I have been using small stainless screws. It's been a while since I bought
any, but I believe I found them at Lowes. I also use Locktite instead of
upsetting the ends. The other nice thing is these screws have phillips
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Subject: [oletrucks] carb choke screws
> I'm working thru my Rochester 2-bbl restoration and had to take the choke
> shaft out. It is held in with 2 small brass screws, staked in place, and
of course I
> damaged one getting it out.
> I was surprised to find that none of the parts places in town carry these,
> rebuild kit that I got from one of the old truck mail order vendors
doesn't include them.
> Where can I get these small brass screws?
> Most small screws general use screws that I might find at a hardware store
> probably be too soft.
> I don't really have a tool to restake these in place; is there anything
else I can do to
> hold them in? Is there a Loctite that will do the job? The last thing I
want is to
> have one vibrate loose and head down the engine.
> Any suggestions would be appreciated.
> Mark Noakes
> oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
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