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Re: cap coming off su carb

Subject: Re: cap coming off su carb
Date: Sun, 23 Jun 2002 12:56:25 EDT
> 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?

If you have the washers on the cap you may have to remove them  so the cap 
will screw on further.


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