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Technical: Finishes
“MS” (MS), Kurt Melancon (KM), Stan Diener (SD), and Roger Meinke (RM)

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1952-1956 K and KH

CARBURATOR AND PARTS

 
Park Parkerized
Cad Cadmium plated
Chrome Chromium plated
Polish Polished
Black Painted black
Silver Painted high-temp silver
Color Painted the same color as tank and fenders
None No finishing required
NOTE: REP PART# is merely representative
REP PART# DESCRIPTION 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 Sources
27146-52 Carburetor body Black Black Black Black Black Palmer, Museum54
27219-36 Air intake shaft stop Cad Cad Cad Cad Cad MS, Palmer
993 Air intake disc screw (2) Cad Cad Cad Cad Cad MS, Palmer
27235-52 Air intake lever & shaft Cad Cad - - - MS, Palmer
27235-54 Air intake lever & shaft - - Cad Cad Cad MS, Palmer
1001 Air intake lever screw Cad Cad - - - SD
27260-49 Throttle lever Cad Cad Cad Cad Cad MS, Palmer
27267-49 Carburetor throttle lever arm Cad Cad Cad Cad Cad MS, Palmer
2632 Throttle lever arm screw (2) Cad Cad Cad Cad Cad MS, Palmer
27297-52 High speed needle valve Note 1 Cad/Park Cad/Park Cad/Park Cad/Park Cad/Park MS, RM, SD, Palmer
27325-33 Idle hole body plug Cad Cad Cad Cad Cad MS, Palmer
27327-24 Carburetor passage plug (3) none none none none none KM
27339-52 Low speed needle valve Note 2 Cad/Park Cad/Park Cad/Park Cad/Park Cad/Park MS, RM, SD, Palmer
27370-52 Bowl complete none none none none none KM, SD, Palmer
27375-29 Bowl lock nut Cad Cad Cad Cad Cad MS, Palmer
27377-39 Carburetor drain plug Note 3 Cad Cad - - - KM, SD
27383-11 Float lever pin Cad Cad Cad Cad Cad KM
27390-33 Bowl valve cover cap Cad Cad Cad Cad Cad MS, Palmer
27424-48 Carburetor fastening bolt (4) Note 4 Cad Cad Cad Cad Cad MS, Palmer
27433-54A Carb support & nut Note 5 Park Park Park Park Park DH
27434-56 Carburetor support nut Note 6 - - - - Cad DH
7130 Lockwasher Note 7 Park Park Park Park Park DH
7789 Carburetor support nut Park Park Park Park Park DH, RM, SD
27450-36 Carburetor control wire block Cad Cad Cad Cad Cad SD
1062 Carburetor control wire screw Cad Cad Cad Cad Cad SD
Note  1 Several examples of this part in either Cad or Park finish are known
Note  2 Several examples of this part in either Cad or Park finish are known
Note  3 This part is listed in the parts books but very few have been observed in real life on K Models
Note  4 This part is illustrated in the Inlet Pipes section.
Note  5 This part is illustrated in the Inlet Pipes section. 1956 only includes the 27434-56 nut. See, Technical:Inlet Pipes
Note  6 This part is illustrated in the Inlet Pipes section. It is a “nut-bolt”. The illustration is incorrect - the part should be flipped horizontally, and placed on the other side of the Carb support. See, Technical:Inlet Pipes
Note  7 This part is illustrated in the Inlet Pipes section. The part number is INCORRECT - it should be 7045. See, Technical:Inlet Pipes

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