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The Service Desk

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Questions about your carburetor, fuel pump, and filters will be answered.

11 71 M38 YS Carter - Troubleshooting
by Scoutpilot
Apr 5, 2022 3:56:28 GMT -5

Contact Scoutpilot

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Please fill out and include this form when sending your project to Old Jeep Carbs.

1 1 Request for service form
by Scoutpilot
Dec 7, 2017 8:20:11 GMT -5
No New Posts How to reach Scoutpilot

Contact info

2 16 This is how you can reach me.
by Scoutpilot
Mar 6, 2022 4:48:18 GMT -5


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The shop will be closed during these listed times and dates. I will still be available, depending on cell service, on these dates.

1 2 Mark it on your calendar!
by Scoutpilot
May 16, 2022 18:33:37 GMT -5

Forum Related

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For Sale, Wanted to Buy, Trade.

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13 149 1954 CJ3B for sale
by oilleaker1
Apr 29, 2022 8:56:43 GMT -5
No New Posts Welcome New Members

Tell us about what you have and are working on. Pics are always welcome. Questions and answers are what this site is all about. Yak away.

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by jwd
Mar 6, 2022 13:06:14 GMT -5
No New Posts The Back Room

If you have a technical question about anything other than carbs, pumps, filters and the rest of the fuel system, or if you just want to voice your opinion on something, here is the place to do it. A mild word of warning; flamers will be extinguished.

Sub-board: Philadelphia Club

40 1,542 THERE’S NO WAY, NOOO WAY you could’ve come from my loins!
by Lee
May 19, 2022 19:36:33 GMT -5

Fuel System

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You can talk about anything carburetor related here.

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Sub-boards: Carter Carburetor Application List, Carter Rebuild Guide, WO Parts interchange, Questions about your WO, Questions about your YF, Questions about your YS, Questions about your WA-1

117 1,016 What did you do to it last?
by brucew
Feb 20, 2022 17:15:42 GMT -5
No New Posts Basic Carburetor Operation

Knowing how the carburetor works is the starting point for diagnosis of problems with the carb itself.

7 49 A video on basic carburetor operation.
by muskrat
Aug 23, 2021 10:23:32 GMT -5
No New Posts Tools and Equipment

A compilation of actual Carter Tools and some reasonable substitutes.

5 43 Alternate Rivet Tools...
by Scoutpilot
Dec 20, 2021 15:27:50 GMT -5
No New Posts Fuel Pumps & Fuel Filters

You can talk about anything fuel pump or fuel filter related here.

Sub-boards: Fuel System, Questions about Fuel Pumps, Questions about Fuel Filters?

38 235 Fuel vacuum
by Scoutpilot
Feb 15, 2022 4:41:56 GMT -5

Air Cleaners/Filters

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Clean air is one of the most important things to proper combustion and engine longevity.

1 8 Paper filter conversion
by Gunslinger, from the 3A
Jan 19, 2021 10:09:10 GMT -5

PCV System

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The How and Why

5 31 Borrowed this from the CJ3B boys
by Scoutpilot
Jan 7, 2020 18:40:11 GMT -5

General Maintenance and Tune-up

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Everything from basic timing to "Sweet Spot" timing.

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4 28 high altitude trails... thoughts on timing & carb tune.
by rickg
Feb 4, 2022 9:24:29 GMT -5
No New Posts Annual Service

General guidelines for servicing.

12 119 Starter Upgrade
by grumpy
Feb 4, 2022 7:31:59 GMT -5

Trouble shooting your Carter Carb

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The basic problems an owner can run into.

17 187 Carter YF on L6-226 won’t idle
by Scoutpilot
Jun 27, 2021 4:27:25 GMT -5

The Library

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Here are articles and publications useful in the pursuit of your project.

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61 639 Heat riser replacement.
by Scoutpilot
Apr 9, 2022 10:30:57 GMT -5
No New Posts Carter WO Adjustment Videos

See how it’s done.

7 18 Throwing Wrenches Show Episode Two
by Scoutpilot
Jun 2, 2018 17:15:31 GMT -5

Scoutpilot’s Services Now accepting VISA, MasterCard, AMEX, Discover, and PayPal

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Services and Prices

3 7 Basic Services and Prices
by Scoutpilot
Mar 14, 2022 5:29:49 GMT -5
No New Posts What is Cerakote™?

Let's talk finishes.

1 4 What is Cerakote™?
by Scoutpilot
Feb 6, 2022 8:27:48 GMT -5
No New Posts On The Shelf

This is what I have for sale.

4 5 For Sale: WO 440/450
by Scoutpilot
Oct 31, 2021 5:37:01 GMT -5
No New Posts I buy cores.

Got a good rebuildable core? Ask me about buying it.

1 6 Cores
by Scoutpilot
Feb 26, 2018 20:07:12 GMT -5


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oilleaker1: I'm going to bet you will vote like I will. I'll have a red cup with you. May 17, 2022 5:41:20 GMT -5
Scoutpilot: We don't disagree much, do we? May 17, 2022 6:21:34 GMT -5
Lee: Morning friends!….. glazed donuts, help yourself 😎 May 17, 2022 6:36:21 GMT -5
rickg: what, no sprinkles? Thanks! May 17, 2022 7:28:15 GMT -5
64cj5: O'boy donuts! Donuts and coffee a great way to start the day. May 17, 2022 9:08:53 GMT -5
binthere: I'm in!! May 17, 2022 9:59:51 GMT -5
cline48: Looks like sgenvair has a line in the water. May 17, 2022 14:59:29 GMT -5
Scoutpilot: HAD a line in the water. May 17, 2022 16:27:37 GMT -5
Scoutpilot: One more day, then off to Ohio. Good night boys. May 17, 2022 18:19:35 GMT -5
muley: ran into everybody at the deep creek polling place, was just like old home week.. the sentiments were all the same, vote red or get the hell out of Idaho. May 17, 2022 21:47:11 GMT -5
schimms15: See you guys In Ohio May 18, 2022 2:53:41 GMT -5
Scoutpilot: SERIOUSLY? Update for desktop done. AGAIN! Can’t login! May 18, 2022 5:48:39 GMT -5
Lee: Good morning, French toast on the stove, help yourself 😉 May 18, 2022 5:56:40 GMT -5
terry: I'm with Muley, but here in the peoples republic of Boulder it won't happen May 18, 2022 9:00:26 GMT -5 *
Scoutpilot: All right. A few final things to throw into the briefcase and we pedal north tomorrow. Spa weekend for the pups while at the Vet. Good night. May 18, 2022 19:22:30 GMT -5
muley: Don't forget to leave the back door key in the coffee can in the usual spot under the porch. Safe travels Boss! May 18, 2022 20:01:54 GMT -5
Scoutpilot: Coffee. Scan the interweb. Small final prep. Then ZOOM! Which coffee can? Which porch? May 19, 2022 3:59:37 GMT -5
cline48: Safe travels Scout. May 19, 2022 5:48:35 GMT -5
Lee: X2 on the safe travels, enjoy your trip! May 20, 2022 6:45:00 GMT -5
terry: 85 and wind yesterday, rain, snow, freezing today. Love that global warming. May 20, 2022 10:03:22 GMT -5
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