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  1. WFBC Carter carburetor advice need! with car idling , should metering rods go down (by vacumm) if I press the accelerator ??(I removed the cap and exposed the metering arm and rods), Thanks
  2. Hi everybody, a few days ago I got connected with Michael Bengtsson from Sweden. He has a 1956 Buick Super and he need some molding and tim for his car. I imagine it must be very difficult to find parts for your Buick in Sweden ... can somebody help? IV Porte 10 Started conversation: Sunday at 03:36 PM Hello ddias396, my name is Michael Bengtsson from Sweden. I have followed your progress with restoring your 56 Buick. I do have a 1956 Buick Super 4 d hardtop and am in to restore it. I do miss s
  3. I found piston vacumeter orientation.
  4. I got an ultrasonic cleaner from Harbor Freight and rebuilt my Carter carburetor AGAIN!!! This time I did a deep cleaning (remove the four low speed jets, four metering jets ,metering rods, pump relief plug(didn't remove the pump intake check ball since it was moving freely in place) jet housing, ETC! The gasket from the air horn teared a little be, used some Permatex(is this ok??)As the carburetor was rebuilt many times in the past, I don't know if everything is as it should be and I have some questions.1- Is the orientation of the swing vacumeter piston at the piston link important? How do y
  5. Couldnt make original choke work properly, so I adapted a manual choke. I will continue working with the original trying to fix it.
  6. Thanks old-tank...I will do as you said.
  7. I was having problems with the acceleration pump in my carburetor(Carter), so I removed it and rebuilt again.Now the car is runing better. I need to set the timing in the car...when I use the timing light I need to disconnect the vacum advance first? 5 degrees will do? . Also is time to adjust the valves in the 322, any advice how to do it right? but first I will like to do a compression test. Can somebody guide me the proper procedure to do a compression test.Thanks, Daniel.
  8. 1956 Buick Super, can I remove the high accumulator from the Dinaflow transmission (without removing the transmission???)? I have a leak and I think is the accumulator seal. Also, I exchanged the transmission from the Super, using the Dinaflow from my spare 1956 Special. Acumulators are different.What about carburetor/transmission linkage? Different?(pedal starter is disconnected, car use a start bottom). Can i replace the Carter WBFC for a newer Edelbrock carburetor? (when I got the car, it has a Edelbrock carburetor on,not buying a new one)Car is or will be a driver. Thanks, Daniel.(notice a
  9. Having a hard time with the automatic choke (original was gone, got the new Dorman "chinese"kit) I'm thinking about installing a manual choke. Did anybody installed a manual kit in a Carter WCFB? If yes, which kit? will work fine in a warm Fl?. Thanks, Daniel.
  10. Fixed!! Car is running fine...for now. Replace spark plugs, set points correct gap and organized spark plug cables (need to get original spark plug cable separator).Will clean engine and replace vacuum advance tubing.
  11. Carburetor is back on the car after deep cleaning, replaced gasket, jets and metering rods cleaned. The car started fine, but after 1 or 2 minutes idling will die....restarted several time(after adjusting timing) and again same problem(will restart fine, run a little and stop...as is running out of gas)when idling sounds good...to late now i will keep trying it tomorrow. Any suggestions? maybe the floats needs adjustment and is low on gas? Choke is not connected yet...for now, is open all the way. Thanks, Daniel
  12. Can somebody elaborate about this?" I found an old file, from old-tank, talking about "the highly volatile available fuel means that added heat below the carb is not needed. I would just plug the manifold and use the non cut out gasket". Im rebuiding my Carter WCFB and before putting it back I will like an advise, please .My rebuilding kit have both gaskets... (how do you plug the manifold? )(should I use a heat raise adapter?)Thanks!
  13. Nice to hear from you John!! Hope you and your family are ok....difficult times we are living...
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