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Daytona Float Valve
Posted by: MonzaJPD61 ()
Date: March 23, 2020 05:55PM

Installed Daytona carburetor float valves in my '61 recently. Very happy with results.

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Re: Daytona Float Valve
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: March 23, 2020 06:47PM

Post a link!

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Re: Daytona Float Valve
Posted by: MonzaJPD61 ()
Date: March 23, 2020 06:58PM


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Re: Daytona Float Valve
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: March 23, 2020 08:19PM

Scary...no prices listed!! What did you pay for each?

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Re: Daytona Float Valve
Posted by: larry202br ()
Date: March 23, 2020 08:25PM

Slick!

1961 rampside with a 65 / 67 110 engine, car four speed.
1965 convertible
1966 Custom two door/four door 180 Turbo.

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Re: Daytona Float Valve
Posted by: vairmech ()
Date: March 24, 2020 05:23AM

They work very well but are susceptible to any larger dirt pieces.

Ken Hand
Handy Car Care
248 613 8586

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Re: Daytona Float Valve
Posted by: BobV66Vair ()
Date: March 24, 2020 10:27AM

I used the Clarks ball valves. Very good stuff. Page 58 in Clarks catalog. Part number is C3799.

Bob Vinnacombe
Sandy, Oregon
1965 Corsa 140 stock
1966 Monza Soon to be race car
1968 Monza Parts for now

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Re: Daytona Float Valve
Posted by: jjohnsonjo ()
Date: March 24, 2020 10:36AM

AKA Grose float valves. got mine from The Source many years ago

J.O.

65 Corsa Turbo Vert
79 Honda XL 500S
69 Honda CL 160 D
2010 BMW F 650 GS
2003 Bounder 36D
2013 KIA Optima SX turbo-AKA ZIPPY (wife,s car)
69 Newport Holiday Sailboat
Baja 150 dune buggy cart
Coleman HS 500 UTV
2016 KIA Sorento SXL Turbo

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Re: Daytona Float Valve
Posted by: MonzaJPD61 ()
Date: March 25, 2020 08:35AM

The Daytona float valve for 60-63 Corvair Rochester H carburetor is part #8256, which is $8 plus shipping.

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Re: Daytona Float Valve
Posted by: 63turbo ()
Date: March 25, 2020 11:10AM

I thought it was super cool the selection of replacement downdraft carbs they had.
New run of Stromberg's?

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Re: Daytona Float Valve
Posted by: Brizo ()
Date: March 25, 2020 07:39PM

So, is there a problem with the common Viton point float valve? Is there any functional advantage to using these other design valves?

Dan Brizendine, Circle City Corvairs
'64 8door Greenbrier 140 PG. "In beautiful Wanamaker Indiana...with one stop light and 5 pizza shops"

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Re: Daytona Float Valve
Posted by: vairmech ()
Date: March 26, 2020 04:42AM

Brizo Wrote:
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> So, is there a problem with the common Viton point float valve? Is there any functional advantage to using these other design valves?
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No problems at all. The other valves are a little more precise in fuel control.

Ken Hand
Handy Car Care
248 613 8586

Vairmech@aol.com

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Re: Daytona Float Valve
Posted by: corventure Dave ()
Date: March 26, 2020 02:24PM

My experience with the standard float valves is that 1 in 5 will stick in the float valve body. Usually they stick or lodge in the slightly open position. Tapping the carburetor housing only sometimes dislodges the float valve. I have had these valves get stuck in the closed position also.
My solution for many years is the steel ball style float valves. However they must be installed "properly". Clearances to the float arm and also their positoning have to be checked closely.

These Daytona Float valves look interesting. Will have to check them out.

Corventure Dave

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Re: Daytona Float Valve
Posted by: Brizo ()
Date: March 26, 2020 07:01PM

I have seen standard valves with many miles on them that would stick shut because a groove was worn in the rubber point, that caused it to wedge into the seat hole.

Another way to consistently improve fuel level accuracy would be if someone could develop a lighter weight float. A lighter float would respond quicker to changes in fuel demand and respond less to car movement.

I wonder if Daytona has looked into that?

Dan Brizendine, Circle City Corvairs
'64 8door Greenbrier 140 PG. "In beautiful Wanamaker Indiana...with one stop light and 5 pizza shops"



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