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I HAVE AN 82 F-100 FORD PICK-UP WITH A STRIGHT 6 1B CARB. I PUT A NEW CARB BUT ITS SPILLING GAS AND THROWING BLACK SMOKE WHEN I START IT HOW CAN I ADJUST THE FLOT AND MIXTURES CAN YOU HELP ME THANK YOU JESSE

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You probably have a Carter carb. The metal tag on the top, held on by one of the screws should say YF/YFA. If so, you need to remove all the screws on the top and you will see the float. It should be .78 inches from the bottom(about 3/4 inch). I doubt being new that the float needs adjusted though. If it sat on the shelf long the float might be sticking. You will need to tap lightly (maybe using a wrench, or small hammer).
The idle mixture screw is in the front bottom of the carb but it has a limiter cap on it. It shouldn't really need adjusted either

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