Carburetor barrel meaning

Carburetor barrel definition

The tube-like part of the vehicle through which air flows and is mixed with vaporized fuel. The choke butterfly valve is located at the top of the carburetor barrel, and the throttle valve is located at the bottom. Midway through, the barrel narrows, and this part is called the venturi . Carburetors can have one, two, or four barrels.

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