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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-02-2013, 09:48 AM
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Posted By JBohannon
Re: Who Can Diagnose THIS Total Mystery? Win A Prize?

sgwilson, I do not know if the brass fuel line is causing the problem but I can say I had the same problem and yes my fuel line was copper. Joe B.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 02-01-2013, 01:24 PM
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Posted By JBohannon
Re: Who Can Diagnose THIS Total Mystery? Win A Prize?

sgwilson, Can you tell me the measurement of the closest point the fuel line is to exhaust or manifold. Thanks, Joe B.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-29-2013, 02:11 PM
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Posted By JBohannon
Re: Who Can Diagnose THIS Total Mystery? Win A Prize?

As several of us has had you can have vaporlock for a few reasons regardless of outside temperature. As I stated before I had a fuel line too close to the exhaust line and it caused vapor lock. Check...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-28-2013, 08:53 PM
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Posted By JBohannon
Re: Who Can Diagnose THIS Total Mystery? Win A Prize?

SGWilson, in your original thread you mentioned this "Pulling the choke rod out about two-thirds of the way (flooding it with gas) will cause it to sputter a little less and limp a little farther."...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-27-2013, 09:13 PM
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Posted By JBohannon
Re: Who Can Diagnose THIS Total Mystery? Win A Prize?

If indeed pulling the choke out helps some for a while it sure seems to me you may have a vapor lock. I still say check gasline getting too much heat from exhaust.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 01-27-2013, 02:37 PM
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Posted By JBohannon
Re: Who Can Diagnose THIS Total Mystery? Win A Prize?

Check to see if at any point your fuel line is very close to the manifold or exhaust pipe. You could be getting heat from their at any outside temp which might cause vaporlocking.
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