Needle jet holder


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pls516v
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Needle jet holder

Postby pls516v » Tue Apr 20, 2010 3:58 pm



I pulled the needle jet holders out of my carbs last night and I found that the 2 on the left side had needle jet holders that had 3 holes in a line down the sides and the ones on the right side have 4 holes down the sides. What is the proper number of holes 3 or 4?



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Re: Needle jet holder

Postby Old Fogey » Thu Apr 22, 2010 9:36 pm

It sounds as though you have two different pairs of carbs. (the tubes are the emulsion tubes).

Check the numbers on the top of the flange that mounts the carbs to the plenum.
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pls516v
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Re: Needle jet holder

Postby pls516v » Thu Apr 22, 2010 9:42 pm

Thanks for the info.
Thanks, will do.


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