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Old 07-27-2019, 08:01 PM   #8
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Default Re: Identifying carburetors

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I have no competent opinion about the 48. Didn’t know about it until a short time ago. Just that the 97 was some sort of thing that was a good thing.

After a little thought on the matter, I assume (ass of you and me) that there is little difference between the two in performance.

I have a 1947 59 a-block.

Could run just about any carb built by anybody from 1934 to 1948.

My reason is because I rebuilt a Holley and the “economize” drips out the float chamber in less than 24 hours.

So the real question is. :why does my carb leak out its float chamber? And the

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