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Re: 1952 Sidemount won't stay running.

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nondem

02-10-2013 11:03:04
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Heh - hats off to you sir. It runs now. With the volume and quantity of fuel that was passing through it I can't believe that was the problem....but it was.

It runs good at any rpm but it still stumbles and backfires a bit when going over a hump or small hill as I drive it around. No smoke/knocking and the 3-pt system appears to work as it should...I think i lucked out on my $500 investment...and it would have been worth that w/a seized engine.



Major-thanks for the advice. I knew that filter didn't belong....


old said: (quoted from post at 13:16:32 02/10/13) In line fuel filter throw it as far away as you can then post back if it runs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!. I have found when one runs like that that the fuel filter is the cause. I have thrown so many of those away I do not even go to the guys place o do it any more I just tell them to remove it then call me back if that did not fix it and so far the only call back I have gotten was to say yep that fixed it

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old

02-10-2013 11:40:27
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 Re: 1952 Sidemount won't stay running. in reply to nondem, 02-10-2013 11:03:04  
Now then if it still back fires that says it is running a tad bit lean open the main jet up a tad bit. Years ago when I got a call to figure out the fuel filter problem I charged the person a case of Busch beer just to throw it away but that got old so I just tell them to pull the filter then call if that does not fix the problem



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ASEguy

02-11-2013 04:00:27
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 Re: 1952 Sidemount won't stay running. in reply to old, 02-10-2013 11:40:27  
What...and no adult refreshments?



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ASEguy

02-11-2013 04:00:22
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 Re: 1952 Sidemount won't stay running. in reply to old, 02-10-2013 11:40:27  
What...and no adult refreshments?



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old

02-11-2013 11:02:17
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 Re: 1952 Sidemount won't stay running. in reply to ASEguy, 02-11-2013 04:00:22  
No any more with the price of gas I figure I can buy my own and save or maybe make some $$ that way instead of loosing some $$



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nondem

02-10-2013 18:10:01
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 Re: 1952 Sidemount won't stay running. in reply to old, 02-10-2013 11:40:27  
I was detailed for another project this afternoon so I never got the chance to adjust the mixture for the stumble.
As far as the filter debate: It think it was in the right orientation on there - the element inside is on the downstream end and would make any debris it didn't allow past float around in view like the other filters I've used on motorcycles etc...

The odd thing about it was that it would never "fill up" with gas. it would get about half full at most. Like i said, I let it fill and empty the bowl several times and it was flowing WAY more gas than the engine could possibly burn even at full load. There is no arguing with success though.


old said: (quoted from post at 15:40:27 02/10/13) Now then if it still back fires that says it is running a tad bit lean open the main jet up a tad bit. Years ago when I got a call to figure out the fuel filter problem I charged the person a case of Busch beer just to throw it away but that got old so I just tell them to pull the filter then call if that does not fix the problem

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02-10-2013 18:48:30
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 Re: 1952 Sidemount won't stay running. in reply to nondem, 02-10-2013 18:10:01  
Take a real good look at that filter. It should have an arrow on it showing the flow. As for motor cycle filters yep BTDT for the past 42 plus years. Yep have had a motorcycle license now for well 43 years now. Still have a bike but have not rode in a year or more



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