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#880766 05/16/2022 8:22 PM
working on a 1967 bonneville with the early removable pilot jet.
all fuel ways and airways cleaned out. I fitted new Viton tip float needles new gaskets etc.
I did retain t,he original floats were a bit ,yellow but showed no evidence of gas inside them.
I set float level at 1/16 below the float chamber lip.
as soon as the gas is turned on they flooded.
Are stay up floats the answer?
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#880775 May 16th a 09:36 PM
by quinten
Check for the gasket fit where the pivot spindle crosses .
I think it's possible for the float arms
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to hang up on the gasket .
the gasket may need to be clipped back at the corners as shown in the image

Another thing is the tickler roll pin .
It's adjustable , as a friction fit , and may have adjusted itself by accident
if it is set too low ... the float cant float .
... if it's set to high the tickle does not tickle
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