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PostPosted: Fri Jun 04, 2010 11:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

af2 wrote:
That carb is like a hooker on nickel night.

Way to many hands on it.



Laughing Laughing Laughing

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 09, 2010 7:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

10sec.et wrote:
af2 wrote:
That carb is like a hooker on nickel night.

Way to many hands on it.



Laughing Laughing Laughing


Man that is funny, ok up date on the carb. this was a peace of work
pulling the carb off the 8 times taking it apart putting it back on the car playing with the floats power valves man on on. But I was able to
get the rpm's to drop faster now but now I can only get it to idle around 900 rpm.

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 09, 2010 8:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

You have a vacuum leak,
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 09, 2010 9:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Same as what Adam said
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 10, 2010 11:07 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Besides a possible vacuum leak. My guess his initial timing is still set too low and the curve is junk.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 11, 2010 1:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Paul P wrote:
Besides a possible vacuum leak. My guess his initial timing is still set too low and the curve is junk.


we dont need no steenkin curve. lock that biatch. Laughing

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 27, 2010 1:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

X2 on the timing...lock it...like a RONCO oven...set it and forget it,LOL.
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