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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-17-2021, 09:44 AM
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Posted By rockfla
Re: Fuel problem on my '40

Good news!!! Go enjoy!!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-16-2021, 07:14 AM
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Posted By rockfla
Re: Fuel problem on my '40

Hope it works for you!!!! Fingers crossed!!!


Mike, just another thought....my frame of reference (so to speak) comes from our 32 and the Detroit Lubricator carb we had on it. It would perform...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-16-2021, 06:35 AM
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Posted By rockfla
Re: Fuel problem on my '40

Mike
My question was "AFTER" it sits for the magic "20 minute" period, NOT right after you start it and it runs fine and you shut it off. IF your plugs are both sooted over AND "WET WITH FUEL"...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-15-2021, 03:36 PM
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Posted By rockfla
Re: Fuel problem on my '40

Supertuner700
You took the thoughts right out of my brain.....was gonna ask IF he was sure his fuel pump was shutting down BUT he never complained about a low or run down battery!!!!




ALSO...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-12-2021, 02:37 PM
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Posted By rockfla
Re: Fuel problem on my '40

Sounds like a stuck float valve, trash in that seat or a bad float valve and seat!!! A total cleaning and rebuild for sure is in order IMO!!
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2021, 06:38 AM
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Posted By rockfla
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-07-2021, 01:58 PM
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Posted By rockfla
Re: Fuel problem on my '40

Were it me, sounds like a fuel pump & carburetor trip to the CharlieNY spa for a week or so long rejuvenation trip and remove that electric fuel pump and pressure regulator and install Charlie's...
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