[Healeys] Strange happenings
vintage_roadster_restoration at hotmail.com
Wed Oct 6 16:18:22 MDT 2021
Did you by any chance remove the float chamber lid lately? If so perhaps the serrated fiber washer was not reinstalled at the same location and no air can come in causing the car to stall. It will run for a short while than stall if that is the case.
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From: Harold Manifold via Healeys<mailto:healeys at autox.team.net>
Sent: October 6, 2021 2:18 PM
To: Tom Felts<mailto:Tomfelts at windstream.net>; healeys<mailto:healeys at autox.team.net>
Subject: Re: [Healeys] Strange happenings
Sounds like you were visited by “Lucas – The Prince of Darkness”!
From: Tom Felts via Healeys<mailto:healeys at autox.team.net>
Sent: Wednesday, October 6, 2021 12:10 PM
To: healeys<mailto:healeys at autox.team.net>
Subject: [Healeys] Strange happenings
Went for a drive in the BJ8 today. Running along a smooth as silk. Got a few sputters, then a backfire that smooth. Shortly after, same situation. Then it was like someone turned off the key. She died. Waited a moment she started. Smooth for a few seconds, then died. I found the fuel pump was working and I had fuel to noth carbs. Checked both float bowls, full. Checked grosse jets, not sticking. No overflow fro manifold or carbs. Kept the start/shut off and would never continue running. Called AAA, got towed home. Any ideas??
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