[ROVERNET - UK] HS6 parts question
slatskars at comcast.net
Mon Nov 20 02:01:35 GMT 2006
I have never seen or heard of using gasket sealer on an SU of any type.
----- Original Message -----
From: "peter king" <peter at king-co.com>
To: <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
Sent: Sunday, November 19, 2006 2:38 PM
Subject: [ROVERNET - UK] HS6 parts question
> Hi all.
> I've just rebuilt a pair of HS6 carbs, and was in the process of swapping
> them with those in my '70 3500s, and I noticed some differences. The new
> pair I rebuilt is from my '71 3500s, and when I removed them, they had
> insulators and deflectors, but no liners. When I removed the carbs in
> the '70, they had different insulators, with liners, but no deflectors.
> The insulators are notched for the liners, whereas the insulators from
> the '71 are beveled for the deflectors. The parts catalog I have shows
> all of the components in place.
> Was there a change from '70 to '71? Should there be deflectors AND
> liners, or did one replace the other?
> Also, neither the manual or the rebuild kit mention using gasket sealer.
> Should gasket sealer be used on either the float bowl gasket, or the
> carb-to-manifold gaskets?
> Thanks for any insight,
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