Straight 6 250 | EGR Spacer needed

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  1. MSMLuna

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    I was replacing the gasket and ended up splitting the spacer where the bolt is. Need replacement
     
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    If it isn't needed to pass emissions, I'd just do away with it.
     
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    Would that work? It's got tubes attached to it and stuff
     
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    It isn't needed, not on engines before '73 or so.. BUT if you're not sure what the function of the tubes(feed from exhaust manifold) and stuff(vacuum lines)are, maybe better to replace it.
     
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    And the carburetor is just able to bolt onto the intake manifold?
     
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    Most engines used a solid spacer, maybe with vacuum tap under carb. When EGR was used usually it's spacer replaced the previous type. For a 250 I dunno if said spacer is necessary to set height or angle of carb mounting.
     
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    No it needs the adapter. The 250 RBS carb adapter has wider bolt pattern than the 170/200 carb adapter. If you want to do away with the EGR then you will need to plug the exhaust manifold

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    That helps a lot! Next question is where can I get that part and the plug for the exhaust manifold?
     
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    Got mine at the hardware store
     
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    The carb adapter?
     
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    You got the adapter at the store too?
     
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    You asked where I got the plug for the exhaust manifold and I said the hardware store. I got the carb adapter at the junkyard off a 71 Maverick Grabber with a 250 inline six.
     

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