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Offline ta78w72

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Carburetor Float
« on: January 31, 2007, 10:34:28 PM »
Where can I find a brass float for a carburetor for a 78 400?

The repo places only seem to carry nitrophl floats.  As does the carbs unlimited, and the Carburetor Doctor has brass floats but they are out of stock.

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« Reply #1 on: February 09, 2007, 03:56:34 PM »
OK, I found brass floats on ebay.  They fit perfectly.  I bought five of them so I'll have spares!  Priced right too....$9.99 each and $4.00 shipping for the lot.

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« Reply #2 on: February 09, 2007, 05:35:36 PM »
LOL....five will last you a life time and then some. :lol:
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« Reply #3 on: February 09, 2007, 10:21:40 PM »
You're suppose to replace the original nitrophly floats because modern fuels can cause them to get heavy and lose their buoancy.  I have four carburetors to rebuild, so that leaves one spare.  The brass floats ought to last forever.

I did test the nitrophly float from the carburetor I'm rebuilding.  It hadn't lost its buoancy so I may reuse it.  It's pretty simple to replace the float it there are problems in the future.