Ben, et. Al.,
While I tend to think that Keith is "right-on" with his ideas I couldn't
help but add the following:
You haven't by chance installed a non-vented gas cap have you? It seems a
long shot to me, but thought I would mention that if a vented cap is
replaced by a snug fitting non vented cap you could develop a "vacuum"
situation in your gas tank after a bit of driving.
Just an idea. Pundits are welcome to tell me why this is "logical
reasoning" of mine is off-base!
From: Keith Pennell [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Saturday, April 24, 2004 11:11 PM
To: RCT2BNC@aol.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: Re: Fuel starvation?
Sounds like a clog to me. It could be in the fuel pickup in the tank, the
screens in the fuel pump, or the screens in the carb intake lines. Do you
have a fuel filter in line somewhere? Less likely is a partial clog in a
metal fuel line. Have you replaced the flexible hose at the front of the
carbs?. Check on the easier stuff first.
The hot pump is likely from being overworked trying to pull fuel through an