In that case, use new fiber seal washers and a BIG wrench. They need
to be very tight. The big banjo bolt and threads will take a lot of
torque. If you ultimately over do it, end result may be a broken
float cover, but it takes a lot of torque to do that.
At 12:52 PM 8/21/2016 -0700, Clayton Kirkwood wrote:
>Thanks Barney. However, the point of leak is at the banjo bolts in the fuel
>line. Sorry I wasn't clear.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Barney Gaylord [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> > Sent: Sunday, August 21, 2016 10:32 AM
> > To: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Subject: Re: [Mgs] carb leaks that shouldn't be happening
> > I recommend using Teflon O-rings in place of the original cork
> seals, no drip, no
> > leak, no stick even after long storage, good for decades. Find lots of SU
> > carburetor service information for MGs
> > here: http://mgaguru.com/mgtech/carbs/carb.htm
> > At 09:22 PM 8/20/2016 -0700, Clayton Kirkwood via Mgs wrote:
> > >....
> > >My 62mga is having drinking problems. I put new fiber seals on I my
> > >carbs and they are leaking. I dare not tighten any further as they are
> > >obviously brass vs aluminum. Any suggestions? Should I soak the fibers
> > >in oil?
> > >....