[ROVERNET - UK] Rover Spouses

Slatskars slatskars at comcast.net
Mon Oct 2 07:59:10 BST 2006


My two with gross jets sit for very long periods and do not seem to stick??

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Glen Wilson" <rovercar at comcast.net>
To: <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
Sent: Sunday, October 01, 2006 10:25 PM
Subject: [ROVERNET - UK] Rover Spouses

> roland wrote:
>> Glen, Slats, my problem may be the fuel itself turning
>> into sticky varnish. So even the factory needle and
>> seat would have gotten stuck. A little rap on the
>> float chamber freed it right up. I'm betting a good
>> bit of driving and some fresh fuel would fix it right
>> up. Had to push the car off the ramps today, no
>> clutch/master cylinder. Now that the kids went back to
>> college, I sure could have used their muscle! It was
>> just the wife and I pushing to get it back into the
>> garage. We are due for some rain this week and the
>> rubbers still need to be replaced or I'd have a pond
>> on the new carpets.
>>       roland
>> DL650
>>   Rover P5
> I can't tell you how many cars my spouse has shoved around or how many 
> transmissions she has juggled with me. What a blessing she has been!!! 
> Now, if I could only teach her to point a flashlight at the right spot (or 
> favorite point of contention)!!! I've noticed lately that she sounds like 
> she's been having tea with Ruth Burgess, or something. She's picked up a 
> lot of Rover info over the years and may have a better memory than I do, 
> at this point.
> My gross jet simply stuck in a 1966 Midget that was used regularly and had 
> nice fresh gas in it. It might just have been defective in some way, but 
> it's a cunningly simple device. Who knows?
> Glen
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