[Healeys] Idle dies

i erbs eyera3000 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 8 20:14:19 MDT 2016

new development
car looses all power, bucks, backfires, catches and drive ok for a bit,
then big backfires and bucking, then it dies. almost like a loss of power.
it could be an intermittent power loss. Distributor cap looks like .
explosions. NOS cap, rotor, points and condenser . Distributor was removed
cleaned and re greased.

Ira Erbs
      _______                                  _______
     (______ \____1959 BN4____/ _______)
          BT7 engine and disk brakes

Please excuse random auto corrects and misspelled words

On Wed, Jun 8, 2016 at 7:07 PM, Alan Seigrist <healey.nut at gmail.com> wrote:

> Ira - with HD8s you can get leaking at the slow idle screw, which will
> cause you to lose idle when the car gets hot.  Try putting a couple drops
> of oil around the threads of the slow idle screw and see if that stops the
> problem.  If so, you have to take the slow idle screw out and replace and
> oil the O ring.
> Also, the Teflon bushes can come out a bit if installed incorrectly,
> something else to check.
> Alan
> On Wednesday, 8 June 2016, i erbs <eyera3000 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Good point, I have HD8s, but the concept should be the same
>> Mr. Ira Erbs
>> Portland,OR
>> 1959 Austin Healey 100-6
>> please forgive odd words and auto corrects as   my phone cannot
>> understand my misspellings
>> On Jun 7,
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