Success! Carb acquired. Installed. Engine tuned. Dry ran (out of the car) the engine, started up flawlessly within seconds. I have a little tweaking to do, but this baby is almost ready to roll.
And heres a movie of it firing up for the first time:
Tomorrow I put the gas tank/engine/cv joints in and give it a test run.
Someone recently told me that Squoot was the love child of "squee!" and "Woot!" SQUOOT!
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