carburator question

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carburator question

Post by dick2256 » Sat Aug 06, 2016 8:41 am

needle valve sticking on my corvair
am using ethanol what kind of additive should I use
to help prevent this?

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Re: carburator question

Post by John Fenner » Sat Aug 06, 2016 9:15 am

Ethanol as in E10 mix in your pump gas I assume, or are you running E85?
Is it a mono jet?
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Re: carburator question

Post by dick2256 » Sun Aug 07, 2016 8:06 am

John Fenner wrote:Ethanol as in E10 mix in your pump gas I assume, or are you running E85?
Is it a mono jet?
Hi John I don't think it is E85 I think it is around 80
It is the cheapest gas I can buy
the carburetor is a 2 jet Rochester that came out of a 1963 Chevy I think.
sets on top of a cross over tube that goes to each side to a intake carburetor port
Dick

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Re: carburator question

Post by John Fenner » Sun Aug 07, 2016 8:54 am

You might need to change needle and seat to an alcohol resistant viton type, doubtful there is a racing steel needle type for dualjet.
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Re: carburator question

Post by dick2256 » Sun Aug 07, 2016 9:10 am

John Fenner wrote:You might need to change needle and seat to an alcohol resistant viton type, doubtful there is a racing steel needle type for dualjet.
ok I will check and see what I can find that might work
Thanks

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Re: carburator question

Post by Bdriller » Sun Aug 07, 2016 10:40 am

John Fenner wrote:You might need to change needle and seat to an alcohol resistant viton type, doubtful there is a racing steel needle type for dualjet.
Any updates on the florida gonna ban alcahol bill?

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Re: carburator question

Post by John Fenner » Sun Aug 07, 2016 11:00 am

Not to my knowledge.
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Re: carburator question

Post by John Fenner » Sun Aug 07, 2016 11:04 am

I never finish anyth,,,.

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