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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-17-2018, 06:21 PM
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Posted By scicala
Re: 56 T-bird rebuild

The only thing he said wrong in the video is that there were 12 links on the timing chain between the two dots on the gears. It's actually 12 pins (not links). It makes a difference.


Sal
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 10-17-2018, 10:45 AM
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Posted By scicala
Re: 56 T-bird rebuild

It looks like your not getting any ignition advance with no vacuum lines to the distributor. The one port on the diaphragm appears to have the threads stripped too.


Sal
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-17-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 64
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Posted By scicala
Re: 56 T-bird rebuild

Yes, that gasket will work OK. To make the kits universal, they put in larger bore holes so it would also work on the '56 Lincoln teapot which had larger throttle bores.


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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-16-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 64
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Posted By scicala
Re: 56 T-bird rebuild

I can hep you with whatever you need for your teapot carb. I've been doing them for a long time.


Sal Cicala sal_cicala@yahoo.com (586) 612-1650.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-16-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 64
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Posted By scicala
Re: 56 T-bird rebuild

Yotehunter66,


Hope you did a good job on the Teapot carb you rebuilt. Looks pretty dirty, unless you rebuilt it a long time ago. Might need a new secondary diaphragm too. Looks like the frayed...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 09-10-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 64
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Posted By scicala
Re: 56 T-bird rebuild

When you set the timing the vacuum lines (both) need to be disconnected at the distributor and then plug the ends. If you have to turn the distributor a little bit to set the timing, then you have to...
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