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Esprit turbo - Float level surge

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There's a number of threads on this topic and the illusive setting of 27mm depth of fuel. As they say, the carbs don't sit horizontal on the manifold. I measured the following on mine in the picture. If you take an average then it should present at 27mm at the jet stack.

However, I've got a different question, if I could test some logic with you guys...............

If I take a fast right hander, the car often wants to stall. (It doesn't want to do this with a fast left hander).

I guess in this circumstance, fuel will surge towards point A, this will hold off the floats harder which means that the fuel level at the stack will start to lean out.

How does that sound?

cheers

Mike

 

 

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Mike, I believe it is not 27mm depth of fuel but the surface of the fuel is 27mm from the top of the jet stack. This is how I measured mine but I'm happy to be corrected. 

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I've not noticed any tendency to lean-out during fast sweeping left/right handers - There are a couple as I lregularly leave/join the A1M where I have a sustained pretty high conering speed....  By 'stalling' do you mean its hesitating? 

NB - I use a vernier to set the float height relative to the top cover, not fuel depth - although that sounds fine in principle.  

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