Free Carburetor Repair Manuals

Manuals are downloaded as PDF files. Some are very large and might take some time to download, depending on your internet connection.Please do not distribute these manuals. Instead giving out the link to this web page would be appreciated. Link is as follows: http://carburetor-blog.com/?page_id=335Please keep in mind that these manuals may span several carburetor models and may not be your exact carburetor. Use these manuals as a general reference only. Don’t forget to visit the technical pages for your specific carburetor. More manuals for specific carburetors may be available there.

 

Autolite, Ford & Motorcraft Manuals & DVDs

Carter AFB Carburetor Manual
Carter AS Carburetor Manual
Carter BB Carburetor Manual 1938 & Prior Also works for bbr1
Carter BB Carburetor Manual 1939 & Later
Carter Brass Bowl Manual
Carter BBD Carburetor Manual
Carter Divorced Choke Adjustment – Older 1955
Carter RBS Carburetor Manual
Carter Thermoquad Carburetor Manual
Carter UT Updraft Carburetor Manual
Carter W-0 Carburetor Manual
Carter W-1 Carburetor Manual
Carter W-1 Climatic Control Carburetor Manual
Carter WA-1 Carburetor Manual
Carter WCD Carburetor Manual
Carter WCD Carburetor Manual – 1962 Rambler – In general, this is ok for any WCD
Carter WCFB Carburetor Manual
Carter WDO Carburetor Manual – 1938 & Earlier
Carter WDO Carburetor Manual – 1939 & Later
Carter WGD Carburetor Manual
Carter YF Carburetor Manual – Older YFs
Holley 94 Carburetor Manual
Holley 740 Carburetor Manual
Holley 852-FFG Carburetor Manual

Holley 885 Carburetor Manual
Holley 885-JJG & 885-JJGC for General Motors Trucks
Holley 1904 Carburetor Manual

Holley 1908 Carburetor Rebuild Manual
Holley 1920, 1940, 1945, 2210, 2245, 5200, 5210, 5300 Carburetor Manual
Holley 1940 Carburetor Manual
Holley 2110 Carburetor Manual

Holley 2300 Corvette – 1968-69 Tripple Carburetors
Holley 2300 Carburetor Manual
Holley 2300 Carburetor Rebuild Manual – from a 1962 repair manual.
Holley 2300C, 2300G, 4150C, 4150G, 4150MG, 4160C & 4160 w/mechanical secondarys
Holley 4000 Carburetor Manual
Holley 4000 Visual Instruction Manual
Holley 4150C Carburetor Rebuild Manual
Holley 4150EG Carburetor Manual
Holley 4150EG Governor Manual
Holley 4150G Carburetor Manual
Holley AA-1 (electric choke) GM Trucks Carburetor Manual


Mercruiser Weber Marine Carburetor Manual


Motorcraft 2100 4100 Carburetor Manual
Motorcraft 2700 7200 Carburetor Manual – large file, but great manual.


Rochester 2G, 2GC Carburetor Manual
Rochester 4G, 4GC Carburetor Manual
Rochester AA Carburetor Manual
Rochester B, BC, BV, AA, BB Carburetor Manual – Be patient, this is a large file.
Rochester BC – Published in 1951
Rochester Dualjet Carburetor Manual
Rochester E2SE Carburetor Manual
Rochester E4ME-E4MC Service Manual
Rochester Monojet Carburetor Manual
Rochester Triple Power Pack Manual
Rochester Quadrajet Carburetor Manual
Rochester Varajet Carburetor Manual

Solex 44PA1 Rebuild Instructions
Solex 44PHH Carburetor Manual
Solex Selection and Tuning of the Carburetor


Stromberg AA Series Description & Operation
Stromberg used on Government Vehicles AA, SF, BXV
Stromberg Service Manual – many Strombergs represented here.
Stromberg WW Carburetor Manual
Stromberg WW Carburetor Manual 1955 Edition

SU – Servicing, Testing & Repairs   Zenith 28 228 Rebuild Manual


Zenith 63M 263M Marine Rebuild Manual
Zenith Gov-U-Retor Specification Chart
Zenith Gov-U-Retor Service Manual  


Marvel Schebler


Recent Posts

Carburetor Percolation

Percolation can happen when your engine gets hot, then you turn the engine off and the fuel boils over, sometimes over the top of the carburetor, or more often, simply evaporates. Back in the day we called this vapor lock, which simply meant that the fuel turned to vapor before getting to the engine.

This has been a more common problem these days because our gas has a lower boiling point than it used to. Yup you guessed it, ethanol.

This makes it hard to start the next time. You have to crank and crank, or pour a bit of gas down the carburetor to get the engine started.
What can you do:
  • One of the best ways, but a lot of work, is to run a 3rd line from the fuel pump back to the gas tank. This extra line will help cool the fuel, allowing the fuel pump to pump gas instead of vapor. There are some fuel filters out there that include a return port. There are also return regulators available.
  • Put heat wrap around the fuel line in the engine compartment.
  • Put a spacer under the carburetor mount. These are hard to find so you will probably have to make one. Yup, a mill would be handy about now. And you will probably need to put longer studs in the manifold to accommodate the extra height.
  • Instead of a spacer add extra mounting gaskets. A couple of 1/32 thick gaskets isn’t going to do much. Hopefully thicker gaskets will be available for your engine.
  • Add a helper electric fuel pump. Just before startup, you run the electric pump for a few seconds, then turn it off. Use only a low pressure pump. 7 lbs max. You may end up also adding a regulator because you don’t want the pump to overrun your mechanical pump. Most 1 & 2 bbl carburetor run 4-4.5 lbs. Bigger carburetors might handle 5-6 lbs.
  • Cool the engine with a cooler thermostat, bigger fan, or bigger radiator.
  • Try different brands of gas. Different octanes won’t help you here.
  • Use non ethanol gas if you can find it.
  • Remember when we used to put wooden clothes pins on the fuel line? The clothes pins act like a heat sync, drawing heat away from the fuel line and my wife says the wooden clothes pins are still available at the dollar store.
Anyhow, the basic answer here is to cool your engine and/or fuel.




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