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Services and Prices

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4 25 This is how you can reach me.
by Scoutpilot
Sept 26, 2023 14:46:05 GMT -5
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Please fill out and include this form when sending your project to Old Jeep Carbs.

1 3 Request for service form
by stevecres
Mar 2, 2023 15:55:54 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.

3 11 For Sale: WO 440/450
by Scoutpilot
Sept 12, 2022 10:18:29 GMT -5
No New Posts I buy cores.

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

1 8 Cores
by Scoutpilot
May 23, 2022 3:03:13 GMT -5

The Service Desk

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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.

30 203 WO rebuild
by Scoutpilot
May 31, 2023 11:12:41 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

52 653 Bacon story
by rickg
Sept 30, 2023 20:13:41 GMT -5
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Questions about your carburetor, fuel pump, and filters will be answered.

18 124 Worn threads
by airportops
Sept 22, 2023 10:26:36 GMT -5

Buy, Sell, or Trade

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For Sale, Wanted to Buy, Trade.

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4 8 The Rules
by Scoutpilot
Mar 17, 2023 4:45:22 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

121 1,033 Holley 1904 carburator
by Scoutpilot
Aug 30, 2023 5:11:04 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 jeffwho
Sept 26, 2023 13:55:29 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?

40 251 Pressure and Vacuum
by Scoutpilot
Aug 28, 2023 11:33:21 GMT -5

Air Cleaners/Filters

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No New Posts Give 'em clean air!

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

7 35 PVC Vacuum variabion at idle and high RPM
by Scoutpilot
Sept 18, 2022 2:59:18 GMT -5

General Maintenance and Tune-up

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Everything from basic timing to "Sweet Spot" timing.

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5 30 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.

Sub-board: Willys Jeep Manuals

58 615 CJ2A Parts List and Locations
by Scoutpilot
Jun 9, 2023 4:03:51 GMT -5
No New Posts Carter WO Adjustment Videos

See how it’s done.

6 15 Timing The Motor Without a Timing Light
by Scoutpilot
Mar 23, 2018 4:39:35 GMT -5


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