Originally Posted by jdcron
Hey cobalt327, Well as I said took the rebuilt Carb back, picked up another rebuilt Motorcraft, put it on found I had a problem. It was sucking air from the base where it bolted to the spacer I had on the intake. Took off the spacer double gasket between the intake and carb. Made a few adjustments and timed the engine and wolla, the engine purrs like a kitten on cat nip.
Thanks so very much for your help I learned a lot about carbs by missing with this.
Glad you found the problem. Vacuum leaks are one of the most common problems that catch guys out.