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Old 08-07-2020, 08:40 PM   #1
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Can anybody identify this carb. It has 4 screws holding it together
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Old 08-07-2020, 09:14 PM   #2
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It is a marvel scheibler sold by western auto, sears, etc back in the aftermarket replacement days. Decent carbs but not typically any parts available for them .
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Old 08-07-2020, 10:05 PM   #3
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Renner's corner has rebuild kits...

https://rennerscorner.com/carburetor.html

scroll down to RC-9590 AL
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Early '29 CCPU that had a 4-speed, but not any more.......in the family since '62
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Old 08-08-2020, 09:52 AM   #4
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I believe Jim Bullock rebuilds them.



https://jmacarbs.com/
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Old 08-08-2020, 09:56 AM   #5
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Old 08-09-2020, 07:36 AM   #7
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It is a marvel scheibler sold by western auto, sears, etc back in the aftermarket replacement days. Decent carbs but not typically any parts available for them .
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Iíve been told Ford sold these too as replacements before the Tillotsons
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Old 08-09-2020, 09:18 AM   #8
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A very good carburetor in my opinion. I have one on my car and I like it better in all respects over the Zenith.
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Old 08-09-2020, 09:22 AM   #9
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A very good carburetor in my opinion. I have one on my car and I like it better in all respects over the Zenith.

Just bought a Marvel, should be here fairly soon. Is it a direct swap for a Zenith? Gas line, GAV/Choke rod, Throttle rod all line up and correct length?
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Old 08-09-2020, 09:33 AM   #10
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Just bought a Marvel, should be here fairly soon. Is it a direct swap for a Zenith? Gas line, GAV/Choke rod, Throttle rod all line up and correct length?

The Marvel carburetor was a popular replacement carburetor for the model A and was a direct replacement part .
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Old 08-09-2020, 10:03 AM   #11
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Just bought a Marvel, should be here fairly soon. Is it a direct swap for a Zenith? Gas line, GAV/Choke rod, Throttle rod all line up and correct length?
The gas line must be adjusted a little. I made up a new gas line from a length of hydraulic brake line. The GAV and throttle are OK.
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Old 08-09-2020, 10:07 AM   #12
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The only problem according to Jim Bullock is there are no replacement floats available.
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Old 08-09-2020, 10:07 AM   #13
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The gas line must be adjusted a little. I made up a new gas line from a length of hydraulic brake line. The GAV and throttle are OK.

I do not have the knowledge/tools to do that, would prefer to purchase. Anyone know where I can purchase a Fuel Line for a Marvel for a late 30 CCPU (glass fuel Strainer bowl)?
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Old 08-09-2020, 10:36 AM   #14
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Thanks for the help all, I finally found the info, different line not needed just needs reforming., but need an adapter fitting where the gas line fits to the Marvel.


http://rennerscorner.com/carburetor.html
item RC-9288-FLA

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Old 08-09-2020, 10:36 AM   #15
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The fitting from the gas line to the carburetor fuel inlet is a little different from either Zenith or Tillotson.
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Old 08-09-2020, 11:48 AM   #16
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Attached are photos from the 1948 Sears catalog showing the carburetor and the price for the core Zenith that they want in exchange. Not sure what they did with the Zeniths that they got as they don't seem to be selling them in the catalog.
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Old 08-09-2020, 01:28 PM   #17
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I thought you might be interested in reading this web page discussion on FB from 2015:

https://www.fordbarn.com/forum/showt...ferrerid=16136
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Old 08-09-2020, 05:34 PM   #18
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bought the carb from Jim Bullock, so emailed him, was amazed when I got a reply today/Sunday. His carbs are already set up to be a direct swap for teh Zenith. So no special gas line fitting or GAV Needle driver required - plug and play.
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Old 08-10-2020, 12:14 AM   #19
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Marvel-Scheibler is a good carb company.
They were used for many decades for light aircraft applications.
I don't see Tillys or Zeniths flying around...just saying

I'm using a 1932 Zenith (for Model B) right now, otherwise I would go for the M-S.
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