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Post  MWSROGERS on Mon Mar 05, 2018 11:16 pm

My falcon 87 has compression, spark and I have cleaned out the carb but cannot get running any ideas what I try next as seems that no fuel getting to the engine
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Post  Rex Stewart on Tue Mar 06, 2018 6:38 pm

Are you getting fuel to the Carb?
I have had blocked filter at fuel tap and if its a mono bloc at inlet. That's before you look at jets.
None of this is difficult to check.

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Post  kerabo on Tue Mar 06, 2018 7:04 pm

Put a thimble full of fuel direct into the plug hold and see if it fires
Have you tried the Emg poss on the switch.

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Post  MWSROGERS on Tue Mar 06, 2018 9:58 pm

Hi I am feeding fuel directly into the carb and the carb is full of fuel.... I have also tried fuel in through the plug hole.... the only thing I cannot do is the bottom jet i. The carb I believe can be broken down into three parts but I can only do into two could this be a problem ?
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Post  kerabo on Tue Mar 06, 2018 10:11 pm

I would have expected it to at least fire after that.

Does it have a spark

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Post  MWSROGERS on Wed Mar 07, 2018 10:30 pm

Yes have spark .... thatís what I would have thought too
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Post  kerabo on Thu Mar 08, 2018 7:45 am

Check the timing.
See if the points open just before tdc turning the correct way!

Is the fuel fresh?

When the choke is fully on is the cable slack proving the slide can go all the way down?

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