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Eagle71
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 39
posted June 20, 2005 11:23 AM  
I thought maybe I was gettin vapor lock, moved fuel line and checked filter, still does it. Car will shut off when I'm hard on the gas for a split second. Mostly on restarts, and few times when coming out of the corner. Car will just quit then will come right back, had the carb apart a bunch, can't find anything in there. Car has stopped doing it and a highbacked track and still does it on the flatter track, not sure if that has anything really to do with it. Car has seemed to lost a few hundred RPM over the last few weeks, and power seems to be a little down. I'm open for suggestions, getting very frustrated.

Thanks in advance
Ed

mike33x
Dirt Newbie

Total posts: 4
posted June 20, 2005 06:15 PM  
Have you checked your fuel pick up in the cell? Maybe the fittings from the pickup all the way to the carb? I had a similiar problem and it was either a loose fitting, bad fuel filter, or bad fuel line from thr pujmp to the carb. Those were the last bunch of changes and finally got it fixed I hope, didn't die on me in the corners last time I drove the car.

I hope it helps

-mike

sc1 racing
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 419
posted June 20, 2005 11:20 PM  
sounds like your timming is off or slack it distributer gear

safet
Dirt Newbie

Total posts: 2
posted June 21, 2005 11:49 AM  
Actually we just had the same problem! First if you have a fuel pressure gage watch it. Second put your hand in the fuel cell and feel where the pick up tube is. Ours was pressed tight to the rear wall and when you floof it it would **** tight to the outer wall. Cut the fuel pick up at a 45 degree angle even if it isn't touching the side that way you know it won't happen. Next if you have a fuel regulater by-pass it and see if that helps. Be carefull that your fuel pump isn't rated for 10-12 that could hurt the carb. I hope it helps!

Eagle71
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 39
posted June 22, 2005 09:42 AM  
Thanks for all you help guys, I spent about $300 on parts, and come to find out my "good" fuel line had collapsed on the inside, so I'm sure thats it. Can't wait to drive the car now!!!
Ed

eborcim
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 303
posted June 23, 2005 11:27 AM  
Make sure your fuel pump is working at the correct pressure under load.

    

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