.....way too much gas. My carburetor is flooding out, brother says it's due to a sticky float. Well, okay.....
He says this is a 4 barrel carburetor, but cannot tell me the make. I can't see anywhere on this what the make etc. is, to look anything up on it.

He also says "I would just remove those hoses and those 4 bolts and take the carb out to clean the float". Har har har.....
there's all kinds of stuff attached to this thing.

So....can anyone tell me any info about this carburetor by looking at these pics, and is there a way to clean/fix a sticky float withOUT removing the carburetor? New/rebuilt carburetor is out of the question, just in case anyone has thoughts on that. LOL

The only information I was able to obtain via the VIN number was "360 2bbl".

This is all new stuff to me, and if you're around Jack...let me know if you need any other pics and I will try. If I can fix this myself, then I'm going to try. I ain't asceert of grease and grime, just asceert of breaking something important in an unknown territory. ;-)

Thanks in advance to anyone that can give me some suggestions or information. :)

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Comment by Tina on September 8, 2017 at 12:47pm

Hoping to get that carburetor out this weekend to begin getting it fixed.

I've been working on the counter top in the kitchen, have a first coat of primer paint on it and this weekend will be a test of doing my own faux granite painting on it. My test strip on some plywood came out well, so I'm going to go for it!  If I don't like it, it can always be removed and on to a different plan.  This is going to be fun.  Hope everyone is doing well, prayers out to those in the path of Irma and the hurricanes behind her. Please be safe!

Comment by Tina on September 2, 2017 at 7:39pm

Just noticed, and Jack did too...I took a pic of the wrong carburetor in the manual. It's a Model 2245, not 2210.

Dang...shoulda looked closer before I posted that.

Comment by Tina on September 2, 2017 at 7:26pm

NOW we're rockin!  I have a very old and worn Dodge & Plymouth Vans 1971 thru 1996 Automotive repair manual that was in the RV.  I couldn't determine which carb I had until I took those pics and started comparing to the models in the manual.  Mine is a Holley model 2210, 2bbl.  I envy you guys that can take one look and say "That's a Holley for sure". It gave me a good direction to go on comparing to the pics.  ;-)

Now I can do some research if needed, and get parts knowing what I have.

Thank goodness the pages with the carburetor diagrams and adjustment/maintenance stuff were not ruined and unreadable as much of the manual is from moisture:

Comment by Tina on September 2, 2017 at 6:20pm

Didn't see your comment Jack, you must have been posting the same time as me.

Thanks for the confirmation. :)  When I get this thing out, I'll be sure to let you know if you can help me.  

I think there IS 40 years of build up on it.  LOL

Comment by Tina on September 2, 2017 at 5:49pm

Wow, I wish mine looked that shiny and purty. LOL

Comment by Russell E Johnson on September 2, 2017 at 5:27pm

I forgot that not all 4 bbl cards have valves. I was thinking of mine which looks like this

Rochester Quadrajet Marine 4 Barrel Carburetor 7.5L

Sorry for the cornfussion LOL

Comment by Tina on September 2, 2017 at 4:33pm

Thanks Pat, I am sure I have some carb/choke cleaner in the garage, but will get some when I go into town tomorrow anyway.  Always good to have around.

I noticed that vacuum hose seemed frayed, so I'll follow that suggestion as well.

Spark plugs were bought yesterday. :)  Good thinking, thanks.

Slowly, we'll get this thing running right-o.  Oil change is happening as soon as the carb is done, and Jack W. has given me great suggestions on what kind of oil to use and an additive that will help things too.

You all are great.  :)

Comment by Tina on September 2, 2017 at 4:30pm

I don't know Russ, I was just looking around online for 4 barrel carbs, and I only see one butterfly valve on most of them.  Brother must be seeing something else that identifies it as a 4 bbl.

Damn I wish I had paid more attention when I was hanging with my Dad while he fixed all those engines. LOL

Comment by Jack Wasmuth on September 2, 2017 at 4:30pm

Definitely a Holley two barrel. Needs rebuilding bad. Looks original. Let me know if you need me.

Comment by Tina on September 2, 2017 at 2:43pm

That's what I thought too, Russ. Brother even looked at it today and stated "yep, that be a 4 bbl". I'm getting to the point of passing his information into my junk drawer in my brain. LOL
He's a sweetheart though, don't know what I would have done without all of his help the last couple of years on other things.



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