Working on the car in the drive way with the bonnet up it seems
to never have this problem. Only stopping in traffic for like 5 minutes,
car at operating temperature at a full stop it will sometimes do it.
(slowly idle below 500 RPM and then die).
It's like it is not getting enough air sometimes and the idle
goes rich and the motor dies. Using a clean air filter.
RIght needle. Checked the float. It's ok.
Would not using a heat shield cause this? Morris Minors with single
carbs don't use a heat shields.
Fuel line is like 2 to 3 inches from header.
On Tue, 15 Mar 2005 15:48:00 -0800, Mike Aarset <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> 948 Sprite MK1 with single HS2 SU carb.
> Has a weird problem.
> Most of the time it runs fine but sometimes it takes for ever to idle
> down and then it will keep idleing down below 500 RPM and die.
> No vacum leaks.
> Check throttle and nothing is binding.
> Throttle return spring is good.
> Is the mixture too rich which causes the car to
> Could the float bowl cause this? Too much gas
> from the float bowl?