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I just installed a rebuilt 2-v carb on my 68 standard. I've never worked on carbs before, so any help will be appreciated.

Is there supposed to be a hose that connects the distributor to the carb?

I'm looking at a picture of a 2100 series carb in a Haynes book, and it shows an anti-stall dashpot that is connected to the throttle lever shaft. What does that do and what happens if I don't have one?

I just started the car for the first time in a year and a half tonight after I bolted on the new carb and a lot of black smoke came out the tailpipe. Is that normal? I have new plugs that I am going to install this weekend. Will that help?

Again, any suggestions will be appreciated on how to tune the new carb.

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Anthony
Pensacola, FL
 

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The anti-stall dashpot is for when the A/C kicks in, it doesnt kill the engine by the sudden load.
Black smoke is too rich of a fuel mixture.
 

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Anthony, The vacuum advance on the distributor is connected to a vacuum port on the carb located on the passenger side of the carb just below the choke housing. I don't have a dashpot on my non-air 67 2100 and it works just fine...not sure if 68 is the same though:rolleyes:
 
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