Gorgeous car. Very, very cool. It seems all the conversation related to bog has been surrounding the carburetor. That may very well be correct. But if the P.O. had it rebuilt, and the problem persists, I think I'd take a look at the ignition timing. Before you invest in a kit, investigate the accelerator pump linkage for clearance as noted above, then pick up a timing light and see if the timing curve is correct. I know you're new to all this, but when the time comes we can all help with the timing investigation. Again, you have scored big, both with the car, and with finding the best car community on the net.