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In the past the sump has filled with petrol, problem solved by adjusting float neddle, at the time it was noted when starting the engine would almost want to fire backwards but with a strong battery it would start, some thirty hours of running later and a new battery it wants to start popping and burning oil from the exhaust and backfireing and white mist coming from the carby whenthe filter is removed. It appears the timing has become too fa advanced, can this be correct? Thanks Chris Boyce

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