[Spridgets] Vacuum Tap on HIF44 Carb

Lester oldsaabguy at comcast.net
Sun Jun 8 13:41:09 MDT 2008

If it's brass, get a sharp punch and make little dimples around it's  
circumference, then press it in.. should work well.  Oh yeah, don't  
hit it so hard that it is no longer round.. ;-)


On Jun 8, 2008, at 2:29 PM, rrengineer at dslextreme.com wrote:

> I have my 1275 running great at the moment with one little problem  
> that is
> driving me nuts, if you'll pardon the pun.  The vacuum tap fitting  
> on the
> HIF44 carb is only a friction fit into small hole in the carb body  
> behind
> the piston chamber.  I have a plastic vacuum line connected with  
> push-on
> rubber end fittings that works fine except the little metal nipple  
> fitting
> on the carb keeps falling out.  At first it stayed in O.K., after a  
> while
> it would come out of the hole and I would have to push it back in.   
> Now
> the thing is no longer tight in the hole and will not stay in.  Any  
> ideas
> on how to make it stay put?  Epoxy? J&B Weld?
> Mike MacLean
> 60 Sprite
> 56 BN2
> ________

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