_I suspect the current installed gaskets are either the wrong gaskets, installed improperly or are missing a metal shim according to a few diagrams. Would anyone know the correct part #'s or their replacements? It is the original Carter carb. Thanks in advance. Joe

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Comment by Tony and Ginny 429 on September 24, 2017 at 10:42pm
You want no vacuum leaks from any of the carb hose connections
Check the vacuum advance diagram for leaking air and that the pvc valve is clean and rattling and a tight fit

Comment by Tony and Ginny 429 on September 24, 2017 at 10:36pm
Your welcome
Enjoy your better running car with the correct gasket sequence

Comment by Jason Edge on September 24, 2017 at 7:04pm

The 60034 is the Carter AFB Gasket. It takes one above and one below the carb to manifold insulator. (The 6770 is the Rochester 4GC gasket.. it also takes one above and one below the insulator).  Both are a thick paper material. The Carter AFB will not idle correctly without the shim. (see note from the shop manual below). 
I currently have one 60034 Carter AFB gasket new in the package for $5. I have the shim for $15. I can ship the one gasket and ship 2 to 3 day Priority to US destinations for $7 for a total of $22. If you need the 2 gaskets, I should have more in by mid week. Shoot me an email to jasonedge@nc.rr.com.

Comment by joe duran on September 24, 2017 at 4:26pm

Thanks much. I found 2 replacement part #'s though. 1) Felpro 9770and Felpro 60034are they both paper or metal impregnated. thanks again.

Comment by Russ Austin on September 24, 2017 at 3:58pm

I have the tin plate, but I am on a vacation for a week. the gaskets are the same btw.

The tin plate is there to keep the exh gas off of the base of the carb.  The carb has 2 holes drilled into the base of the carb, so it will nit idle without the tin plate.

Comment by joe duran on September 24, 2017 at 3:31pm

Thank you so much Tony and Ginny.I've since found his diagram. So there are actually four pieces in between carb and intake? would you have any suggestion on where I could locater a shim? Can you also recall if the both gaskets above and below spacer are the same part #'s? Thanks again. Joe 

Comment by Tony and Ginny 429 on September 24, 2017 at 2:37pm
You do need the the metal sim for the Carter carb to perform correctly
The carb can get overheated if the shim is not present as it is a heat shield and can cause problems with correct fuel delivery
The fact that hot exhaust gases run thru the intake in our year cars is what causes the carb heat issue that requires the metal shim



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