with 1403 set up, thanks.

Sal
 
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