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PostPosted: Fri Sep 07, 2018 11:11 am 
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Looking for a lead to acquire a vacuum amplifier and the vacuum check valve for my Steward Vacuum tank.
I believe the Kingston vacuum booster will also work also.


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 07, 2018 5:39 pm 
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Jim, I have never seem this piece before. I remember the article, but have never seen one in use.


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 10, 2018 10:22 am 
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Here is an example. Note line to wipers.


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 10, 2018 3:11 pm 
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Thanks, I have seen pictures just don't know that I have seen the actual fitting. It could be made up with regular brass fittings, solder the hole shut and drill for #51. But that isn't what you ask for. I would ask Tom Myers if he has any, he should.


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 12, 2018 12:01 pm 
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Thanks for input. Good idea to modify a std. 1/8” fitting. Was planning on doing it, but I believe you may not need it if you use the vacuum amplifier.


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 12, 2018 2:10 pm 
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I think you would wind up with a very rough idle when the vacuum tank is drawing fuel without the small orifice. They call it an amplifier, but It think it actually restricts the hard vacuum lose that you would have without it.


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 14, 2018 11:02 am 
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Talking to fellow dodge owners and the claim that the standard fitting on tank is sufficient. It has the small orfice. I have located one.


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 14, 2018 12:17 pm 
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That one I have on a few tanks. I don't own anything with vacuum wipers so I guess that is why I have not seen the other fitting.


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 01, 2018 10:25 am 
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Found a Kingston Vacuum Amplifier in my “bone pile”. We all have a bone pile.
Do not know purpose of brass ball behind the brass orfice insert. Any ideas?
The orfice has been drilled to diameter greater than the #51 drill hole specified.
Can I fill hole will silver solder and redrill the orfice?


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