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Re: '77 MGB with Carb Problems - HELP

To: MGS <>
Subject: Re: '77 MGB with Carb Problems - HELP
From: Rich Peterson <>
Date: Mon, 03 May 1999 22:45:15 -0400
I cleaned out the hole and all is right in the world again - I'm acutally
running too lean now, but that's because I had the needle all the way down to
compensate for the plugged passage.  Nothing a little tuning can't fix.

Thanks again, Lawrie!

Rich P.

> Lawrie Alexander wrote:
> > Rich..........
> >
> > All the symptoms suggest excessive richness. Either the choke is not coming
> > off quickly enough (fault of either the way manual control is attached - or
> > the manual controller's technique), or a blocked passage in the carb. At the
> > bottom of the venturi, when you look in from the front, there is a very
> > small hole. If this gets plugged, the carb will run too rich. See if you can
> > pass a thin wire all the way down it.
> >
> > Lawrie
> > British Sportscar Center

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