Carb spacer on the GTE 427?

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Re: Carb spacer on the GTE 427?

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Phil wrote:
06 Apr 2019, 13:54
Sign me up for one! Thx.
Phil
Ok that’s the last one.
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Re: Carb spacer on the GTE 427?

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68 hertz wrote:
06 Apr 2019, 15:21
Phil wrote:
06 Apr 2019, 13:54
Sign me up for one! Thx.
Phil
Ok that’s the last one.
Phil give me your address in a pm ill mail it
Randy ,Syracuse NY

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Re: Carb spacer on the GTE 427?

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Bent tabs and stamped,will go out tomorrow.[CCCGallery][/CCCGallery]
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Re: Carb spacer on the GTE 427?

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I got mine today, is very nice, it is very heavy metal and is top notch work. I do appreciate it 100%. I’m going to put it on the GT-E this weekend and I will take some pictures and update right here!
1968 GT-E 427 Standard
1968 Two Tone Standard 302
1969 XR7 428 CJ Q Code
1969 XR7 428 CJ R Code

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Re: Carb spacer on the GTE 427?

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Chris did put your plate on, was there any performance increase or is it just a cosmetic thing, I noticed on FE fanatics a pictorial of the plate showing one of the gaskets being bonded to the 1/4 “spacer and the center area trimmed up to match its shape which makes more sense than the center area of the gasket flapping in the breeze.
Randy ,Syracuse NY

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Re: Carb spacer on the GTE 427?

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ImageI found this at Carlisle this summer the seller thought it was another used gasket.
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67 XR7 6.5 liter auto AC tilt pdb ps thermactor vinyl roof console SS wheels lime frost

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Re: Carb spacer on the GTE 427?

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Wow, nice find. 🙂
1968 Cougar XR7 GT-E
W-code 427E
Nordic Blue / Dark Blue Leather
sold thru David Bricker L-M; Hollywood, CA

1968 Cougar XR7 6.5 Litre
S-code 390 GT
Nordic Blue / Dark Blue Vinyl

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Re: Carb spacer on the GTE 427?

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68 hertz wrote:
06 Apr 2019, 15:21
Phil wrote:
06 Apr 2019, 13:54
Sign me up for one! Thx.
Phil
Ok that’s the last one.
Can you send the computer file (drawing file) used?

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Re: Carb spacer on the GTE 427?

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I had them made , I don’t have that info and I don’t think he’ll give it up, I don’t think he’ll make just one but I’ll see what I can do.
Randy ,Syracuse NY

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Re: Carb spacer on the GTE 427?

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Randy, if you can convince him to make additional spacers, I'm in!
1968 Cougar XR7 GT-E
W-code 427E
Nordic Blue / Dark Blue Leather
sold thru David Bricker L-M; Hollywood, CA

1968 Cougar XR7 6.5 Litre
S-code 390 GT
Nordic Blue / Dark Blue Vinyl

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