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Glad to hear it was the cause and good job!

Originally Posted by mooney265 View Post
I did just that [removed blade and took to trusty radiator shop around the corner - - $10]... reassembled and huge difference! I also put a thin silicon sleeve around the idle adjustment screw tip. Bench tested the idle screw and was able to eliminate 80% of the air flow with the screw all the way in.

That's right, there is still air passing around the screw when it's all the way in...

Reassembled and was able to get my idle all the way down to below 400 rpm's with the idle screw when fully warm [with more room to go...]. Of course I raised it up to 900. then, had to lean the idle mixture a bit [due to lack of air], and all is well!
" Porsche there is no substitute" I always liked that saying. Air cooled is the only way to go!
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76 Blazer also restored by me
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