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Post by PeeWeeMan91 Tue Feb 07, 2012 10:59 pm

The bug won't stay running after it warms up. what can i do other than use my right foot?
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Post by camch Wed Feb 08, 2012 12:22 pm

Don't let it warm up. Tell it to stay cool. Lol Check fuel line for vapor lock
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Post by vw57drvr Wed Feb 08, 2012 12:47 pm

Sounds like the mixture is way off. Seems the choke is the only thing keeping it alive when cold.
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Post by ASBug Wed Feb 08, 2012 12:58 pm

Stripped pipe clamps on DP seals, or cracked DP seals.
My '72 did it all the time untill I put real Radiator hose clamps on it.
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Post by PeeWeeMan91 Wed Feb 08, 2012 4:05 pm

Ok I'll look for that. How often do you all have to change the manifold boots?
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Post by vw57drvr Thu Feb 09, 2012 4:33 pm

You shouldnt have to change them often at all. Biggest problem is getting them sealed right the first time. Did this start happening all of a sudden?
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Post by PeeWeeMan91 Thu Feb 09, 2012 5:28 pm

Well this happens or seams like maybe every two or three months. I'm gonna play with my mixtures and see what that does
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Post by rpm750 Thu Feb 09, 2012 7:29 pm

When you say warm up do you mean when the choke cuts off? If so make sure the Air Solenoid has not burned out. The round thing on the side of the carb with a wire going to it. Turn the key on and go to the carb and unplug that wire and touch it back to the same terminal. If the solenoid clicks it is good, if not it is open and needs to be replaced.
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Post by PeeWeeMan91 Thu Feb 09, 2012 7:44 pm

No once the choke fully opens then it starts dying
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Post by Bugman114 Thu Feb 09, 2012 8:09 pm

partially clogged idle jet? low compression?
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Post by PeeWeeMan91 Thu Feb 09, 2012 9:31 pm

Ok when it dies it struggles to run like catching it's self and then it just stops instally.
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Post by fluxcap Thu Feb 09, 2012 9:47 pm

Did you check that cut off valve Bob was talking about? Turn the key to On, unplug the wire coming from the left side of the carb. Touch the wire back to the terminal. You should hear it click 10 out of 10 times.

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Post by PeeWeeMan91 Thu Feb 09, 2012 9:54 pm

yeah tried it but it doesn't and I tried another and it still did it maybe the jumper wire is bad.
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Post by Bugman114 Fri Feb 10, 2012 12:03 am

just make a new one. a cheap crimper, two lenghts of wire, and 3 crimp on terminals, and u have yourself a new carburetor harness, lol.
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Post by Attorney Isaiah Loophole Fri Feb 10, 2012 7:10 am

PeeWeeMan91 wrote:yeah tried it but it doesn't and I tried another and it still did it maybe the jumper wire is bad.

Well if it doesnt it will never idle.....cut the plunger off if the wire turns out being good

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Post by Bugman114 Fri Feb 10, 2012 11:38 am

if you are in the area, you can stop over at my house, and we'll try your plunger on my car just to see if thats the issue, and not something else. if my car stops idle'ing atleast we'll kno if thats the issue or not. i'll send u a PM
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