<VV> Fw: Plugged idle tubes

ray smith turbovair at earthlink.net
Sun Oct 18 19:52:16 EDT 2009

Yes , here in NewJersey 10%. 

Not a pretty sight ! :)

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-----Original Message-----
From: Tony Underwood <tony.underwood at cox.net>
Date: Sun, 18 Oct 2009 18:23:30 
To: <virtualvairs at corvair.org>
Subject: Re: <VV> Fw:  Plugged idle tubes

At 10:53 AM 10/18/2009, ray smith wrote:

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>-----Original Message-----
>From: "ray smith" <turbovair at earthlink.net>
>Date: Sun, 18 Oct 2009 14:50:56
>To: Bill Elliott<corvair at fnader.com>
>Subject: Re: <VV> Plugged idle tubes
>I've just found something I have never seen before.
>  In a pair of carbs the metal inside the fuel bowls has turned 
> black after a year of daily use 15,000 miles ,only where it has 
> been  in contact with the fuel.
>The new fuel mix is oxidizing the aluminum?
>Any thoughts ??

10% ethanol.

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