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Guest rmilbank

Solex Problems

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Whilst driving down the M25 last week my carb decided to quite literally dump fuel... well.... everywhere.


I pulled over and took a look and see fuel pouring from the carb arrowed in pic below-




I pulled apart the carb and i believe the floats have gone a pit pourous and have sunk and just let fuel constantly flow in. Im not 100% so this is why i ask.


Ive taken a pic of where i believe the fuel has come from, some kind of overflow?-




Also one more thing, looking at this choke mechanism is there something missing? There seems to be some kind of diaphram that is un-operated?




Any help, greatly recieved.





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