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showbizkid
11-05-2006, 11:30 PM
I'm trying to figure out all the little detail parts I'm going to need for my engine - '63 259, 4-bbl, Flight-O-Matic - and the shop manual shows two springs attached to the throttle linkage: the throttle return spring that goes from the carb linkage to the intake manifold bracket, and a "bell crank return spring" that attaches from the bell crank to the valve cover -- ?

I do not currently have this "bell crank return spring" on my car. The illustration in the parts manual is ambiguous - it lists the spring as being used for a 63V, but does not list a bracket for it or really show where it attaches. Can anyone shed light on this?

Thanks!


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'63 F2/Lark Standard
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StudeDave57
11-06-2006, 12:02 AM
Clark~

I tried to post a pic of a '63 Cruiser for ya, but it didn't work!!! :( So here's a link to the only other engine pic I could find in which you can see two springs. I've got to warn you- this is just a shade different then your motor, but the idea is the same...

http://racingstudebakers.com/coppermine/displayimage.php?album=94&pos=5

No worries, I hope!!! The springs on this car are blue, BTW... don't let the ice on the blower and carb box distract/intimidate you!!! [:0] ;) :D

StudeDave [8D]
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San Diego, Ca

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'57 Commander 2dr 'Baby'
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showbizkid
11-06-2006, 02:05 AM
OK, that explains it all! Thanks Dave! [^]


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kmul221
11-06-2006, 07:51 AM
On my 63 289ci & 259ci the other spr. goes from the left rear valve cover nut.The spr. end attaches via a hole in the ignition wire holder under this nut then to the carb linkage

53k
11-06-2006, 09:30 PM
quote:Originally posted by hotwheels63r2

The rear spring goes from the bell crank to the valve cover. The other spring goes from the carb to a tab that fastens to the water outlet.

No problem finding these..

MIKE

Hopefully this pix illustrates what Mike is saying. This is a '64, but I think it's the same. The bellcrank return spring fastens through a small hole in the sparkplug wire clip on the valve cover on the lower end and through a hole on the throttle bellcrank lever near where the rod going to the carb fastens.
http://www.frontiernet.net/~thejohnsons/64%20Daytona%20Convertible/Throttle%20springs.JPG

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Paul Johnson
'53 Commander Starliner (since 1966)
'64 Daytona Wagonaire (original owner)
'64 Daytona Convertible (2006)
Museum R-4 engine

Roscomacaw
11-06-2006, 10:14 PM
And honestly, I think anything more than ONE spring to return the throttle is redundant. Heck - for '55 they used THREE springs on the throttle![}:)] It's YOUR foot that has to work against them all.;)

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