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updraft carburetor[′əp‚draft ′kär·bə‚rād·ər]
For a gasoline engine, a fuel-air mixing device in which both the fuel jet and the airflow are upward.
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A carburetor in which the air is sucked in from beneath, with the air flowing upward through the venturi.
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As we reported in the February 2012 issue of Aviation Consumer, Precision Airmotive developed a fuel injection system--essentially a downsized Bendix RSA constant flow design--but the Super Legend has a conventional updraft carburetor
rather than injection.
A small tank from a lawn mower was used to provide gravity feed gasoline to the updraft carburetor
, which was left untouched.
The pipe to the air cleaner was removed so a little gasoline could be poured down to prime the updraft carburetor
A 10-gallon cowl-mounted gasoline tank fed a Zenith updraft carburetor
and a forged steel three-main bearing crankshaft was used along with aluminum pistons.
Gravity feeds the gasoline to an updraft carburetor
. The heavy 4-speed truck transmission is apparently a General Motors unit with a lock-out lever that must be lifted to shift into reverse, which is toward the driver and down.