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post #1 of 20 Old 10-18-2015, 01:20 PM Thread Starter
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Carb wires?

Can someone please help me identify what wires these are and what I need to hook them up to?
I just picked up my first CJ, so I'm learning as I go. First carbureted vehicle too so things look a little foreign to me. The yellow wire in the attachment below is the one in question. It connects to both sides of the carb then ran through the firewall but I have no idea what it should connect too. Thanks for the help guys

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post #2 of 20 Old 10-18-2015, 02:32 PM
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Looks like it may be previous owner mods. What kind of carb is it? What year is your Jeep? My carb in an 82 only has 2 wires, one for the choke and one for ground.

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That looks to be a solenoid for a Weber 32/36 or a 38 DGV. Used to increase the rpm during low idle for either A/C or other means.

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Its an 85, not sure about any previous mods I bought it of a buddy and he bought it off of a shady offroad dealer. It runs good other than the vacuum leaks that seem to be everywhere. I was just going through all the wiring to make sure things are hooked up correctly but i'm stuck on this one.
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Does that mean I have a weber 32/36 or 38dgv? Sorry like I stated earlier im a bit of a rookie when it comes to the carb and CJ's in general but hey I'm trying. Also if I was to hook it up where would I do so?
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Does that mean I have a weber 32/36 or 38dgv? Sorry like I stated earlier im a bit of a rookie when it comes to the carb and CJ's in general but hey I'm trying. Also if I was to hook it up where would I do so?
You more than likely have a 32/36 due to it having that solenoid there. One way to know for sure is the 38 has two synchronized gears that the linkage connects to which I don't believe the 32/36 has.

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Without seeing the entire carb, I'm only guessing it is a Weber 32/36.
The yellow wire is going to the solenoid type valve. The other red wires are all choke wires but since it may have a non OEM carb, only one wire will be needed to control the choke.

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Here's where the yellow wire goes after the first picture, I'll get a picture of the whole thing posted tomorrow.
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Need to ID the carb, first, then we can help more.

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Sometimes close up pictures are just as good as no picture.. need to see detail .. back up a little..
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will do ill get some better pictures up tomorrow.
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That's not a Weber 32/36 unless it's of an old design. Mine looks nothing like that.

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When you take the new pics, be sure to pull the filter and take them so we can see the whole thing.

Edit: I pulled up some pics of a motorcraft carb and it looks similar but not sure with the current pics.

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Looks more like an idle cutoff so it will cut the gas flow to the idle circuit when the engine is turned off.

I had something like that on a couple of webers off a Fiat 128 and also on an old Solex carb.

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That makes sense John. I know Weber sells additional devices for their carb and the fuel cutoff solenoid was one of them.

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