DrippingCarb

Old 10-28-2014, 03:37 AM
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I have a Holly carb that drips after shutdown is the float too high or what? Thanx for your input
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Old 10-28-2014, 07:10 AM
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needle and seat is usually the cause unless the power valve is blown out?
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Old 10-28-2014, 09:05 AM
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If the float is a little too high, expansion from heat conduction from the intake through the carb can cause it to drip also.
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Old 10-28-2014, 02:43 PM
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needle and seat.
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Old 10-29-2014, 03:48 AM
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Thanx I will try that
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Old 10-29-2014, 07:20 AM
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When I have a dripping or overflowing issue on one end of a Holley carb, I remove both needle and seats and switch positions. If the problem switches ends I replace the needle and seat. If it stays at same end, I replace the float. (That is assuming you have the fuel level already at the bottom of the site plug or just below to see it is not a level issue.)
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