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Re: cap coming off su carb

To: "Marc" <>, <>
Subject: Re: cap coming off su carb
From: "Hans Duinhoven" <>
Date: Sat, 22 Jun 2002 20:07:14 +0200
I had this as well.
Replacing the red rings under this cap will solve this.



'71 BGT

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From: Marc <>
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Sent: Saturday, June 22, 2002 7:26 PM
Subject: cap coming off su carb

> Hello -
> The other day, I was driving my 73 B, and it started popping. Felt like
> a little balloon popping under the accellerator. Got worse & worse, till
> was happening 6-8 times in a row. Pulled over and checked under the hood,
> found the cap on the rear carb sticking out. Screwed it back in, and
> was on my way, no more problems. 10 - 15 minutes later, it began again.
> Now, it's happening very often. I inspected the threads on the cap
> and the body of the cylinder it screws in to, but they look fine.
> I recently topped up the carbs with 20W50 oil, not overfilled, and
> it was fine for days after that.
> Any ideas what could be going on here?
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