[T3] hot startups

William Jahn willjahn975 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 15 18:11:50 PDT 2019

It does seem you are at least making progress. I wish I knew more about the
carb setup to offer some help. I've only dealt with a 66 bug and 68 ghia
single carbs and quite a few Fords with 4 barrel and a 61 Corvair with dual
carbs none are quite the same thing.

On Mon, Apr 15, 2019 at 4:11 AM David Yaghoubian <goob at roadrunner.com>

> 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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