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by mitchpinion
Fri Oct 08, 2021 6:40 pm
Forum: Engine, Driveline, Suspension & Steering
Topic: Priming Fuel
Replies: 2
Views: 953

Re: Priming Fuel

Thanks for reply. The surfaces of the pump were not square so I have filled some small pitted spots and sanded them on a piece of glass. I’m going to put them back together with a small amount of permatex permashield. Hope this fixes the leak if not I may bypass pump with a metal plate and gasket an...
by mitchpinion
Fri Oct 08, 2021 6:19 pm
Forum: Ask The Man Who Owns One
Topic: Large nut on top of intake
Replies: 3
Views: 949

Re: Large nut on top of intake

Thanks for reply. I ended up connecting a hose to carb inlet filling it with fuel and gentle blowing the gas in while starting. My car does not have vacuumed canister. Once car started I hooked fuel line back up and vacuum took over and pulled the fuel in. Anyway I don’t know why putting fuel into t...
by mitchpinion
Tue Oct 05, 2021 9:27 am
Forum: Electrical & Fuel
Topic: Fuel pump leak
Replies: 1
Views: 705

Fuel pump leak

1931 840 all original ie mechanical fuel pump. Fuel pump was leaking from weep hole. I rebuilt pump and same leak from weep hole. It sprays when throttle advanced. Any ideas?
by mitchpinion
Mon Oct 04, 2021 9:01 pm
Forum: Ask The Man Who Owns One
Topic: Large nut on top of intake
Replies: 3
Views: 949

Large nut on top of intake

Car is 1931 840. What is this opening in top of intake used for? My car had fuel line disconnected and all fuel run out of carb. Can I put fuel in this hole to prime engine?
by mitchpinion
Sun Oct 03, 2021 7:13 pm
Forum: Electrical & Fuel
Topic: Priming fuel
Replies: 1
Views: 584

Priming fuel

Car is 1931 840. I just rebuilt my fuel pump and car will not start. Is the large nut on top of intake used to add fuel in a situation like this? If so how much fuel should I put in? I put fuel in the hole engine did not start. I hooked hose to carb inlet filled with fuel blew gently it fired right ...
by mitchpinion
Sun Oct 03, 2021 7:04 pm
Forum: Engine, Driveline, Suspension & Steering
Topic: Priming Fuel
Replies: 2
Views: 953

Priming Fuel

Car is 1931 840. I just rebuilt my fuel pump and I’m looking for the best way to get fuel in the engine for first start. It will not start now. There is a large nut on top of intake. Is that used to add fuel in a situation like this? If so how much fuel should I add? I put fuel in the hole engine di...
by mitchpinion
Tue Aug 24, 2021 10:06 am
Forum: Engine, Driveline, Suspension & Steering
Topic: Cork looking plugs in bottom of block
Replies: 2
Views: 821

Re: Cork looking plugs in bottom of block

I like your idea. Sometimes I have brain fog and can’t think of the obvious. Thanks
by mitchpinion
Tue Aug 24, 2021 5:28 am
Forum: Engine, Driveline, Suspension & Steering
Topic: Cork looking plugs in bottom of block
Replies: 2
Views: 821

Cork looking plugs in bottom of block

There are two cork like plugs in the bottom of the block near the flywheel. One has some of the material missing. Should I try to fill this with RTV or something. My concern is when I install oil pan it may leek in this area.
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