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I have been given an old Datsun 720 4x4 ute. I t has been sitting idle for some time and when it did run it was rough. I have replaced the carby as the old one is rusted up, but it wont run,unless you poor some fuel down the carbie and then it fires but wont run at all. I'm not sure if its electrical or fuel as I am getting spark. Cheers Ray

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  • r_bentley Aug 23, 2010

    Thanks JM.
    I forgot to mention that fuel is getting to the carbie, as you can see it in the window.



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Hi, take the fuel line off and turn it over, fuel? make sure you have a fire extinguisher there fuel pump and fuel filter a must, if it still wont run after that then stuck needle valve. Oreally sells a carb rebuild kit for I think. or junkyard cool truck, rare 4x4, keep it

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Testimonial: "Thanks for your help, fuel is getting to the carbie as you can see it in the glass inpsection window. Cheers Ray B"

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Very cool truck as i have just bought a killer one i'm working on for $700..i hve to say i also own a two wheel drive and its outlasted 6 cars and so on...they are great.
fortunatly all i had to replace was the fuel filter ...

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