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Old 08-05-2010, 06:21 PM
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Can anyone ID this part? carb maybe?

I was told its a carb but doesn't look like one to me unless its missing lot of parts Any idea what this is?






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Old 08-05-2010, 07:49 PM
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That`s not a carb, that`s a ignition system of some kind.
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Looks like part of an old tractor ignition magneto drive housing, 1920's-1960-ish. It isn't a carb, for sure.

A carb may have mounted to it as part of a speed governor hookup, but it isn't a carb part per se.
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hmmm I figured it was pretty old, found it on a property with a ton of old car parts and other misc stuff
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Distributor housing for flathead Ford. Driven off front of cam.
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wow thanks man I just did an ebay search and yep it matches up

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/1932-...Q5fAccessories
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