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Originally posted by mramc mramc wrote:

Yep, The 1969 RBS is the odd sock of the lot. The accelerator pump shaft has a weird size different from before or after , so the universal kit you'll probably get will not have all the right parts. Most of them but there are not for the odd year. I hope you get the right kit. But if you find the pump and one or two other parts are not right drop me a PM . The kit is available from the outfit in MO. that picked up all the old Carter one and two barrel parts Edelbrock did not  want when they bought all the Carter four barrel stuff. I have to look up the outfit but last I heard they still had the right parts. What I did was I happen to find a rebuilt 1968 RBS redone on sale on EBAY and I replaced my RBS with that one . It was listed for a 1968 199 American but it worked perfectly on my 232 - 1969 Javelin. LRDaum 

Interesting. The 1969 also uses a throttle cable. (I have a 1969 199 American)....
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote mramc Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Apr/17/2018 at 10:15pm
purple 72Gremlin , your talking apples and oranges : The throttle has a cable but the accelerator is worked by kind of z shaped bar off the throttle linkage that pushes and pulls the accelerator pump up and down. It is a kind of Rube Goldberg arrangement. I'm talking accelerator pump. The shaft size for the pump for some reason unknown to common sense is a different diameter then just about every other RBS carburetor made. No idea why this is so , but the 1969 Carter RBS is an odd dog in that respect. LRDaum
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Im thinking this is the one I need.
http://www.carburetor-parts.com/Carter-RBS-Carburetor-Kit--1969-American-Motors_p_687.html

This is the other one I thought might be it:http://www.carburetor-parts.com/RBS-Carburetor-Rebuild-Kit_p_4613.html
And the suggested part with that kit:
http://www.carburetor-parts.com/Carter-RBS-Carburetor-Float_p_27.html
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Yes, The first one I believe . It has the larger accelerator pump shaft from looking at the picture. Just check and see that your RBS is a 1969 Carburetor. Some one could switched it like did. LRDaum
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