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Old 10-14-2018, 08:17 PM
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Does anyone know of a step by step doc. for carburetor adjustments for a 83 f150 302
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Old 10-14-2018, 10:01 PM
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It would depend on the carb - not the year, vehicle, or engine. Most rebuild kits come with specific instructions, so you could either buy one, or Google it.
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Default That sounds easy enough

Thank you Steve for your guidence
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What carb is it? I have a good guide for the Motorcraft/Autolite 2150
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The only screws you can adjust are the idle mixture.
Never bottom a screw in hard.
If it's a fresh rebuild that hasn't run 3 1/2 turns out from bottomed will generally get it to run.
If it's running; you do one screw at a time (if it has 2). Turn it in till it starts to run rough, out till it starts to run rough, then 1/2 way back.
If it has 2 screws, I would go back and forth several times till they're both in the optimium idle spot.
It's not about the fastest or slowest idle, it's about the best idle.
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I know this is not a new thread but this may help someone.
here is a link for the Carter YFA Carburetor.
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