Jeff, I am thinking of putting Grose jets in my stock Bugeye to
eliminate the infrequent but massive float bowl flooding. Are you
saying they were no better in that regard?
----- Original Message -----
From Jeff Boatright <jboatri at emory.edu>
To: DuhCaddyhm <email@example.com>
Sent: November 7, 2000 8:23 AM
Subject: Re: "On the road again ..."
> The BB was probably part of the float check-valve system called
> Grose Jet. It's not original to the design. Some people swear by
> them, other swear at them. I've tried them and saw no difference
> performance. If your ball came out of the Grose Jet, you may
> mixture problems as the bowls may be allowed to fill too high
> fuel. This may be one of many problems!
> At 9:14 PM -0800 11/6/00, DuhCaddyhm wrote:
> >Hi everyone!
> >THANKS for all the help and suggestions on getting my Midget
> >Most of it I'd already tried, but with a combination of things
> >got it running and drove it around today for a while!!! First
> >three months!
> >The timing is out 180, but when I had switched wires before,
> >happened. This weekend I rebuilt both carbs ..... 1/4 inch of
> >in the float bowls and a general mess all over. Even found a
> >bearing (like a little BB) in one of the float bowls! Put the
> >back on this morning, adjusted them, and still wouldn't start.
> >switching the plug wires again .... and wah lah ... started
> >So, between that and the carbs, it's going! At least I did
> >get all the little stuff done that I'd been putting off. Next
> >paint job!
> >Again, thanks!
> >'74 Midget
> >'65 Midget
> >'65 MG-1100
> Jeffrey H. Boatright, PhD
> Assistant Professor, Emory Eye Center, Atlanta, GA, USA
> Senior Editor, Molecular Vision, http://www.molvis.org/molvis