How do I know what Zenith carburetor I have?
The inner circle will be the Zenith number. Aftermarket carburetors made during this period will have the Zenith part number only on the tag. Zenith carburetor produced after about 1980 will not have the round tag, but will have a tiny number stamped (never raised) in a semi-circle on the body of the carburetor.
Are Zenith carburetors still made?
Today, the company is known as Zenith Fuel Systems LLC, with headquarters and a modern manufacturing facility in Bristol, Virginia and still offers original manufacturing equipment and replacement carburetors and kits.
How does a Zenith carburetor work?
The air from air filter passes through the gap in side of throttle valve and as the air passes through the gap, velocity of air increases and pressure of air decreases on the upper side of throttle valve and thereby producing suction effect at Starting jet which is placed at top of throttle valve.
Who made Stromberg carburetors?
The Bendix Corporation
The Bendix Corporation marketed three types of aircraft fuel systems under the Bendix-Stromberg name: The first type was manufactured for low performance aircraft engines and virtually all aircraft engines produced before 1938.
Where are Stromberg carburetors made?
Units built in the Elmira, New York, factory can be identified by a “1-1” casting number on the base.
How do I identify a carburetor?
It’s like a “VIN” for your carburetor and should be hand-stamped on the front of the choke tower to the right of the vent tube on most typical Holley carbs. The list number typically is four to six digits long and may or may not have a suffix number behind it.
How do I tell what model my carburetor is?
How many CFM is a Stromberg 97 carburetor?
While Stromberg produced carburetors for a variety of manufacturers, the two-barrels most hot rodders are familiar with first appeared on 85hp Ford Flatheads in ’34 with the model 40; the model 48 was introduced in ’35 (the preceding were both rated at 170 cfm); and from ’36 to early ’38, 97s were installed (155 cfm).
What happens if float level is too high?
Float level is too high If the float height is too high, this will cause the fuel to rise to a level above the operational spec. If the fuel height is a bit too high and the bike is running, the engine will display a rich running condition, which will make the throttle response slow and the engine note muffled.