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    Mercury 1994 2.0L 150 (continued)

    Finally got the power head back on, so working on the intake now. Planning on some CCMS reeds and maybe some stuffers. Don't want to make any significant mods. Looking for reliability and regular gas. Should have enough power for the 17 foot CVX-17.

    The question is what do people use for the 60 little screws (#8x32x1/4") for securing the reeds? The ones I'm taking off are not that great so want to put new ones on with the new reeds. I find it hard to believe that anyone would use the OEM ones for the price they are going for. Plus if their heads are the same as what I am and taking off, just regular screws would seem better. Do people use stainless or just plated? ...and do they go phillips or torx?

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    Not sure of size screw but is Phillips stock and stainless , very very little torque required so use of stock screws is normal, have never had one break or strip , add little blue and just a snug. to tite will warp Reed and not seal as good

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    Go to an industrial fastner store and get torx heads.

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    OK and 18-8 Stainless or 316?

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    All 6 reed blocks now have the new CCMS reeds secured to them. The reed plate is pretty clean, but I was thinking a final washing in the dishwasher was a good idea. Could this hurt the plate or the dishwasher in any way?

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    Well I tried the dishwasher. It worked pretty decently. It still left a few pieces of old gasket on that needed to be scraped off and didn't clean the threads as well as I would have liked, but was worth the try... and no adverse effects to the part or dishwasher as I can tell.

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    Plate gasket goes on dry with no sealant anywhere, even between reed blocks, even with stuffers, correct?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Glastron1987 View Post
    Plate gasket goes on dry with no sealant anywhere, even between reed blocks, even with stuffers, correct?
    Correct

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    Stuffers look positioned right? The curved corner toward the bleed check valve on each?
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    That is correct.

    I installed them last weekend. I first tightened down all bolts holding the reed cages and then tried to fit the intake on the front half. Couldn't get all the stuffers to fit in the front half. What worked for me was to loosen the bolts holding the reed cages a little, then fit and mount the intake on the front half and then tighten the bolts holding the reed blocks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RoyE View Post
    That is correct.

    I installed them last weekend. I first tightened down all bolts holding the reed cages and then tried to fit the intake on the front half. Couldn't get all the stuffers to fit in the front half. What worked for me was to loosen the bolts holding the reed cages a little, then fit and mount the intake on the front half and then tighten the bolts holding the reed blocks.
    This is the correct way to install reeds , Intake 1st then Reed cage bolts

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    Thanks guys, that's good to know. Hopefully soon I'll be doing that.

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    Any advice before rebuilding the carbs? I have the kits all set to go. They are WMH-31's.

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    Not really , just take ur time and make sure float set rite on EA one

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    Anyone use loctite on any of the screws during a carb rebuild?

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