[ROVERNET - UK] Thanks to the Brain Trust

Slatskars slatskars at comcast.net
Wed Oct 11 19:52:23 BST 2006


Glad that you nailed the original problem. John e-mailed me a picture of the 
economizing device also. Very interesting. As I said earlier, I thought I 
knew most of what there was to know about SU carb. guess I am not too old to 
learn new things. Will be looking for the Wade book.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ben Rodgers" <irishrover at netscape.ca>
To: <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
Sent: Wednesday, October 11, 2006 9:38 AM
Subject: Re: [ROVERNET - UK] Thanks to the Brain Trust

> Hi Guys
>            Well the P5 saga is over (touch wood) after much frustration,
> language and threats, the car is running. I guess it wasn't all bad,  I 
> did
> do things that should have been done long ago. For example the gas tank 
> was
> cleaned and sealed, new wires and plugs installed. While the tank was out 
> I
> repainted the trunk (boot) even removed the spare wheel carrier and
> repainted the whole rear unside . However none of this work was required 
> in
> terms of getting the car to run properly.
> What the problem finally came down to was the jet needle, somehow it moved
> down slightly from the piston. Its a mystery because the grub screw wasn't
> loose, how it moved is anyones guess. Perhaps a small piece of dirt may 
> have
> jammed the needle long enough to tug it slightly??? Anyway many thanks to
> all who offered help, it was much appreciated, rovernet remains a 
> wonderful
> resource! I'm  however, still planning on selling.
>                                                      Regards  Ben
> born in Belfast, Northern Ireland,
> Author of "lily and me" a great book and a great read .
> Order on line at amazon.com. Book # ISBN1-55430-019-3
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