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Fix ya has been incredible. before i ask my question i would just like to again thank the entire staff of trained professionals here at fix ya. My car would be nothing right now if not for all your help. now my question is what carb is supposed to be on my 1982 lincoln continental 302 5L. i was told that it has been swapped from the original on so if anyone knows the proper barb that would be great

Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 12-04-2021

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\015\012Regarding the original carb for your 302, I am pretty sure that your car came originally fitted with a 'variable venturi' carburetor. However, there were 3 different types of VV carbs in 82. There was the VV with a throttle position sensor, a VV without a TPS, and a third one if you had the overdrive transmission. "7200 series" Ford carbs, I think.
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\015\012The VV carbs that I have personally been involved with are kind of a pain. If your car is running fine, there is no real advantage of changing back to the VV carb, in my opinion.
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