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epic3
06-03-2008, 07:57 PM
Yes yes yes even the brilliant need to humble themselves and ask the masses

I've just rebuilt my carb on my scout and for those new to it, it's a 74 scout 2 with a 345 and holley 2 barrel points ignition.
It's running quite nice revs very good much better throttle responce then ever before. I've gone through the ignition as well replacing the points and plusg wires rotor cap and fixed the vacuum advance that didnt work even a new fuel filter.
I didnt do any of these trying to trouyble shoot they just needed doing.

When I go to first rev it from idle it stumbles abit.I turned out the idle jets 1/4 turn each and it helped (before this if I didnt feather it it would stall) and they are now out from full close 2.25 turns. It's idling at factory recommended @7-750 rpm (it's never idled this low before:D ) and if I feather it just a touch then letter rip it's great.
I dont have a timing light and even if I did I doubt the 35 year old timing marks are still visible .
So what do any of you smart guys think



I said smart cus Factor and Ironman the two resident meatheads would say burn it
Anyone care to join meathead status asshole2

westcoaster
06-03-2008, 08:21 PM
first meathead!

Acceleration circuit not giving enough fuel?

There should be a linkage to the throttle somewhere that pumps a stream of gas down the carb when you punch the throttle.

Moondog
06-03-2008, 08:36 PM
shut up phil and BURN IT!!!!

epic3
06-03-2008, 09:08 PM
first meathead!

Acceleration circuit not giving enough fuel?

There should be a linkage to the throttle somewhere that pumps a stream of gas down the carb when you punch the throttle.

that seems to be working and adjusted right.
it's supposed to have 3/4 inch travel and it does I was gonna look further into that but wanna hear some other ideas first

Ironman
06-03-2008, 09:12 PM
fine crybaby dont fukin burn it.













take it to stave.































wedge a stick in the skinny pedal.






























aim towards the lake.









































in gear of course.














































that'll be the best thing for your p.o.s.







































then fuckin burn it dillhole

epic3
06-03-2008, 09:15 PM
hahahahaha


thats better

Tunabomber
06-03-2008, 09:37 PM
ummm phill :confused0006: dont you have a asian guy for that :dontknow:


and is the place you work at called B1 audio and Tuning

kootenaycat
06-03-2008, 09:42 PM
I'm with Westcoaster, with engine off, give it a quick WOT and see that has a good steady flow of fuel from the accelerator pump nozzles. Should start right away, if not I'd double check the adjustment or the check ball internally.

Second, either get a timing light, or road time it. Too retarded timing will give a major hesitation.

Then again, it is a scout. :D

epic3
06-03-2008, 10:06 PM
ummm phill :confused0006: dont you have a asian guy for that :dontknow:


and is the place you work at called B1 audio and Tuning

Yeah we talked bout that and figured we might mount up a wide band O2 and controler and hook it all to a laptop and see whats happenin to get it perfect.

Tomorow I'll check just to see how streamy the accelorateor pump out is

MikeWild
06-03-2008, 10:37 PM
Good luck bud, she'll be purring like a kitten in no time!

dirka dave
06-04-2008, 12:14 AM
I wonder if my new snap-on Ethos scanner will help.:confused0006:


Wait it doesn't come with a farm implement adaptor.:D

[cheers]

epic3
06-04-2008, 12:22 AM
I wonder if my new snap-on Ethos scanner will help.:confused0006:


Wait it doesn't come with a farm implement adaptor.:D

[cheers]

I can make a farm implement to ethos adapter

dirka dave
06-04-2008, 12:34 AM
You could use some cotter pins and elastic bands I guess. :dontknow:

OldEnuff
06-04-2008, 01:47 AM
If you have not actually set the timing yet that is all it might be

If the timing is too retarded (like you :D ) then it will stumble and fail on first acceleration (like you :D ) until the dizzy spins up enough for the counter weights to advance the timeing centrifugaly (sp)

factor
06-04-2008, 08:10 AM
fine crybaby dont fukin burn it.













take it to stave.































wedge a stick in the skinny pedal.






























aim towards the lake.









































in gear of course.














































that'll be the best thing for your p.o.s.







































then fuckin burn it dillhole


it would break down before it got to the water :D

dickrick
06-04-2008, 08:15 AM
I was having a similar problem so I got fed up and bought a rebuilt carb for $180[cheers] Runs great now. I think I went from 16mpg to 14 mpg:dontknow: [36]

ROBO
06-04-2008, 06:26 PM
check the vacumm at the manifold too should be around 20lbs at idle...

epic3
06-04-2008, 07:25 PM
I'll do that tonight

ottoman
06-05-2008, 12:38 AM
phill just park that tractor in fertilizer and it will fix itself LOL

521 Ford
06-05-2008, 12:51 PM
Even if you could still see your timing marks they may not always be acurate if its rubber between two pieces of iron. I take a modified spark plug (read: two inch piece of 3/8" rod welded to the end of it in hole number one. Now CAREFULLY rotate the engine back and forth stop to stop. At each stop mark the balencer at the timing mark.Take out the plug. Now,between those two marks you made is exact top dead center number one.Mark it and time it. Good luck.

epic3
06-08-2008, 01:47 PM
so 20lbs vacuum at idle accelerator pumps pukes gooder and right on time idles great choke on it now so starts easy when cold and when warm starts fine without it but still a slight hesitation off idle when accelerating.
Maybee its time to go for a drive and see if it does it when driving.
I did try fuckin with the timing but the distributor is seized in place stupid 35 year old farmer shit

factor
06-08-2008, 02:07 PM
use a bigger hammer ya sissy