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Re: [T3] wahooo!!!

On 9 Jun 2005 at 23:54, Brad Mularcik wrote:

>     My engine actually runs.  (type 3 in a manx style buggy)  Not great, but 
> it runs.  The leak that I reported in one of my Kadron carbs turned out to 
> be a cap that covers the fuel filter on the back of the carb.  Once I put 
> some new sealant on it, and tightened it up, the leak stopped.  This was of 
> course after I put the pressure regulator and gauge on.  Oh well, all 
> reports on the Kadrons indicate that they like below 2 psi on the fuel 
> input.

Didn't that cap come with a paper gasket under it?

Glad to hear that you got to the bottom of it. Your problem/solution sounds 
much more likely than the pressure "problem." I think it was Steven who said 
that the pressure just controls how FAST they fill up. I agree completely. If 
they don't like pressure higher than 2 psi it must mean that their float valves 
don't seal well and the leakage exceeds the consumption if the pressure exceeds 
2 psi.

>     Also, after running it for about 30 minutes at 1800rpm, I turned it off. 
> I then tried to restart it.  The engine would barely turn over, like it was 
> too tight or something.  Before it was hot, it turned just fine.  Is this to 
> be expected after a complete build like this?  Is this an indication that my 
> timing is too far advanced?

This sounds odd. Where do you have it timed? With the 311L distributor you 
should have it timed at about TDC.

Jim Adney
Madison, WI 53711-3054

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