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does any one know if those external adj float seats are avail, i saw the viedo that Dr Dick made, i need one, i have had the float off my 64 prolly 8 or 10 times
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I thought the Doc said he made that one.
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^^^ he did..or was he showing how you could make your own?
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If the good Doc replies do what he sez but,,,,,,,, I made one a while back like this. Put the fuel valve in your lathe and turn the hex down to .437. Either run a 7/16-20 die down the existing thread or pick up the thread and single point it to match. I took a pc. of hex stock and made a new nut to fit it. Or you could take a 7/16-20 nut and face it off to about an 1/8" long. Put it all back together with a new gasket and set your float to 1". this will be a starting point.
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in oct 2016 i made a how-to post describing making the adjustable dc linkert / s&s early / all L series. i cant find it. but here are the pics.


https://photos.app.goo.gl/uZqkdgSiJwJeZRpE8

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On October 1st I took the pictures I guess I was planning on posting it but maybe I didn't. A sandwich, a pickle, and a rerun of Pulp Fiction may have gotten in the way.
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I think this is it.

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i should have known he didn't use hex bar stock for the nut,but it is available https://www.mcmaster.com/stock/shape~hex-bar/
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