One easy thing to check is the oil in the carb dashpots. If that is low
or empty, then the car will stumble on accelerating.
David McNaughton wrote:
> Again a cry for advice from the MG community!
> My 1973 MGBGT (1800) has recently been very hesitant on acceleration
> from tickover and needs to be "coaxed" with the accelerator. It runs
> just fine when cold and with the choke pulled out! I also notice that
> this evening the tickover has dropped way low and the car stalls.
> I guess that I need to tune the carbs - any advice before I try this
> would be very much appreciated.
> 1973 B GT
> Dr David M McNaughton
> Haddington East Lothian
> Radio GM8 KOF