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Mercury Bobcat replacement carbuerator
« on: July 02, 2018, 06:30:09 AM »
Hello... New member from NJ here. Have a 1977 Mercury Bobcat Villager 2.8  wagon (automatic cologne V6 w/ factory air, California emission ) and seeking advice on what is a  2 barrel carb  for replacing its  "tempermental" original Variable Venturi.   

By the way - Owned 2 Pintos back in the 70's = 1972 4 speed/4 cyl and Unique 1974 "Mini-Mark"
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Re: Mercury Bobcat replacement carbuerator
« Reply #1 on: July 02, 2018, 07:01:32 PM »
Do you have any pictures of the Mini-Mark? I never heard of it.
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Re: Mercury Bobcat replacement carbuerator
« Reply #2 on: July 02, 2018, 07:08:59 PM »
As for the carburetor, I bought my replacement carb at Pep Boys auto-store a couple of years ago. I am not sure of the make. Even though it was refurbished, I still had trouble starting it. I have been advised to get it jetted for high altitude which I have not done yet.
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Re: Mercury Bobcat replacement carbuerator
« Reply #3 on: July 02, 2018, 11:07:41 PM »
Btw, there is a 78 Mercury Bobcat Villager for parts if interested. Go to Craigslist, Albuquerque. The car is in Southern Colorado.
90 Mustang LX w/ 84 TC 2.3 / 88 TC injectors, VAM, & computer
84 Mercury Cougar LS 3.8
81 Ford Durango 3.3
81 Chevy El Camino 350 Crate