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Old 07-16-2012, 02:04 PM   #1
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New Carburetor Install?

Hi all. I had to order a new carb for my 77 f100 and it's just a re manufactured version of the original. Can anyone tell me if there is anything special I need to do to/with it before I try to start the truck after I install it? Thanks.


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New Carburetor Install?

Check all the settings. A new one isn't always set right.

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Probably just set the float and the idle, but that's not too bad. Depending on the design of the carb, the float may be ready to go. When I rebuilt the Crotchfester on my S-10, you had to bend the float arm to set it, but Holleys allow you to do it with a sight glass and a screw (which is A MUCH BETTER WAY TO DO IT!!). If its the bendy kind, they probably set it when they re-manufactured it (you'd hope).
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