it must be number 3 - the vent one. so is mine setup right then? the hose just
goes nowhere? im pretty sure it used to go to the other carb. what comes out of
the vent hose?
> James in I think decending order across the front of the air filters ( only
>red cause they have not jet see any air flow):
> 1. Purge line (5/16") - rocker cover to carbon cannister to back of both
>carbs (back of carbs)
> 2. Fuel line (1/4") back carb to front carb (on fuel bowl top)
> 3. Vent (on fuel bowl top) (1/4") back carb to front carb to carbon canister
>- UK spec is to have hoses from thes eto the air hanging down the back of the
>carbs to the frame.
> 4. Fuel tank line (5/16") to carbon cannister
> 5. Vacuum from back carb through flash trap to dizzy.
> Like Paul I kept all the US stuff and in fact still have the air pump and
>rail which if all works OK will just happen to dissapear one day.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: "email@example.com" <firstname.lastname@example.org> on
>behalf of "James Carruthers" <email@example.com>
> Sent: Tue, 08 Jan 2002 16:44:34 +0000
> To: "Spitfire" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: Carb connections.
> I just remembered something that Ive been meaning to ask for months! I have
> connection on my carbs that goes nowhere.
> Current Connections (as usual names might be wrong, and its from memory too):
> Breather pipe (Y connection that goes to engine)
> Fuel line (in)
> Pipe that goes from float bowl to float bowl and around the air filters (?!?)
> And then on the rear float bowl there is a connection that currently goes to a
> rubber hose that goes nowhere - it currently dangles downwards. I think that
> used to go to the other float bowl - but on the new carbs there is not a
> connection on the front carb.
> Using Alan's great picture:
> Its the one on the far left - it goes north-west (to the photo) and then comes
> down underneath the bigger pipe that goes around the air filters.
> So where does this hose go?
> I only found out after a month that K&N filters werent meant to be black, but
> red! Mine were ridiculously dirty - there still not as bright red as in Alan's
> pictures though.
> 1977 Pimento Red Spit
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