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Re: [T3] carb rebuild


on 25/3/2001 3:01 AM, Dave Hall at dave@hallvw.clara.co.uk wrote:

> If they are stock Solex, the mains are different after June '66:  the
> left-hand main-jet is 2.5 bigger than the right; that is X130 / X127.5; from
> Aug '68 it's X132.5 / X130.
> Air correction jets are 150 / 120, which changed from '68 to 155 / 120.
> 
> Do track down the reason for 13 mpg; I doubt the leakage at the throttle
> shafts will explain that either, as fuel only normally comes out there when
> the engine is turned off; there's vacuum there usually, which just makes the
> mixture weaker if anything.
Thanks for that. I will find the reason eventually!

Thanks,
Ben Doughney

'71 1302S

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