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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old Apr 26th, 01, 04:51 PM Thread Starter
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carb seems to flood itself out (whenever it feels like it)- front bowl overflows. carb is stock 780 holley- any ideas on curing problem, and if new needle is needed, where is good place to purchase correct one?
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old Apr 26th, 01, 07:16 PM
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Yes, the 1st thing I'd check is the front needle and seat. You could have a piece of trash in it, or it could be worn out. It also could be the front float. I had one years ago that gave me "fits". The carb would flood sometimes when it got warmed up. Come to find out, the float had a pin-hole in it, that would expand with heat. The float would fill with gas and "sink". Definitely worth ckecking.
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