Nicks 426 Whats Missing?

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  1. Auggie56

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    I say the idle mixture screws on the front carbureator and so did six other viewers.

     
  2. Richard Cranium

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    The 1/4" tube that goes from the bottom of the RH exhaust manifold to the air cleaner. Painted orange in this photo...


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    • BeepBeepRR

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      The 2 adjustment needles in the front carb.
       
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      • Auggie56

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        Whats it called Richard?
         
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        Choke pre-heat tube between the air cleaner and exhaust manifold.
         
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        • 64BEL

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          I guess now I know what that nipple on the back of my air cleaner is supposed to be for. Thanks RC!
           
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          those factory carbs didn't have mixture screws in the front carb.
           
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          • BeepBeepRR

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            Learn something every day..
             
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            You're welcome.


            Not traditional mixture screws. They were those cheesy half ones that were leaded in. You could dig out the led and get at them, but it was a PIA.
             
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              Just watched and I don't see the firewall ground wire off the right rear intake bolt. Can't image that's what he's after but who knows.

              478 replies and a lot said the mix screws.
               
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              Both carbs on the '66 cars have the same idle mixture screws. I don't know what year that changed.

              The screws on the rear carb aren't visible in the engine pic, but they are in the bench pic.

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              Front carb on the bench:

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              66 Carbs are not the same as 68-70.
               
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                Well, it's not a ground cable to firewall. I got a reply through YouTube that I was wrong, Nick says E bodies didn't get a firewall ground. Really, no ground strap?
                 
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                1970 cars had a negative cable that not only attached to the engine & one that attached to the body.

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                  Did you submit your (my) answer?
                   
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                    Is it missing the green emission canister mounted to the intake on the passenger side rear of the engine?
                     
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                      Ahhh, I see. Haven't had a chance to own a 70 or newer yet. Thx.
                       
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                      In the video, Nick did say that It has "nothing" to do with the air cleaner. So I wonder if there is another item he is teasing us with? Also What I got from the video is that this is a 70-71 engine?-- Is that 1/4" tube on a 69-68 engine?

                      BTW --The choke heat tube? next to the 1/4" painted tube caught my eye. (It has a white cover/sleeve on it).I have what I think might be an original NOS one of those. Mine has an asbestos (eek) sleeve. 20" long. Nicks sleeve may not be correct.:)

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                        came of the dyno last year and still has gas in the carbs?
                         
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