Re: [DML] Contemplating a Carb Swap
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Re: [DML] Contemplating a Carb Swap



The disclaimer at the beginning of my last message applies to this one as well: if carb discussion is going to upset you, stop reading now.

The 2100 was Ford's frontline 2 barrel carburetor for more than 30 years (the 4100 -- basically two 2100's back to back -- was Ford's frontline 4 barrel carburetor for 15 years). Ford used the 2100 throughout North America and Australia. AMC and Chrysler also used it (albeit not exclusively). To claim that there were more K-Jet installations than 2100 installations is laughably preposterous. 

Irrespective, the 2100 is indeed much better known in Minnesota than K-Jet ever will be. If Chad goes through with his conversion -- which I hasten to remind is still 24 months away -- his new carb will be a familiar sight to every seasoned mechanic who peeks under his engine cover.

Bill Robertson
#5939


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Stephen Rice <stevedmc@...> wrote:
>
> We aren't in Europe.  I'm certainly not going to put my car on a boat
> and ship it to Europe for an expert mechanic everytime there is a
> K-Jet issue.
> 
> We are in the USA.  2100 carburetors have had widespread use here.
> Chad's decision was based on this.
> 
> -Steve Rice
> #16510
> 




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