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    So spent some time on Saturday with my mechanic looking over the existing Weber setup, the rebuilt Zeniths, and a box of parts that came with my car when I purchased it. Two issues: missing parts #2 and #17 (if anyone has them, I'm interested) and part #7, lever-shaft assembly is slightly different in the diagram compared to what I have. Also, if anyone has a photo of what the factory setup should look like (with air cleaner housing removed) Screen Shot 2019-02-11 at 9.35.50 AM (2).png IMG_3073.JPG , I would be very appreciative. Thanks!
     
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    I have my removed Zenith carbs in a box in my basement. Have been wondering what to do with them. I can take a look for the parts you note above and let you know if they are 1) there, and 2) in decent shape.
     
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    Thanks autokunst! That would be terrific. I can always have the Cad plating redone...
     
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    Oh yes - you'd need to for these parts, I think. The carbs were taken off the car for a reason. ;)
     
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    I get it! Luckily I have a Porsche restoration shop near me that routinely sends out batches for plating; I can sneak parts in...
     
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    I checked my Zenith box. I do not have parts #2 or #17 either. And the #7 shaft I have is different as well. Mine has no kinks in it - dead straight. Sorry.
     
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    No worries; thanks for looking!
     
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    I think the straight or kinked versions are for different engine sizes.

    I have a few of them, but located in Europe. let me have a look what I have (and need myself)
     
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    US coupes have a vacuum dashpot to slow the closing of the throttle rod to reduce emissions, that is the flat arm across from the ball. I have seen both types but that is the only difference, either will work.
     
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    Not sure if they are still available but the plastic end cups in the cross over linkage were replaceable. I got some a couple of years ago for a 2800 CS that I restored.


    06 Ball joint 2 13211250903 $1.57
     
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    Thanks everyone. Spoke w/ Carl at La Jolla yesterday; he had the two brackets as well as the nylon cups...
     
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    Just wanted to reiterate my request for some reference images; looking for pics of an original Zenith setup (w/ air box removed, if possible) to guide my project. Thanks!
     
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    Never apologize for a #7 straight shaft...
     
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