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Varajet 2SE vs. E2SE: What's the difference and which one do I need?

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Varajet 2SE vs. E2SE: What's the difference and which one do I need?

The Varajet II was a 2 barrel carburetor optimized for 4 and 6 cylinder engines, and was installed in cars and trucks from 1979 through 1986.  The Varajet II featured a progressive linkage, where increasing throttle position opened the 2nd barrel, increasing airflow to the engine.  This article explains the differences between the two variants of Varajet II carburetors: The 2SE and the E2SE, how to tell them apart, and how to figure out which one you need.

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What is an idle stop solenoid and why do I need one?

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What is an idle stop solenoid and why do I need one?

The engine that won't die. Cars equipped with carburetors can suffer "dieseling" or "run-on".  This is more common when using unleaded fuel, but can happen with leaded fuel as well.   Dieseling is when after the ignition is shut off (causing the spark plugs stop firing), the engine continues to try to run.  Perhaps you're familiar with the symptom- you turn off the engine and it starts coughing, bucking and clanking, sometimes for up to 30 seconds.   Aside from being embarrassing, repeated occurrences of dieseling can actually damage your engine. What causes dieseling? When the ignition is turned off, the spark...

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NOS vs OE vs OEM vs Aftermarket Parts - What you need to know

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NOS vs OE vs OEM vs Aftermarket Parts - What you need to know

You have choices when purchasing auto parts, but what you don't know may hurt you.  The best parts for your vehicle are the ones it came with, if they're available.  If they are not, educate yourself on what's available and make an informed choice.

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