1966 to 1968 hemi carb. colors?

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Bishop0
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1966 to 1968 hemi carb. colors?

Postby Bishop0 » Thu Jul 22, 2010 6:29 pm

Hi Again All

During the 1966 to 1968 Hemi era, were any of the engines fitted with dark possibly black carbs?
If so which engines and why?

Thanks

mart
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Re: 1966 to 1968 hemi carb. colors?

Postby mart » Sun Jul 25, 2010 2:31 am

Not that I know of. Any and all of the stock and near-stock 426
Street Hemis that I've ever seen all had an natural aluminum
finish on their AFB carbs .. One possibility though - for a while
back in the '70's, Carter sold an 'aftermarket performance' version
of the AFB that had a black finish. Perhaps someone swapped
the stock Street Hemi AFB carvs for a pair the black colored
Carter aftermarket versions. I can't relaly see why though, unless
maybe original Jemi carbs were missing or something, because
there'd be no performance advantage whatsover to using the
Carter aftermarket AFBs over the stock originals.

mart
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