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Old 08-19-2008, 06:01 PM
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Default Stock 352 holley carb problem

I noticed that my choke was not working in my bird. I removed the choke housing and discovered that the spring end that is curved and locked into the center of the housing is broke. My question is there anyone that just sells the spring and choke housing? I could ix it myself without rebuilding the whole thing if I could get the parts. There is a plastic lip that the spring end goes into it's broke as well.
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Old 08-19-2008, 07:10 PM
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I had my carb. rebuilt at pony Carb. I think they will sell you that part but not sure. I remember something about (and they said they don't make that any more) But do they have them??????????? not sure.
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Old 08-20-2008, 03:39 AM
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The choke housing you need is Basic PN 9848. To get the correct one, you cross your Carb I.D. No. in the MPC for the complete PN. I have the MPC back to 1960 but if you have an earlier BIRD, you will have to find someone with the 49/59 MPC.

I do have a NOS from a 58 HOLLEY, but I do not know if it is correct w/o the catalog.
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Old 08-20-2008, 09:42 PM
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Kultulz...What does MPC stand for? Does that give specific part numbers rather than generic numbers? And finally, where can I get one?

Vern
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Old 08-21-2008, 05:16 AM
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Kultulz...What does MPC stand for? Does that give specific part numbers rather than generic numbers? And finally, where can I get one?

Vern
Sorry...

MPC is the short for The Master Parts Catalog which will give you the origional FORD Service PN to make looking for NOS easier.

Do you see any alpha character code(s) (usually two characters) on the cap itself? I am pretty sure I have the correct one here if it is a HOLLEY.
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Old 08-21-2008, 12:18 PM
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I thought the 430's came with Carter carbs in stock form, & the 352cid's came with Ford carb's. When did Holley become an OE option??

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Old 08-21-2008, 01:22 PM
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I thought the 430's came with Carter carbs in stock form, & the 352cid's came with Ford carb's. When did Holley become an OE option??

-Jon
The 58/59 LINC had a HOLLEY 4V. MERC used all three carbs. I was just a s s-u-ming that the gentleman has a HOLLEY, but it may be that it is a replacement carb.

Can you post the List No. (from the carb air inlet flange) to be certain what we are working with?
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Old 08-21-2008, 01:43 PM
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Exclamation Here we go-



Above is an excerpt from the 49/59 FORD MPC showing a BIRD (character S) was available with either a HOLLEY or a FORD 4100.
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Old 08-22-2008, 06:04 AM
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yes, it is a holley and no it has never been changed.
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Old 08-22-2008, 12:39 PM
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What year and engine do you have? The Holley has a number on the airhorn. Post all the numbers and we can get you the exact part number (the choke covers are not all the same). Note that no 1960 Thunderbirds came with a Holley (maybe you have more than one bird?). Hawkrod
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