Question about Ford 2n, 9n, 8n Tractor Left Taillight Tail Light

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Hello tractor gods, i have replaced the fuel bowl fitting complete,rebuilt the carb,new points,condenser,cap, roader and coil (6v),plugs everything set to spec. checked the cap vent and i am getting proper flow at the carb drain screw. i can hold my hand over the carb air inlet and it will fire to start but just won't catch and start running. the carb settings are that of a 8n which i assume are the same for all the n models, what i did do is hook the battery with neg. grd and then realized that was wrong and changed it to positive grd. i have a good blue/white spark at all 4 plugsand have cleaned all electrical connections and they now do not get hot when cranking. when hand is over carb it draws good enough to give you a hickey. any help would be great.Joe

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The screw on the side of the carb controls air not fuel. dont know if this helps you but worked on mine

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