At 09:00 AM 9/12/97 -0700, Alan Bidgood wrote:
>I am a little less concerned about my 'high' oil pressure,
>thanks to all who responded, but I am still trying to solve
>the poor idle, occasional splutter, etc.
>I feel next, I have to rebuild the carb, and I have a gross jet,
>rebuild kit, adjusting tool etc. In the past I have never been
>able to adjust this damn Stromberg anyway?
>The other thought is this 'Gulp' valve thing (this is a California
>smog car) - something else I don't understand or how to check,
>but understand it can cause a car to run badly.
>Anyway, first I checked the plugs, all seemed to be OK - lightish
>grey, then I checked the compression in the cylinders:- the first
>three were 130 psi - I thought pretty good for 67,000 miles ?,
>but the fourth was 113 psi ? - should I be concerned about this?
>- Any comments again would be very much appreciated, I seem
>to be doing a lot of investigating, but no progress.
> Thanks again,
> Alan J. Bidgood
> 1978 MGB Roadster
> \\|// ???
> (o o)
Poor idle? Occasional splutter? Never been able to adjust that damm
Stromberg? No one seems to know why, but you can not tune a late model MBG
stromberg carb without the air cleaner and filter mounted. Comments please.