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Post by GTC Ian » Fri Jul 19, 2019 10:09 am

Just re fitting the carb (38 DGMS)together, but have conficting float heights. I have the plastic floats. Anyone know the correct heights? I have set the float to 35mm & 51mm.


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Post by scimjim » Fri Jul 19, 2019 10:22 am

plastic float 34/44, brass float 41/51 IIRC.


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Post by GTC Ian » Fri Jul 19, 2019 10:24 am

scimjim wrote:
Fri Jul 19, 2019 10:22 am
plastic float 34/44, brass float 41/51 IIRC.
Thanks Jim. That fits in with 10mm travel of the float required


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Post by ScimmyMike » Fri Jul 19, 2019 10:25 am

weber_dgv_dgev_dgv_dgms_dgas_float_level_setting_instructions.jpg
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Post by scimjim » Fri Jul 19, 2019 10:40 am

Hmm, my figures came from a Haynes manual IIRC, either Ford or the Weber Carbs one?

The low point isn’t as critical as the high point of course, as long as it’s totally shut the valve at 35mm (check by blowing into the inlet pipe).


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Post by GTC Ian » Fri Jul 19, 2019 10:45 am

ScimmyMike wrote:
Fri Jul 19, 2019 10:25 am
weber_dgv_dgev_dgv_dgms_dgas_float_level_setting_instructions.jpg
Thats the diagram I found, along with others that had conflicting dimensions. Confusing isnt it!


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