[TR] TR6 ZS Carb/Timing Questions

David Friedlander forzion7 at gmail.com
Sat Jan 24 19:36:44 MST 2015


A great technical resource:


'59 TR3A

On Sat, Jan 24, 2015 at 8:13 PM, William Brewer <wsb1960tr3a at att.net> wrote:

>     I am trying to get my TR6 back on the road. I can't seem to get the
> timing set right. I had the distributor rebuilt at advanced distributor. It
> runs much better, but the idle is really high with the idle adjustments
> backed all the way off. The engine starts and stops easily  and doesn't
> smoke.  We adjusted the chokes so they are off when they are supposed to
> be. The one thing that is confusing is that we removed the large vacuum
> hoses that connect the ZS carbs to the valve cover and the idle dropped 400
> rpms with those ports open. My friend and I both agreed that if the carbs
> were running rich then the engine would have been smoking when we revved it.
>      Any ideas or suggestions for the list?
>      Does anyone have a link to a basic "How to troubleshoot
> Zenith-Stromberg carburetors?
>      TIA,
>      -Bill Brewer
>      Tehachapi, CA
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