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Sorry it’s a stock 51 non OD rear so I believe that’s a 3.92 gear and tires are 6.70’s
I know someone has the answer so I figured I’d ask. I have a 51 Mercury with a 1971 mustang 302 and C4 trans. What speedo gear do I need to get my...
It’s not painted yet. That’s just the metal work of the chop. Paint will come someday and I’m not broke haha
Stupid question but I can’t find info anywhere. Anyone know what the Ashtray bracket top mount screw size on a 51 Mercury?
That would be awesome, please let me know!
They will, a lot of the guys use them on their mercs. Just trying to find out which ones everyone uses.
Okay thanks guys!
Next question, wouldn’t having more contact points be better when using choosing which ones to buy?
The reason it’s a big...
Left are what? lol.
So I’m a little confused and can not find a straight true answer. I’m looking for some 57 Caddi caps to run on my 51 Mercury however...
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He’s going to get me that info tomorrow. The seat is at his shop.
[ATTACH] So I’m looking for a 60’s galaxie front split bench seat to install in my chopped merc. I found something for sale but not really sure...
So I let the car cool down, I adjusted the bar on the left so the idle screw was on the second highest lobe. I then adjusted the choke...
I have a 51 Mercury and need help with the carb choke plate adjustment.
So no matter what I cannot get the plate to open up all the way or...
So I’m sending the carb back to the guy who rebuilt it.
I pulled the heat tube out and it seems clean and clear with no carbon build up so it...
Okay so I warmed up the car this morning and the choke plate does open slightly but...... when pressing on the throttle the choke step linkage...
Not really sure, I’ll have to check that tomorrow.
A little update, I made the proper adjustments as the directions above but I think I’m still having issues as I have stumbling when driving and...
When you say rotate the throttle close what exactly are you saying? How do I rotate the throttle?
Yes it has the choke markings on it however that’s where I messed up I untwisted it so not I’m not sure if the tension is correct.
I’m trying to...
Carb choke question,
I have a 51 Mercury with the auto choke carb. It’s the original carb which has the oil bath that attaches in the side....
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I got it figured out. Thanks guys!
You said “The column is spring loaded so that the dog on the shift tube will slip in the second/high arm. You adjust that one first by first...
Awesome!! Thank you.
I appreciate the video but it doesn’t show me the proper way to adjust them. Do you know how to do that?
Okay, can you explain in further detail how to do that? Like I understand the finding neutral but does the rear arm need to go down or does the...
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