Go Back   The Ford Barn > General Discussion > Early V8 (1932-53)

Sponsored Links (Register now to hide all advertisements)

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-04-2020, 06:37 PM   #1
39fordgus
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2019
Posts: 6
Default Carburetor issues 8ba

Hey everyone having issues on my carb itís a 94 Holley carb Ford stamped on the body Im having issue keeping it to idle with the choke fully open if I close the choke half ways it turns on a higher idle once I start to open the choke more it dies I waited till the engine was warm and same thing. I opened and bought a rebuild kit because I was having that issue and something no carb expert by any means any advice will help thank you in advance
39fordgus is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-04-2020, 07:43 PM   #2
paul2748
Senior Member
 
paul2748's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Midland Park, NJ
Posts: 2,822
Default Re: Carburetor issues 8ba

Sounds like a vacuum leak
__________________
48 Ford Conv
56 Tbird
54 Ford Victoria
paul2748 is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links (Register now to hide all advertisements)
Old 04-05-2020, 06:13 AM   #3
Terry,OH
Senior Member
 
Terry,OH's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 3,542
Default Re: Carburetor issues 8ba

Could be the vacuum leak as mentioned above or blockage in the idle circuit of the Carb. Did you rebuild the Carb.? pay close attention to the air circuits in the Carb base. Daytona makes a good rebuilding kit. search for them on the web.
Terry,OH is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-05-2020, 06:42 AM   #4
jimvette59
Senior Member
 
jimvette59's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Perry OH
Posts: 1,001
Default Re: Carburetor issues 8ba

Sponsored Links (Register now to hide all advertisements)
It could be the throttle shafts are very warn and sucking air. JMHO
jimvette59 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Sponsored Links (Register now to hide all advertisements)


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:00 AM.