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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2017, 06:27 PM
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Posted By DavidG
Re: 1932 Detroit Lubricator carburettors.

I use the level specified in the Service Bulletins. I've never had to repack a metering pin and thinking about it, it would seem to be something that would rarely be required given the modest amount...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2017, 10:40 AM
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Posted By DavidG
Re: 1932 Detroit Lubricator carburettors.

Robert,

There are actually two of them, KRW V71 and V72 as shown on page A-21-3 of the '32 book and below. They work with both the '32 and '33 versions.

In addition to the metering pin cited...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-17-2017, 07:38 AM
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Posted By DavidG
Re: 1932 Detroit Lubricator carburettors.

Sounds like it. It is a common occurrence when a shoulder is worn into the taper of the float valve pin. Restoring the taper on the pin usually cures it unless the seat in the inlet is worn out of...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 10-16-2017, 08:23 PM
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Posted By DavidG
Re: 1932 Detroit Lubricator carburettors.

Apart from thorough cleaning of every component (applicable to all carburetors), there are only three things that can go wrong with a D/L carburetors. (Assuming that the carburetor has either all...
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