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Repair or replace broken carburetor

I started restoring my 1927 Star "R" car six that been in storage for 21 years. It appears that the throat in the Zenith carburetor broke at the throat that enters in intake manifold when I opened it. I think the throat had ceased inside the body. I had soaked the carb in solvent overnight and with WD-40. Is the throat cracked? If so should I attempt to do a machine shop repair or purchase a good replacement carb. If getting a another carb is the best option, any suggestions of which carb and whom to contact to purchase one.

Engine SN: 14L50187.

I will attempt to unload some photos BELOW.

Your assistance if appreciated,

Dan Back
Yuba City, CA


Where Are You From? Yuba City, CA

Do You own a car built by Durant? 1927 Star "R" car six

Re: Repair or replace broken carburetor

It sure looks broken to me. I'd take it to a machinist. If that's just a sleeve, he could make a new one.

Also, I posted the contact info in the restoration recommendations section for a carburetor rebuilder that did an excellent job on my carb.

Where Are You From? North of San Francisco

Do You own a car built by Durant? 1925 Star

Re: Repair or replace broken carburetor

Isn't that a Ford A Zenith carb ??

Per Carb Mans site in Links .. Star 6 cyl should be Carter for 26 or Carter / Tillotson for 27

1926 4 Tillotson R-1E

1926 4 Tillotson R-1F

1926 6 Carter DR0

1927 4 Tillotson R-1H

1927 4 M Tillotson T-1A

1927 4 M2 Tillotson R-6A

1927 4 M2 (Export) Tillotson R-6AF

1927 6 Carter DRO

1927 6 Carter DRH-0

1927 6 R (Export) Tillotson R-4AF

1927 6 R Tillotson SE-1C

1927 6 R Tillotson SE-1A

1927 6 R Tillotson R-4A

1927 6 R Tillotson T-2A

1927 6 R Tillotson SE-1B

Where Are You From? Ottawa Ont

Do You own a car built by Durant? Dominion built 1932 614 Sedan


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