If you haven't looked at the water choke, I'm willing to bet that this may be
the culprit. There's a really good web page that details how to do this:
You can also visit
I also have a CA spec ZS carb that just came off my '79 Midget. I rebuilt it
last year, but didn't do the water choke at the time, heeding warnings about
its complexity. My Midget when trying to start exhibited similar symptoms to
Chris King - firstname.lastname@example.org
---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From Bill Gilroy <w.gilroy at verizon.net>
Date: Sat, 15 Jun 2002 10:05:34 -0400
>Friday, June 14, 2002, 4:59:11 PM, you wrote:
>BT> Finally, I may mess with the carb itself and see if there are any
>BT> major glitches in it. I'm pretty sure the problem is flooding somewhere
>BT> because I DO smell the fuel. The question is, where?
>Stuck float? Fuel pressure to high? What is the correct fuel
>pressure of a Weber vs. a ZS.
>If all else fails I have a ZS that came off my car 2 years ago. It
>worked back then, let me know if you want the sucker, since I will
>never go back to that carb.
> Bill mailto:email@example.com
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