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irfgt
You are going to have to take linkages loose and manually operate the choke valve until you find the area that is binding. Get your Factory shop manual out and go through all the adjustment procedures.
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irfgt
When you write the check for the work, a word to the wise, Don't write "Head Job" on the check.The Wife may question it.
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7 days ago
irfgt
Did GM supply the Ultra Van company with complete engines with carbs and ignition and sheet metal and transaxle or was it all purchased separately? Did the engines have a special serial number?
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7 days ago
irfgt
1962 with level bed.
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14 days ago
irfgt
He was a nice fellow. I used to talk with him frequently as an Air Traffic Controller for Nasa.
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26 days ago
irfgt
Clarks has them but you must call and ask.
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30 days ago
irfgt
This is what the original distributor wiring retainer looks like and is the same part.
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6 weeks ago
irfgt
I use an old fashioned tire slip gauge that you drive over and it measures tire slip over the road. It gives real time measurement of the tire on the road versus the variations of measurements
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7 weeks ago
irfgt
Looks like they just spliced it together.
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7 weeks ago
irfgt
I used the fiberglass dog leg and it did not fit well at all. It works but if I had it to do over I would try to find a metal one new or used.
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8 weeks ago
irfgt
A head gasket leak would almost certainly be a burned place in the gasket and would require replacement.
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8 weeks ago
irfgt
After reading your last post, I and anyone else reading it can now understand why you are not able to resolve a dispute if it did occur. ALL sales at Ecklers include a final total that you can either accept or reject at the time of the sale. Ecklers has been in business for many, many years and any dispute that I ever was involved in during my years of working there was resolved by cool heads and
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2 months ago
irfgt
Mary worked in sales for Late great chevy but not in the international department. The problem is probably that it was not known that you were not an international customer and shipping would be much different.
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2 months ago
irfgt
Why are they crooks? I worked for them for 6 years and were always honest and did the right thing for everyone. If they have the parts you need and the price is known how can they be crooks?
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2 months ago
irfgt
I believe these items are available new from Late Great Chevy.
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2 months ago
irfgt
I repaired many of these vehicles and truly they were crap cars.
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2 months ago
irfgt
in over 40 years of being a professional Automotive technician, I have never witnessed a condition of crossfire on any vehicle or ignition system no matter of how the wires were routed or bundled.Trust me I have seen some ugly stuff too!
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2 months ago
irfgt
I believe that the pressure valve only limits the maximum pressure. So if you have 10 lbs at idle that's all you will get no matter what the spring setting.
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2 months ago
irfgt
1/2 is not tight enough. One at least.
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2 months ago
irfgt
I have a NOS YH on my 1965 and the pump discharges into the venturi. It works much better than the original factory carb did.
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2 months ago
irfgt
Just sold for $19,000.00
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2 months ago
irfgt
Just sold for $22,000.00
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4 months ago
irfgt
Now we'll have to kill you.
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4 months ago
irfgt
I sure would hate to be beaten by an all original rusted out leaking POS against a fully restored vehicle with over 1000 man hours restoring it to original appearance and performance.
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5 months ago
irfgt
Yes, the Wolfcarbs use a mesh screen which I do not like rather than the original stones which filter better. The surge under float conditions is usually caused by a lean condition aided by the use of alcohol in the gas. It can be minimized by enlarging the main jets a couple of sizes.
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5 months ago
irfgt
Anyone know how many 1969s are on the registry as operating vehicles? Someone is claiming that there are more Cosworth Vegas still operating than 1969 Corvairs.
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