Is It Backwards? Why Does it Work?

Small Block Mopar Engine

  1. dartfreak75

    dartfreak75 Restore it, Dont part it! FABO Gold Member

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    That is correct for #1 6 and 12 is for #6 its just easier to line the dots up 6 and 12 crank the engine over like you have it and your on #1 tdc compression stroke.
     
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    • cudamark

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      Yeah, the return springs look like an overkill. I'd remove the outer one and rehang the inner pair where they attach in between the gap of the accelerator cable clevis. That way they pull straight on the cable and not at an angle which levers the carb link.
       
    • RustyRatRod

      RustyRatRod I was born on a Monday. Not last Monday. FABO Gold Member

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      In terms of population, yes....size......no. lol

      AUSTRALIA TO USA.jpg
       
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      eekvonzipper My Member is Legendary! FABO Gold Member

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      I tried it with just two...
      It wouldn't kick down all the way.
      The third spring is pretty weak but it's there because it has to be.
       
    • cudamark

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      The throttle won't return all the way with 2 springs?
       
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      dogbreath Well-Known Member

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      dot on the bottom = overlap , dot on the top = TDC
       
    • RustyRatRod

      RustyRatRod I was born on a Monday. Not last Monday. FABO Gold Member

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      Naw, it doesn't have to be. It shouldn't be. You've got something wrong somewhere with that linkage or cable or whatever it is. You need to look it over very closely.
       
    • James Clews

      James Clews Well-Known Member

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      Rusty! I think its close to 6 million just in sydney metro area! Outside of the capital cities it is very sparsly populated. Today was a bamly 39c degrees in sydney (103f) and its only spring! its a lot hotter up north! Whats the temp in your city?
       
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      RustyRatRod I was born on a Monday. Not last Monday. FABO Gold Member

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      Right now it's about 42*F out here in the country.
       
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