On Wed, 17 Apr 1996, MR JOHN M ROGERS wrote:
> I am figuring a fuel problem. I have installed an inline glass filter
> in front of the carbs. It doesn't look too bad ( a little bit of fine
> rust particulate). I have also torn down the fuel pump, cleaning out
> the filter in it. The diaphram looked just a bit aged but not cracked
> (I didn't rebuild it.. should I?). I've also rebuilt the carbs.
> (before I had this problem). Maybe the float needles are sticking
Open your front fuel bowl and take a peak inside. Stir around in the
bottom with a small screwdriver. Lots of fine brown powder in the bottom?
That's your problem. Clean it out, as a temprary fix and to convince
yourself that this is in fact the problem.
This stuff is so fine that it goes through your fuel filter. I have a new
tank, but it came with some specks of rust already installed.
I am going to try a super fine filter as sold by Summit racing. I'll clean
out the fuel bowls, install the filter, then check again after a while.
If this works, I'll let the list know.
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