D7 – Some Hints on Dual Carbs

author unknown If you have a dual carb-equipped car such as an Alpine I through III, an Alpine V or an Alpine GT, there might be some fine points you have missed in the course of tune-ups. Dual carbs are no great secret: all they take is some care and TLC. But if you neglect (more…)

D15 – Ford Carburetor Identification 101

To identify your carb you need the Ford tag number which is stamped into a triangular shaped aluminum tag under one of the fuel bowl screws. The numbers on that tag are the carb identification number, the design code and the production date code.

Bulletin 68-14: Zenith C.D. Carbs Loss Of Oil From Dash Pots

GROUP: FuelSUBGROUP: CarburetorDATE: 6-27-68 SUBJECT: Loss Of Oil From Dash Pots — Zenith C.D. Carbs MODELS: All Models Equipped With Zenith C.D. Carbs Where complaints are received of persistent loss of oil from carburetor dash pot pistons resulting in loss of piston damping, it is recommended that the following action be taken: 1. Remove damper(s) (more…)

Bulletin 67-62: Alpine V & Arrow Change of Float Material In Carb

GROUP: FuelSUBGROUP: Zenith-Stromberg CarbDATE: 11-20-67 SUBJECT: Zenith-Stromberg CD & CDS Carbs: Change Of Float Material MODELS: Alpine V & Arrow A modification has been introduced on the subject carburetors, changing the float assembly material from compressed rubber to nylon. With this change of float material, some float settings have been altered and in some instances (more…)

Bulletin 66-2: Tiger 260 Carburettor Modification

NUMBER: 66-2 DATE: July 19, 1966 GROUP: Fuel SUBGROUP: Carburetor MODELS: Sunbeam Tiger (260) SUBJECT: Carburetor Modification Effective with serial number B382001074 a modification to the carburetor was introduced in production to prevent flooding. The modification includes the following parts changes: Description – Part Number – Qty. Carburetor Float – 6100324 – 1 Needle Valve (more…)

Bulletin 60-165: Minx EasiDrive Carburetor Settings

March 15, 1960 TO ALL ROOTES GROUP DEALERS Hillman Minx With Easidrive Carburetor Settings SERVICE ADVICE LETTER NO. 165 It has come to the attention of our factory during certain tests, a few EASIDRIVE equipped cars have been found to show a slight hesitancy in pick-up after the Low-Intermediate gear change. A 105 compensator jet (more…)