[FWDLK] WCFB carb linkage
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[FWDLK] WCFB carb linkage



Nick.

Photos of my 57 Fury WCFB linkage if it's any help.

Glenn.

Carb linkage3.jpg

 

Carb linkage1.jpg

 

 

 

-----Original Message-----
From: Forward Look Mopar Discussion List [mailto:L-FORWARDLOOK@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Nichols
Sent: Monday, November 23, 2009 4:15 PM
To: L-FORWARDLOOK@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [FWDLK] dual carb linkage adjustment

 

Thanks to everyone so far on my dual carb question.    Dave, you're 

the first to mention the linkage for 55 or 56 Mopar duals has no 

slot.  My engine is a '57 318.  The rod that has no slots looks like 

an original piece, not a homemade set up, so this may be the correct 

linkage for a earlier dual carb set up.  I will get it right I'm 

sure.  Thanks again to everyone.  All the info is very helpful.    Nick.

On Nov 22, 2009, at 6:55 PM, David Homstad wrote:

 

> Nick,

> 

> It sounds like what you have is the correct linkage for a 55 or 56 

> Mopar

> dual quad system. In those years both carbs opened at the same time, 

> thus no

> slot. Starting in 57, the linkage became progressive, so the rear carb

> opened first and the front carb caught up latter.

> 

> I prefer the progressive style myself, even thought my car is a 56 

> with 57

> Fury carbs. You might suggest a trade with a 56 owner who wants the 

> correct

> linkage and has a progressive linage to trade.

> 

> Dave Homstad

> 56 Dodge D500 2x4

> 

> -----Original Message-----

> From: Forward Look Mopar Discussion List

> [mailto:L-FORWARDLOOK@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Nichols

> Sent: Saturday, November 21, 2009 9:21 PM

> To: L-FORWARDLOOK@xxxxxxxxxxxxx

> Subject: [FWDLK] dual carb linkage adjustment

> 

> I just picked up a '59 Sport Fury and it has a '57 318 engine with the

> dual quad set up with the WCFB carbs.   What is the correct way to

> adjust the linkage between the two carbs?  It was set up with both

> carbs getting equal acceleration, which I don't believe is correct.

> The rod between the two carbs doesn't look stock as it has no slot or

> adjustment allowance.  It is basically a rod with two holes in it.  On

> another car I have with dual carbs with AFBs there is a slot in the

> rod between the carbs and an adjustment allowance.  I have a sheet on

> how to adjust the idle mixture for the dual WCFB carbs but no mention

> of throttle linkage adjustment.  Any info greatly appreciated.  Nick

> Nichols

 

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