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Old 04-14-2018, 09:56 AM
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Pretty sure there is supposed to be a plate/spacer under the carb that was what the EGR would mount to. I have seen occasions that motors get warm enough to boil gas out of the carb, and the fix for such? Spacer plate. Had a 454 Chev that I had to double up the carb gaskets which on that one were about 1/4" thick. Might pick up anaftermarket spacer/adapter and get that space back if can't find an egr plate. It also helps with fuel atomization a bit.

Some of it also sounds like the carb itself may be gummed up and nasty from sitting. Nice thing with the Edelbrock(Carter) carbs is that they are VERY easy to service. A friend recently bought a camper that was sitting for a few years and had one on it. He hadn't dealt with them so didn't know how to work on them, so I took it apart and it was just total varnish inside. Did manage to get it cleaned up and worked just fine. The fuel overflow sounds like it had stuck a float or needle. Those have 2 floats and needles in them. You just take the top off the carb and everything is right there.
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