welderskelter wrote:I know what the problem is. International built a carb that wasnt stupid proof. It is really cold blooded and has to be cranked alot to get started even at 60 degrees. The bolts were overtightened so much that you can no longer get a good seal and I believe it sucks air.
The carb isn't stupid proof - no such thing. Anybody can screw up a carb, - that is pretty easy. However, IH did build a carb that could be easily maintained by the average farmer as long as they read the manual.
However, just because somebody boogered it up doesn't mean it is junk. If you truly think it is junk - mail it to me - I will take it off your hands - not a problem. And I will give you what it is worth to me as a parts carb. Or you can fix it yourself and we can give you the help you need.How To Make an Updraft Carb Straightening JigHow To Make a Simple Platform to Straighten Warped Carb Tops
Before you take the carb apart - study the parts breakdown below, so that when you do take it apart you don't break anything. Once the top is straightened then you need to lap the bottom half of the carb. First you have to take the idle tube out. Be careful they break easy and are expensive. Here is the parts breakdown of the carb:
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. His jig is different than mine and Dan's. We miss both of them.