I just started my 67 camaro convertible after it sat all winter. After 10 attempts with no starting I replaced the plugs and points which looked ok, but are probably 6 years old (last 6 years only 1,000 miles of use). After several more attemps it started, it idles well, cleaned the dust off the windows and drove it a couple miles it ran strong. Over the weekend I used it 3 more times without any problems. Then I could only started with the gas pedal held to the floor, it would start but ran rich, felt like it was running on 5 cylinders and would stall at speeds under 1,000 rpms. The 327 has dual exhaust, at the tail pipes dinner plate sized soot marks. I looked down the quadrajet (#7029207 / 1296) one primary spraying heavy, the other front had no spray. Read some "posts" pulled the carb hoping to find a float / needle / debree issue, but all looks ok. The carb in 3 days time from flood to pulling - didn't have a trace of fuel inside. Other posts indicate to seal the well plugs. I do have have a question, if you flip the carb over, in the front are two chambers with one tube in each. One angled tube has a cap, the other is open - but the pcv tube is on this side. Is this normal? Also one of the fine brass 1 1/4" tubes had fallen from the top section of the carb into a well, could that cause a problem. I bought this carb new in June of 1987 for $158.00 (dealer employee cost+ 10%), boy have prices changed. Fuel filter was clean, but distorted. I will try to post some pics. Any and all advice is appreciated. One new find, when I spray carb cleaner in the primary seats, on one side it comes out the top primary, but on the other side spray comes out the bottom where the cap is missing. No sign of metal from a cap that could have once been there.
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