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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-05-2014, 09:02 AM
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Posted By Mike51Merc
Re: Heat riser crossover?

Carb icing can happen on any carb, it's just a bit more serious on a plane (you think?). It's not about low air temps, it's about humidity condensing on the cold carb.

I'm a snowmobiler and my...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-04-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,737
Posted By Mike51Merc
Re: Heat riser crossover?

You have to remember that the carb is a self cooling object. What I mean is that the venturi action cools the carb down, regardless of weather and engine heat. Carb icing is a serious problem on...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-03-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 21
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Posted By Mike51Merc
Re: Heat riser crossover?

The idea is to warm up the manifold itself, so the gas doesn't condense from vapor into puddles. Warming the manifold sooner is a good idea regardless of the volatility of the fuel used. When pennies...
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