<VV> Re: DO VAIR CARBS GO DRY?
Chris & Bill Strickland
lechevrier at earthlink.net
Sun Oct 9 20:55:07 EDT 2005
So you would be thinking that the carbs may siphon dry back through the
It would seem if the needle & seat are above the level in the float
bowl, which they should be on a regular Vair carb, that that would be an
adequate siphon break to prevent this. I know of an old tractor that had
this problem, but it had an updraft carb with the inlet below the fuel
I have had similar experiences all summer, needing to use the electric
pump to get things primed up, and was wondering if maybe it wasn't the
fuel formulation lending itself to easier evaporation -- didn't used to
have to do this unless the car had been sitting a while (weeks) but now
it seems more like it is hours.
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