Carburetor Drill Bits - MustangForums.com


Go Back   MustangForums.com > Ford Mustang Tech > Classic Mustangs (Tech) > Classic Mustang General Discussion
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?
Search


Classic Mustang General Discussion Make your non-Technical threads/posts in here.

Carburetor Drill Bits

Reply
 
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 04-19-2010, 02:16 PM   #1
urban_cowboy
5th Gear Member
 
urban_cowboy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Vehicle: '69 Mustang Mach1
Location: Texas Hill Country
Posts: 2,100
Default Carburetor Drill Bits

I am looking for some precision drill bits (.030-.1 or so) for drilling carburetor air bleeds and verifying orifice sizes. I found some made by Barry Grant. Do you guys have any ideas or recommendations for finding some?
__________________

"Yeah, were runnin a little bit hot tonight. I can barely see the road from the heat comin' off of it." Van Halen
12.20sec 1/4mi @ 115.50mph
http://www.hardtohandleracing.com
urban_cowboy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-19-2010, 09:12 PM   #2
THUMPIN455
5th Gear Member
 
THUMPIN455's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Vehicle: Too many to list, 30+
Location: Marquette Mi
Posts: 3,566
Default

I got a set of numbered bits from CarQuest here in town, they were around $95. Check with the local stores.
__________________
POD and Cougar progress pics:
71 Pit of Despair Mustang
67 Cougar

THUMPIN455 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-20-2010, 10:12 AM   #3
Kotobuki
3rd Gear Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Vehicle: 2006 Ford Mustang GT
Location: Texas
Posts: 671
Default

I do work on wargaming models and have picked up a number of precision drill bits from a local model train shop. It's a $2.50 for usually a pair of bits in a bag, manufactured by Walthers. Check for train or hobby stores in your area. This should be a link to a search that shows a portion of their range of precision bits. They do from size 43 to 80, which is .089 down to .014. These bits are the ones I use for hand drilling in a pin vise. They also offer a range of High Speed Steel and Carbon drill bits that run from size 50 to size 80. Here is a search result for, apparently, all of their drill bits.

Last edited by Kotobuki; 04-20-2010 at 10:16 AM.
Kotobuki is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-20-2010, 10:12 AM
MustangForums
Ford Mustang




Paid Advertisement

 
 
 
Reply

Tags
030, barry, bit, bits, carb, carborator, carbs, carburetor, dril, drill, grant, numbered, orifice, precision, walthers

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump

 
Advertising
Featured Sponsors
Vendor Directory
New Sponsors
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:28 PM.>

© Internet Brands, Inc.


This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. Ford® is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company
Emails Backup