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Old 08-07-2011, 02:24 PM
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226 carb linkage

Does anyone have a picture of the carburetor linkage and spring on a 6 cyl flathead? Thanks, Brian
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Old 08-07-2011, 05:13 PM
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226 carbs

Here you go. Note that the car and truck carburetors are slightly different from one another, even though they are both Holley model 847-FS carbs. The choke lever on the truck carb has a ball and socket connection, but the car carb has a screw clamp connection. The one on the right came off of my truck, so some previous owner must have changed out the choke cable connection in the past as well.

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The air horns are also different. The truck air horn has a ridged flange at the top and the car air horn does not.

Anyhow, I got all of this info from the Holley 847 repair manual I found at the old car manual project (Holley 847 Downdraft Service Manual / H847-19500001.jpg), so take a look.

Here's some closeups of the truck carburetor linkage:

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Hope this helps.
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Old 08-07-2011, 05:19 PM
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Here's a couple of photos showing how the carb was hooked up before I pulled it:

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Thank you badger-hound; the installed ones are what I was looking for. Mine is set up the same way, just always thought that maybe the spring should go back to the firewall but I guess not.
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