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Whats the float drop measurement on a early 1947 JD A carb? How is it measured?
 

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Drop? I think the height should be more critical.
If you start the way I was taught :eek: with the carb apart flip it upside down and the float should be level. Then it will run and you can adjust it from there.
I really hate doing carbs but I deal with marvil and zenith and they can be a pain at times :lol:
 

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Drop? I think the height should be more critical.
If you start the way I was taught :eek: with the carb apart flip it upside down and the float should be level. Then it will run and you can adjust it from there.
I really hate doing carbs but I deal with marvil and zenith and they can be a pain at times :lol:
Well its about level now...it was high but the tractor still wants to puff black smoke and die when I go up or down hilss and hit bumps....should I lower it more?
 

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Id raise it a little bit. Does it have a screw for the main jet? If it does run it to full throttle and adjust it in till it starts to die out and go 1/2 to 3/4 turns OUT. Should be close to normal driving but if you plow you may have to run the screw out a turn or two ;)
 

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Didn't I send you a copy of the SM2024 carb manual? It has detailed instructions and pictures for fuel level setting. If I didn't email me and I'll forward it to you.
 

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Didn't I send you a copy of the SM2024 carb manual? It has detailed instructions and pictures for fuel level setting. If I didn't email me and I'll forward it to you.
Yeah I didnt get anything...email on the way :)
 

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Sorry, I have emailed so many folks manuals I just assumed I had sent them to you already.
I just sent a whole pile of manuals to what I think is your email
 

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That 2024 manual is awesome. I was looking at mine today. Having similar issues with my A. Once again, thank you Alabamafrog.
 

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Thank you sooo much! Lots of reading material for me to go through :D
 
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