[Healeys] Idle dies

Michael Salter michaelsalter at gmail.com
Tue Jun 7 13:55:03 MDT 2016

My guess is a leaking needle and seat in a carb slowly allowing 1 carb to
Just leave the ignition on without the engine running and see if fuel
starts coming out of the carb overflow tubes after a while.
Michael S
BN1 #174
On Jun 7, 2016 9:16 AM, "i erbs" <eyera3000 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Car runs great cold. When up to temp the car idles fine at a red light.
> After a while the toms start to drop. Then it dies.
> Prof. Rebuilt carbs. Cleaned and greased distributor . New points, cond.
> New coil, plugs and wires.  I also replaced the fuel pump and filter. Choke
> cables are new and greased.
> Ideas???
> Mr. Ira Erbs
> Portland,OR
> 1959 Austin Healey 100-6
> please forgive odd words and auto corrects as   my phone cannot understand
> my misspellings
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