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zenith carbs from carb rescue

#1 Post by George Hussey » Tue Jun 28, 2022 11:24 am

Just got my Zenith Carb set back from Carb Rescue in Sedona and they are PERFECT! Nice to see someone who takes great pride in their work.
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#2 Post by Mike Wilson » Tue Jun 28, 2022 12:38 pm

Jim did my Solexes. Beautiful work!

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#3 Post by Mike Vollmer » Tue Jun 28, 2022 1:35 pm

Zenith +1

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#4 Post by Jim Liberty » Tue Jun 28, 2022 4:00 pm

Jim K. has been doing all my carbs for many years. Class guy, class work, class company. ...........Jim.
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#5 Post by Mike Wilson » Tue Jun 28, 2022 4:09 pm

+1 👍

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#6 Post by Ken Tuvman » Wed Jun 29, 2022 8:58 pm

Dick Weiss did a great job overhauling bottom end! Car runs good and makes good OP.

Jim overhauled my Zenith’s - he told me car would run completely different & he was right! Like adding frosting to a cake.
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#7 Post by Jim Liberty » Thu Jun 30, 2022 4:52 pm

We better stop, Jim will get a big head. Just kidding. ............Jim.
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#8 Post by Wes Bender » Thu Jun 30, 2022 10:00 pm

... and we shouldn't forget Candace! She is a very large part of their excellent customer service. Very knowledgeable on these carburetors.
Some days it's just not worth chewing through the restraints.....

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#9 Post by Mike Wilson » Thu Jun 30, 2022 10:07 pm

Absolutely! Super helpful!

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#10 Post by Jim Liberty » Fri Jul 01, 2022 3:50 pm

My BAD Wes. Shame on me for not mentioning her. Sorry Candace. .......Jim.
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#11 Post by Wes Bender » Sat Jul 02, 2022 9:36 am

At our age Jim, we can't remember everything. That's what friends are for. In any case, it's a first class outfit and I'll include John Jenkins in the mix even though he does distributors for them and that's a bit off topic.
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#12 Post by Jim Liberty » Sat Jul 02, 2022 5:45 pm

Wes, he does all mine too. Even took a ABARTH 750 Morelli and converted it from vacuum to mechanical. Although it nearly ended our friendship. He is still mad at me. .............Jim.
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#13 Post by Harlan Halsey » Sun Jul 03, 2022 4:07 am

Years ago a friend was finishing an H Modified with one of those Abarth/Fiats. It was a long project with many delays, and he had no distributer. I suggested. "Why not just adapt one of those plentiful, cheap, VW distributers. 30 German degrees advance is the same as 30 Italian degrees." He took my advice and just made it to Thompson as tech was closing. But the engine wouldn't run. It would start but as soon as you gave it any throttle it would die. Much head scratching, they took the car home very disappointed. It turned out that the Italian distributer rotated the other way from the VW! 30 degrees of Italian advance translated to 30 degrees of German retard.
Seemed like a good idea at the time...

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#14 Post by Jim Liberty » Sun Jul 03, 2022 3:11 pm

I speak from a great deal of experience. Once one deviates from factory stock, trouble follows. At 82, I still do it, yes and it is always trouble. At present I'm doing a Crosley/Devin with a Sprite tranny. What could go wrong ??? ............Jim.
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#15 Post by Wes Bender » Sun Jul 03, 2022 4:41 pm

You could always stick a Corvair engine in it and then wonder why you had one speed forward and three in reverse.....
Some days it's just not worth chewing through the restraints.....

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