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Carb question
« on: October 17, 2011, 07:38:07 PM »
Does anyone know if the 78/ 2 barrel carb for the 2.3,,,will fit and work with the  2.3 77 model year ?
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Re: Carb question
« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2011, 11:30:50 PM »
What state are you in ? It should not unless it's a Calif car. The smog cars had different carbs...

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Re: Carb question
« Reply #2 on: October 18, 2011, 08:31:11 AM »
i live in canada and the car was built in st thomas ontario
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Re: Carb question
« Reply #3 on: October 18, 2011, 11:41:25 AM »
You should be fine than, check to see what model carb's you have . You should have the 5200 and it might just be jet differences to worry about...If they are 6500 you might have problems...Tak e the carb into a good parts store and they should be able to help you.....Note while I said model 5200 that is the Weber Model Number you need to run the Ford part number that is on the tag of the carb.....

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Re: Carb question
« Reply #4 on: October 18, 2011, 04:14:03 PM »
I believe both of those years used electric chokes.  There may be a difference in vacuum lines - like the electric choke carbs have a vacuum line running to the choke as well when the water ones don't.  If the stock carb used a water choke, you can reuse it on the other carb or reroute the lines and use the electric choke.
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