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Re: [Spridgets] Bugeye/Frogeye Club..... Re: Racer guys Engine help

To: Lester <oldsaabguy@comcast.net>
Subject: Re: [Spridgets] Bugeye/Frogeye Club..... Re: Racer guys Engine help
From: Rick Fisk <refisk@chartermi.net>
Date: Sat, 19 Jul 2014 21:34:35 -0400
Cc: Spridgets list <spridgets@autox.team.net>, "bugeye@yahoogroups.com" <bugeye@yahoogroups.com>
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The plastic float assemblies are adjustable.  You can use shim washers under
the needle seat to lower the fuel level in the float chamber.

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> On Jul 19, 2014, at 8:32 PM, Lester <oldsaabguy@comcast.net> wrote:
> For those counting on the carbs.. no joy.  Disassembled carbs, verified
> position of needle, removed jets and verified flow, verified that piston
> on both carbs was at essentially the same speed, verified that both pistons
> bottom out easily and without apparent drag.  Verified float, needle , and
> seat (Note:  there is no adjustment on this setup, the plastic float is
> what it is).  Set both jets flush with bridge, backed off both 12 flats.
> I have not checked to see if the engine is "sucking".. that will be later.
> Lester
>> On Jul 19, 2014, at 12:35 PM, Lester oldsaabguy@comcast.net [bugeye]
>> For those counting on distributor being 180 degrees out.. no joy. Didn't
> help at all. Verified that timing was correct although being 180 degrees
> compression and ignition wee happening at the wrong time.
>> Carbs are now off so I'll get them cleaned up and blown through and report
> back. Also, no vent on top of the chamber. Seems really odd to me. I wonder
> someone mixed and matched and although the bolt holes line up, this one
> a vent. I"ll look at the other set I have just to see.
>> Still open to any and all ideas..
>> Lester
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