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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 08-24-2007, 09:22 AM Thread Starter
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114 Weber carb conversion

I have removed the hated Solex and mounted the Weber 38DGES on the '74 280. Now I am looking for good ideas on how to work the throttle linkage. Has anyone done the conversion and come up with a way to work the linkage? -Thanks
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I did the conversion. I ended up adding a spring to the throttle - from the engine, to the plate on the carb. I ended up selling the car before I really got into fine tuning it. Have you checked the milage yet? I was making about 16 on the highway, and am curious what you ended up with ...
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