[T3] hot startups
sjbartnik at mac.com
Mon Apr 15 05:16:49 PDT 2019
Normal. Hot start procedure is:
Turn key and while cranking, slowly press gas pedal to floor and hold til it starts (do not pump pedal).
> On Apr 15, 2019, at 7:11 AM, David Yaghoubian <goob at roadrunner.com> wrote:
> OK, so it has been so long since I haven't had a vapor lock issue that I
> forgot what hot startups after a solid heat soak should be like with a
> normally functioning dual carb T3. When I hit the key cold the car starts up
> instantaneously without any foot on the gas (chokes are disconnected) before
> and after the phenolic spacers. After my test drive with the new spacers in
> ~85 deg. weather, getting it up to ~185 deg. on the oil temp gauge, and then
> letting it sit for ten minutes, it took a few seconds on the key and some
> foot on the gas. Normal? Or is this a sign that I might still have
> (fuel-related) restart issues when it gets into the triple digits?
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