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WLA carb spacer ?

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Post Sun Sep 22, 2013 4:33 pm

Posts: 73
Location: Long Island New York
Hi Guys, Im confused with the carb spacer that seems to be used on some engines, Im using a M16 on a 42 WLA do I need to use one ? I don't see any solid answers anywhere. Thanks for your input.

Post Tue Sep 24, 2013 5:56 am

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Location: Central Illinois, USA

Military models with short manifolds used the spacer. Long manifolds do not require one.
Beware they were for 1¼" Model M carburetors, and your M16 is a 1" model.

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Post Tue Sep 24, 2013 3:11 pm

Posts: 73
Location: Long Island New York
Hey Cotten, thanks a lot for the info much appreciated.

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