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Ford 9N, 2N & 8N Discussion Board

M/S 241 rebuild problems

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Posted by William Fissell on October 27, 2012 at 07:59:39 from (

Hi, All,

I am rebuilding an ms 241 for my jubilee. Sadly, I could NOT find the main jet nor the economizer jet as hard as I looked, so after disassembly I left it in a jug of NAPA cab cleaner for about 2 weeks. I rinsed it in water and blew it dry. Despite corrective lenses and a high power flashlight, I *still* can find no trace of the main or economizer jets.

I rebuilt a tsx-33 recently, so I thought I knew what i was doing, fishing for the jets.

I ground a screwdriver down to the diameter of the main jet hole and hollow-ground the blade, pushed it down the main jet hole, pushed hard, and turned- I got pot metal shavings, no brass, and then I stopped.

Economizer jet is still totally plugged, and then some- when I fish with a screwdriver, I get rust.

for lack of a better question, short of shipping the whole thing to Montana, what do I do now?

I cannot imagine the carb cleaner ate away the jets.

Its hard to imagine there wasn;t a main jet in there, but you never know, I guess.

Where can I find new jets? they weren't in the rebuild kit.

thanks in advance.



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