[Healeys] back-firing BN2

David Nock healeydoc at sbcglobal.net
Thu Jun 24 09:54:06 MDT 2010

Check the amount of fuel you are getting to the carbs.  If you are  
spitting out the carbs you have a lean mixture. Pull the choke out  
and see if the problem goes away. Also check your float levels.

David Nock
British Car Specialists
Stockton Ca 95205


On Jun 24, 2010, at 4:40 AM, kaynmike.bham at juno.com wrote:

> A little snapping once in awhile. Then I put the car away Sunday  
> night, go out
> Tuesday afternoon to go get a six pack. (Of Coke, of course.)Hit  
> the button
> and, as ever, it fires right up and idles pretty fine. A little  
> flat spot here
> and there at idle. Oil pressure is great, so I rev it up a bit- 
> we're still in
> the open-doored garage-and it backfires "POW!" I back off for a  
> couple of
> seconds and give it a little kick and "POP, pop Poppity pop POW  
> snap, snap,
> POW!. I drop it back to idle and still quite smooth, save for a  
> tiny hiccup
> every few seconds. I figure lets get it out of the yard and onto the
> residential street in front of my house. I could barely make it up  
> the little
> hill that's part of this little circuit.   Any ideas?    Mike Gougeon
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