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KL Vacuum Guage

Post by trebot » Mon Aug 31, 2020 11:17 pm

Is there an existing hook-up point for a vacuum guage on a KL motor? I really don't want to drill hole in intake manifold or carb. Thanks

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Re: KL Vacuum Guage

Post by Bilge Rat » Tue Sep 01, 2020 6:20 am

Unless you're fortunate enough to have a later model with the closed crankcase breather like this picture, there's no way I know of to attach a vacuum gauge to the intake manifold. Drilling and tapping cast iron or aluminum is always risky of causing stress cracks.
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Re: KL Vacuum Guage

Post by mbigpops » Tue Sep 01, 2020 11:54 am

My KL single carb intake manifold has a small drain plug. No idea if you can use that.

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