[Healeys] Idle dies
eyera3000 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 8 06:52:15 MDT 2016
Good point, I have HD8s, but the concept should be the same
Mr. Ira Erbs
1959 Austin Healey 100-6
please forgive odd words and auto corrects as my phone cannot understand
On Jun 7, 2016 8:08 PM, "Alan Seigrist" <healey.nut at gmail.com> wrote:
> Ira -
> Since you should have H6 carbs on your car, it will be sensitive to having
> air leak past the throttle shaft.
> When rebuilt, sometimes rebuilders will rebush them, other times no. When
> the car gets hot, the aluminum body expands faster than the brass throttle
> shaft, allowing air to seep in, causing your mixture to lean out and the
> idle to slow down. If it wasn't bushed, this is probably your problem.
> Try oiling each side of each carb when it gets hot and see if your idle
> recovers a bit. If so, then the carbs need to be bushed.
> On Tue, Jun 7, 2016 at 10:28 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.
>> Mr. Ira Erbs
>> 1959 Austin Healey 100-6
>> please forgive odd words and auto corrects as my phone cannot
>> understand my misspellings
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