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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-17-2021, 03:14 PM
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Posted By tubman
Re: Fuel problem on my '40

The way I read his post is that the loose screw was on the new carb, not the "leaker". Why else would he have to use his "angle screwdriver" to tighten it?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-17-2021, 08:37 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,027
Posted By tubman
Re: Fuel problem on my '40

I'm still betting it was a cracked, porous, or ill-fitting carb body. When and if you get enough time, it might be instructive to disassemble your old carb and give it a thorough inspection and see...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-15-2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,027
Posted By tubman
Re: Fuel problem on my '40

The more I hear about this, the less I think I was grasping at straws. A new carb should fix it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-14-2021, 04:15 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,027
Posted By tubman
Re: Fuel problem on my '40

What's chances of a cracked or porous carb body casting? After a fresh assembly, everything is dry and proper and it runs fine; let it sit a while and the fuel seeps through somewhere and causes your...
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