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Unread 04-03-2010, 08:19 AM   #1
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motorcraft carb swap help

i got everything that the other threads told me to get to do the swap i put on the adapters and gaskets but the carb just sits on top of the bolts from the manifold and wont go down am i supposed to cut the studs down a little bit but i dont know becaus ei never heard of anyone running into this problem someone please help

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Unread 04-03-2010, 08:26 AM   #2
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i got everything that the other threads told me to get to do the swap i put on the adapters and gaskets but the carb just sits on top of the bolts from the manifold and wont go down am i supposed to cut the studs down a little bit but i dont know becaus ei never heard of anyone running into this problem someone please help
I don't know about the motorcraft, but for my weber conversion, I had to get different length studs and replace the existing ones. I had to use two nuts together on the stud to pull it out. It was alot easier that way.
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Can you take a pic and post it? if i remember right my adapter plate mounted to the manifold using allen head bolts that set down in recessed areas on the plate so that everything was flush.
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Can you take a pic and post it? if i remember right my adapter plate mounted to the manifold using allen head bolts that set down in recessed areas on the plate so that everything was flush.
i figured it out thanks guys
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i figured it out thanks guys
good deal - good luck w/ the rest & Don't forget to do the nutter
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i figured it out thanks guys
Hey, so what was the problem?
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