[Healeys] Stuck needle valve

Frank Magnusson fmags at cox.net
Sat May 9 09:28:50 MDT 2015

True enough.  I figure if I pull the lids, undo the banjo bolts etc, im proabably looking at a guarenteed fuel leak since I dont have new gaskets handy. Just trying to get it about 3 miles to home from storage so I can work on it there and do it right.

Thanks for the suggestions,

Sent from my iPad

> On May 9, 2015, at 4:20 AM, Michael Oritt <michael.oritt at gmail.com> wrote:
> Frank--
> You've probably already spent more time thinking about a way around removing the lid than actually doing it, and in any case you'll want to see and know what is actually going on in the bowl as it could be a multitude of things ranging from debris, a worn pin, etc.
> Go have a look--Michael Oritt
>> On Fri, May 8, 2015 at 8:51 PM, Frank Magnusson <fmags at cox.net> wrote:
>> Just taking my BJ8 out of storage and it looks like I have a stuck needle valve in one of the carbs.  Fuel pump continues to run somewhat and fuel coming out of one of the overflow pipes.  Not pouring out, but not just dripping either.
>> Anyone have any clever suggetions for unsticking it without pulling the float bowl lid off?
>> Thanks,
>> Frank
>> Sent from my iPad
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