I'm pretty sure they are opening up. The car runs 16.9's without the secondaries. It went 15.4 surging. The first thing I looked at was the lockout pin, it was fully away from the throttle shaft (you know what I mean, it was disengaged). I made sure it was disengaged everytime I made a test run of it.
Anyways, I have the carb disassembled and I am waiting for the epoxy to dry on the caps over the primary and secondary wells and one other cap on the underside of the main body. I did this in case it was sucking a little air past the outside of the caps.