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Offline hoody

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how can i tell what size motor i have
« on: December 24, 2012, 03:29:13 AM »
i just bought a buggie with a pinto motor and i no nothing a bout it.it starts but wont stay running. i think its flooding out.i has a rochester 2 jet. does any one know if thats the right carb?

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Re: how can i tell what size motor i have
« Reply #1 on: December 24, 2012, 11:45:33 AM »
Nope... Pintos never came with Rochesters. To determine what engine you have need some more info. More than likely it's the 2.3 since that was a favorite choice but it could be the 2.0. where is the distributor located & where is the oil cap located?
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Re: how can i tell what size motor i have
« Reply #2 on: December 25, 2012, 06:31:41 PM »
Also a few pictures will help.....