Errrrrrrrrr... how about the more likely scenario of there being an
intake backfire, and flame traveling down the tube.
That's been my understanding.
Some Triumph cars had 2 of the bulbous expansion areas. I
thought we could make a small still.
Also, most other cars have a flametrap in lieu of, or in
addition to a PCV setup. Modern cars!
At 09:23 AM 4/19/2011, Dave KK7SS wrote:
>As there is a continous passge from the carb/intake for a fuel/air
>mixture to the dizzy and that there is the capability of the points
>sparking, there was some concern tha a fuel/air mixture could travel
>down the vacuum line and be ignited in the dizzy.
>The flame trap was just that!
>I never heard of it happening... but what the heck do I know :)
>Dave G KK7SS
>DN06ig Richland, WA
>'59 Morris Minor 1000
>'65 Sprite - in process
>'76 Midget - shared with my #4 son.
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>Ok.. I give up WTF is a flame trap?!
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