CAUTION #5

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CAUTION #5

Post #1 by pistolpete » Wed Jul 09, 2014 4:08 pm

This may have been discussed before, but in several cases of carb sets that have come to us - we have found that a bolt boss portion of the intake has been cracked.
I actually had this happen to me once before. The cause was an intake o-ring that was to big in cross section. When I tightened the two flange bolts, the stress caused by the over sized o-ring snapped the flange casting.
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Re: CAUTION #5

Post #2 by ericheath » Wed Jul 09, 2014 5:03 pm

I learned that one early, the hard way.


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