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Re: 1966 ford 2000 won't start

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09-02-2013 16:11:02

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Soaking in carb cleaner could loosen varnish material that is thinly deposited here and there and cause it to concentrate in a few key locations such as jets, effectively plugging them. When I have cleaned carburetors I separate top and bottom, remove jets, clean passages with a fine wire, rinse passages with carb cleaner, then reassemble with new gaskets O-rings, jets etc. from the kit. If the old float valve is solid steel and the new one is rubber tipped I reuse the old one.

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09-02-2013 16:36:55

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 Re: 1966 ford 2000 won't start in reply to showcrop, 09-02-2013 16:11:02  
I read here this carb is very hard to rebuild.. Float in particular is finicky. So maybe I will pull out the needle valve. When I reinstall is there a preliminary setting - like screw out 1 and a half turns or some such?

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09-02-2013 18:37:14

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 Re: 1966 ford 2000 won't start in reply to Scar, 09-02-2013 16:36:55  
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The main jet is high speed or load and doesn't really come into play except under load. 1 and a half should be good.

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