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There are only crickets in here...

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Re: There are only crickets in here...

Post by volvolugnut » Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:59 am

Okay, I think I can find the carbs here at the house. I need to make gaskets - can't find them to buy. Rest of car is in storage.
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Re: There are only crickets in here...

Post by BlackBart » Thu Mar 26, 2020 1:12 pm

Just saw this.... Volvo Salvage in OK.

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Re: There are only crickets in here...

Post by volvolugnut » Thu Mar 26, 2020 6:55 pm

BlackBart wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 1:12 pm
Just saw this.... Volvo Salvage in OK.

viewtopic.php?f=9&t=93412
Very good, I did not know about them. Not surprising though. Edmond (North side of Oklahoma City) is maybe the capital of Volvo interest in OK.

Today, I found the PV544 carb, and gasket material and hole punches. First 544 activity in years. Tag- your it.

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Re: There are only crickets in here...

Post by BlackBart » Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:28 pm

You found BOTH of the Webers, and gasket material?? Fantastic!
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Re: There are only crickets in here...

Post by volvolugnut » Fri Mar 27, 2020 9:35 am

BlackBart wrote:
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You found BOTH of the Webers, and gasket material?? Fantastic!
No, I found one of the SU carbs. Pretty sure the other carb is in storage building.

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Re: There are only crickets in here...

Post by BlackBart » Fri Mar 27, 2020 4:14 pm

Just kidding.

Found mine. Years of body shop dust and grime. Now I need to learn how to rebuild them. I actually only pulled them to get to the front suspension bolts on the right side. But they've been sitting so many years, they're probably gunked up.
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Re: There are only crickets in here...

Post by volvolugnut » Fri Mar 27, 2020 4:32 pm

Looks like those Webers are missing a few bolts and cover plates. The internet knows all about these. On closer inspection of my SU carb, the choke linkage has lots of slop in the pivot points. Thinking I may fill the holes with epoxy mix and drill out to proper pin size. These linkage levers are cast brass and look really cool.

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Re: There are only crickets in here...

Post by BlackBart » Fri Mar 27, 2020 4:44 pm

I just took it apart to look inside.
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