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Re: Hesitation on Acceleration

To: David McNaughton <>
Subject: Re: Hesitation on Acceleration
From: David Ambrose <>
Date: Fri, 10 Dec 1999 22:31:08 -0800
        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.
> Thanks
> David
> 1973 B GT
> --
> Dr David M McNaughton
> Haddington  East Lothian
> Radio GM8 KOF

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