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Weird leak from Holley Fuel bowl

I have a pair of Holley 600's and the front carb has a leak on the side of the secondary bowl

Thing is, it's not leaking from the transfer tube seal, the bowl gasket or the needle and seat seals

It appears to be leaking from the capped side of the bowl near the fuel inlet



I've never had a bowl leak like this, but luckily I have an extra 600 laying around from my old drag boat....



A bit filthy, but has an old style cap seal that probably won't ever leak



I'll get it cleaned up and install it before the cruise tonight, but I'm just curious if there's a fix for the leak (other than buying a new bowl or JB Weld)

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Never seen one leak there either, But your on the right track with just changing it out. JMO


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About the only fix is to clean it up, rough it up a little with the wire brush on a Dremel or just some sandpaper, and epoxy it over so that it is capped just like the bowl you are replacing it with.
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About the only fix is to clean it up, rough it up a little with the wire brush on a Dremel or just some sandpaper, and epoxy it over so that it is capped just like the bowl you are replacing it with.
I have seen some that had been done that way, Just never thought about why now i know.


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So what did you do? I have the same problem. BTW this is the first post i've seen in a week with the problem I'm having. Pics coming soon
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