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    What is the correct carb for a 440 and what would be the initial settings on the high and low speed needles? Thanks!

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    Dec241949!

    The carb was a Schebler DLX124, and for initial needle settings I would suggest 1 3/8 turns out on the highspeed, and 4 turns out on the low.

    Since the manifolds are impractical to leaktest properly, your results may vary...

    .....Cotten
    Last edited by T. Cotten; 03-23-2015 at 09:26 AM.
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    Thanks for the info. Never did get back to you but am running one of your reconditioned manifolds on my '47 UL and have had no more leak problems. Thanks!

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