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Old 12-30-2003, 09:36 PM
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holley help

any one know why my holley would be leaking gas.when the car sets overnight i can pull a plug the next morning and its wet with gas.but the car cranks fine and after warming up it runs like a sewing machine.ive never been inside a carb so i dont understand the prob.u think its time for a rebuild its about 5 yrs old.its a holley 650 not a double pumper.and is it hard to re jett this carb,i got no expierence

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Old 12-30-2003, 09:45 PM
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The gaskets are shot. Get someone to rebuild it, or better yet, show you how to do it.
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It's probably a bad needle and seat. If they aren't sealing correctly fuel will leak past them just as you are finding. Could also be a bad float which is leaking and pulling the needle off the seat or just some crud in the carb. Do like Poncho said and rebuild her... 5 yrs is a pretty good run without a freshening on one of these carbs...
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