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PS-5C Pressure Carburetor

Vilhelm

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Does anyone here have experience with the Bendix Stromberg PS-5C Pressure Carburetor? I bought one on E-bay some time ago for my O-360 Lycoming. It was overhauled about 30 years ago, and had not been used since. It looks a rather complicated instrument, and I do not really understand how it works. The Carb looks like new, but ithas a number of diaphragms, and I am afraid they may have suffered or dryed out in all the years. I know the carb is obsolete, but maybe it is still possible to get spare parts, but where? Or are there people who overhaul these carburetors?
Or maybe the very best scheme, will be to lay it on the shelf as an item of interest and buy a new Ellison??
 

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