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A throttle cable on a half century old car has rusted through to the point where it has broken and you ask us whether you should try to repair it...
How about some FI details & pictures showing under the hood? :D
Since I put them in 2 cars, you could say that I like squeezing my balls.
Deduct 5 points for non-originality, but it works great.[ATTACH]
Looks like there's a BP station the next town over from me that carries it.
Well, I took the advice above and went this route. Picked up a couple marine primer bulbs from my local West Marine this morning & they work like...
Personally, I like prefer temperature unfriendly nipples.[ATTACH]
That's a pretty simple solution. Just reach down and squeeze it till it gets hard.Did I just say that? :D
Yes I do, but it seems that with Carter carbs, the gas just evaporates in about 5 days. I wonder if this was an issue with gas back in the day?
As we all know, after our old junk sits for a week, you got to crank the crap out of it to get the fuel back up to the carb. Which leads me to...
Well, I got some time to play with the carb a bit, put it back on & now it seems to be running pretty good. Being able to get at the mixture...
Got the (internal) mixture screws out finally. What a PIA. I'll throw it back together & try it out this evening as one last shot.
I have done the same as well.
It's running lean at idle & the only adjustment is that useless LH threaded center air valve screw. The idle mixture screws are the non-exposed...
I give up on it & I think it's time to replace it with an Edelbrock Performer carb. For a stock 440, which is the best one to get & who's got the...
A friend of mine uses that stuff and he swears by it. However, it aint cheap. Something like 10 bucks a quart I think.
While we're on the subject of hidden fuel fillers, how about those old 50s Caddys that had the fuel cap hiding under the tail light.[img]
Who's got vented caps?