1965 Mustang 289 carb rebuild
Boo has become the ghost of christmas presents, this ’65 is for a customers lucky wife.
This car came with the Autolite 2100 2 barrel. When opened up 46 years of goo had taken its toll. I had scraped a bunch of crud out before I remembered to grab a camera, but there was still plenty left to shoot.
Pulling the venturis and jets to chem dip
The carb was leaking a little fuel around the accel pump. Here’s why:
The eco valve was crap also. New on the left, old on the right.
So out of the dip, new parts and re-assembled, be careful with seats and jets. There is some really soft metal in here:
Setting the level on the new float valve:
Then a bunch of putting tiny, tiny gaskets, clips and screws back
Rebuild the choke:
and that is that. Put the choke and linkages back on the carb, clean off intake gaskets, and re-install the carb. Fuel has changed a lot since this car was last jetted. The latest generation of RFG has much less energy in it these days so stay tuned for tuning our newly cleaned piece.