1984 Carburetor


Savannah

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HI I recently bought a 1985 Ford Ranger in great condition (pictured below) It doesn't run very well in the cold though and it has been suggested to me it will run better with a carburetor that has no electric parts (the issue is not the choke). Does anyone have any suggestions about where to look for these parts:

1984 or earlier Ford Ranger truck or Bronco with a 2.8 motor: carburetor, and ignition distributor, duraspark box and the connector between the distributor and the box (good used condition)

Im also looking for an accelerator cable for this vehicle


Cheers,

Savannah
 


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I don't remember eve seeing a 2.8 without a feedback carb( I worked at a dealer from 75-17) but if you get the parts from a 2.8 Mustang II or 79 Mustang you should be able to graft them on. I have a 78 Mustang 2.8 carb that I built and never used because I found a 4 barrel manifold for the project. You could try Gary Baum at Second Generation Mustang in Pa. ,Phil Schmitt at Mustang II Specialty Shop in Alabama, or Connecticut Mustang.
 

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You can use a carb and points distributor from a 1974 Pinto. I got mine running on that and then swapped it to a 1978/79? duraspark system. The swap info is in the tech section ...

You can get all the connectors for less then $20 here

 


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