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Re: Fuel pump / carburator issues

Thanks for the help all,

So got it to start today! problem was at the fuel pump as suspected. The problem was actually twofold...First there was a small obstruction in the line between the pump and the carb. Gave a bit of a suck and all of a sudden I could hear some air movement but not much. I then realized that the cork gasket to the site bowl had dried out so I could hear air loss from there, Changed that and boom she starts.

NOW FOR THE NEXT ISSUE! running cold all was perfect had it running in the driveway 5-10 mins purring like a kitten. Took it out to put air in the tires and by the time I got there (2 blocks) the carb was leaking alot of gas. My carb is an older Zenith that seems to have only one adjustment screw....

Can I pick your brains again? Carb floats? adjustments?

Any Ideas?



Do You own a car built by Durant? 1931 Durant 614

Re: Fuel pump / carburator issues

That's an east one! Just a bit of trash under the needle valve. Clean it and the line from the filter and you'r ready to go!

Where Are You From? Texarkana, TX

Do You own a car built by Durant? Several


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