How old are these carbs and when was the last time they had any oil in them.
Sounds as if you may have a corrosion problem in which case you may be
replacing parts there....
On Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 8:25 PM, J Foster <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I've got a pair of SU's for my 73 Midget that I'm hoping to rebuild.
> I'm not the least bit familiar with SU carbs other than having browsed
> several guides found online about the operation and maintenance of
> I've begun cleaning / disassembling the carbs but the pistons are
> stuck in the suction chambers. I've also attempted to unscrew and
> remove the piston dampers from the top of the chambers and, while the
> knob on top will unscrew, the damper will not come out the top either
> (it should; shouldn't it?).
> I've tried soaking one of them in a parts cleaner for several days now
> with no apparent progress. Any suggestions / recommendations on how
> to get these apart?
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