Thread: clean that carb
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Old 10-17-2019, 07:35 AM   #9
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Default Re: clean that carb

Originally Posted by thom View Post
After replacing the cracked head and converting back to stock A points and condenser ,(still waiting for someone to tell me why anyone would ever use the late model conversion), I disassembled and cleaned the carb on our '28 coupe. There was no junk to be seen in the bowl but evidently there was some stuff in the idle circuit because it will idle down lower now and doesn't die when I come to a stop. The car runs better and better.
If you found no dirt the problem could have been caused by a bad gasket.
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