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    1. wasn't it last time you took it to the " carb...

      wasn't it last time you took it to the " carb guru " that everything went downhill? I would invest in a wideband yourself as you can get 1 for under $200. make sure you have a flow meter to balance...
    2. just what I said. the black plastic spansil float...

      just what I said. the black plastic spansil float measurements are 12mm when measured with the gasket in place and the top cover held vertically so the floats are hanging down. when the metal tab...
    3. you may have a bad ball and seat on the 1 carb on...

      you may have a bad ball and seat on the 1 carb on the left, however, you do not check the float level like you have pictured. you want to hold the top carb cover vertically with the floats hanging...
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      :thumbup: as far as cold starting, usually after...

      :thumbup: as far as cold starting, usually after about 3 kicks of the gas pedal, I will get mine started. it may take a few attempts cranking it over but it will fire. however, I haven't tried...
    5. new 40DCOE webers come with quite a different set...

      new 40DCOE webers come with quite a different set of parts than what you have. somebody has changed a # of things, so im not thinking these could possibly be new. here is a list of what comes...
    6. I would get the 36s which are the biggest you can...

      I would get the 36s which are the biggest you can go in the 40s
    7. im not sure why you are not running the 45s, but...

      im not sure why you are not running the 45s, but you will need at least a set of 34 chokes to run in those DCOE 40s. there is no point in changing any jetting until you have those in your carbs...
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      that is good news, but still, verify that your...

      that is good news, but still, verify that your ignition timing is right before changing jetting. if its ok, and it sounds like you are close, then I would get an idle jet with the same fuel size ( 55...
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      you probably know this but 3000rpm is right where...

      you probably know this but 3000rpm is right where the carbs transfer over from the idle jets to the main jets. however, I think you said you have 150 mains and you probably will end up needing 150 or...
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      sounds like you bought a used set of carbs....

      sounds like you bought a used set of carbs. hopefully, you took them apart and know all jets and choke sizes. one thing to make sure of is that the auxiliary venturis are not in backwards. it will...
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      sorry, I don't have a chart of the timing. my...

      sorry, I don't have a chart of the timing. my motor is at 12.8 to1 on compression with a lot of work and TT288 solid cams. my initial timing at idle (1300) is at 16 advance and by 3000 it is at a...
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      i started off my carbed 2.0 16v project with an...

      i started off my carbed 2.0 16v project with an electromotive crank triggered ignition, so i cannot help you with distributor related issues. i can tell you that you need about 12 degrees of advance...
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      if the motor in non ac, I might be interested in...

      if the motor in non ac, I might be interested in the alternator mount setup. let me know if you decide to part. thanks
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      16v manifold

      im considering after many years of having a high compression, dual weber powered, 2.0 16v in my restored 79 rabbit, to s forced motor. just noticed in the forums that you are in the process of making...
    15. This is now sold

      This is now sold
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      there is a lot of information in theFAQ thread at...

      there is a lot of information in theFAQ thread at the top. I suggest going through it first. I never started off my project with using a distributor. instead I went with a crank triggered...
    17. NEED TO SELL. $400 shipped as of 3/17

      NEED TO SELL. $400 shipped as of 3/17
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      go to www.piercemanifolds.com and look up linkage...

      go to www.piercemanifolds.com and look up linkage kits. what you have is a bottom mount DCOE linkage setup. if it were me, I would get a top mount, inter-connecting linkage setup, but that one should...
    19. :cool:

      :cool:
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      :thumbup:
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