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1968 Jaguar E type Carb problem

The car runs, but floods badly. When it idling, the left carb seems to flood itself no matter what i replace or adjust. When you rev it after idling it almost dies. Also when it warms up, the revs hunt around while idling. The carbs are Stromberg 175 cd2.

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  • 68etype Feb 25, 2009

    started as a flat spot in the RPM curve - basically when exceeding 2500 rpm's, the car would die as if the ignition switch were turned off. Checked all ignition parts, cleared them, went after fuel delivery system - all filters including sump, replaced fuel pump, and have just sent carbs out of re-buidling / re-bushing. Re-built carbs should arrive in a few days, will post if the problem is now solved.

  • Steve Davies Feb 19, 2013

    Hi, I have the exact same problem with my Jag. I'm just wondering, did you ever find out what the issue was?

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Notorious for being very hard to time both carbs ..sim. probs.haunt many multi carb . set ups just ask any one with old triumphs .if carbs have never been rebuilt i think it might be time .if they have it might be time to replace .if replacing try finding ones with a fule management system.

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