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Bill

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Carb spacer installation
« on: February 21, 2021, 05:24:46 PM »
Starting my carb reinstallation, have the Felpro installed above and below the spacer now and have a wonderful vacuum leak (high pitched whine). Thinking my custom cut MrGasket picture below might alleviate the vacuum leak. All to be installed dry I assume as that is what I am used to. Or is there a proper part number I have yet to stumble across that will work without custom cutting?

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Re: Carb spacer installation
« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2021, 07:06:59 PM »
Check the spacer. The reproduction for my 68 was not flat. I used a large flat file to get it flat. Mike

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Re: Carb spacer installation
« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2021, 08:43:01 PM »
Sand paper on a pane of glass is also a good way to get flat surfaces.  :)

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Re: Carb spacer installation
« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2021, 09:09:15 PM »
Check the spacer. The reproduction for my 68 was not flat. I used a large flat file to get it flat. Mike

Sand paper on a pane of glass is also a good way to get flat surfaces.  :)

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Checked on a the glass table in the house, SWMBO was not amused  ;)
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Re: Carb spacer installation
« Reply #4 on: February 21, 2021, 09:14:33 PM »
You have to wait until She leaves the house... :-X

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Re: Carb spacer installation
« Reply #5 on: February 21, 2021, 09:20:47 PM »
You have to wait until She leaves the house... :-X

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Sure, now you tell me  ::)
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Re: Carb spacer installation
« Reply #6 on: February 21, 2021, 09:26:25 PM »
U need 2 black top photo gaskets  not the mr gaskets type

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Re: Carb spacer installation
« Reply #7 on: February 21, 2021, 09:32:00 PM »
U need 2 black top photo gaskets  not the mr gaskets type

Two on the bottom and one on the top of the spacer between the spacer and the carb?
Or like I have now, one at the bottom between the spacer and the intake, and one between the spacer and the carb?

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Re: Carb spacer installation
« Reply #8 on: February 21, 2021, 09:38:51 PM »
1 black type on both sides of spacer

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Re: Carb spacer installation
« Reply #9 on: February 22, 2021, 05:23:59 AM »
1 black type on both sides of spacer

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