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    06-10-2021, 08:44 PM
    vpogv replied to a thread Pog's sterling.... in Your Cars
    Update! We have idle - LINK While I did address a possible issue with the fuel rod getting pinched I don't really believe that was the culprit. I...
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    06-10-2021, 08:23 PM
    vpogv replied to a thread Engine refuses to idle in Engine
    Thanks Peter! I am going to check the valves and am going to yank the carb back off for a deeper clean. An update: Yesterday I was out fumbling...
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    04-10-2021, 01:03 PM
    vpogv replied to a thread Engine refuses to idle in Engine
    I have a number of times with no change in engine speed. I'll repeat with a bit heavier dose of carb cleaner. I set timing right at 7 degrees...
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    04-10-2021, 12:53 AM
    vpogv started a thread Engine refuses to idle in Engine
    I'm looking for any input from those a bit smarter than me as to what else could be causing an engine to run and rev great but refuse to idle. What I...
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    04-10-2021, 12:51 AM
    vpogv replied to a thread Pog's sterling.... in Your Cars
    Spent the day rebuilding the carb and verifying timing and ... well I'm stuck. I threw a thread up in the engine section so hopefully some progress...
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    29-09-2021, 02:21 PM
    vpogv replied to a thread Pog's sterling.... in Your Cars
    Thank you for noting that! I did a bit of digging and both ports from the carb to the distributor are capped for now. That being said I will pick up...
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    28-09-2021, 09:10 PM
    I drove to my local Parker Store and got this: https://ph.parker.com/us/17593/en/in-line-flow-control-valve-f-series Grainger was also posted up...
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    28-09-2021, 05:19 PM
    vpogv replied to a thread Pog's sterling.... in Your Cars
    Pretty sure the person I bought the engine from cobbled it together with parts and this manifold was most likely cut out of something. The car revs...
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    28-09-2021, 01:54 PM
    vpogv replied to a thread Pog's sterling.... in Your Cars
    Replaced the brake light switch / valve and those work now! Went for a 2nd test drive which led to me quickly realizing a car that doesn't idle is...
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    26-09-2021, 12:01 AM
    vpogv replied to a thread Pog's sterling.... in Your Cars
    Well spent the afternoon working on the Sterling rather than getting other cars waxed for winter... :oops2: Everything electrically works except...
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    25-09-2021, 11:53 PM
    This is just a post for the archives as it is buried in my build thread. I had an issue with the canopy opening no problem but once it was closed...
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    22-09-2021, 12:46 AM
    vpogv replied to a thread Pog's sterling.... in Your Cars
    I'm good with 1! :) Well Sunday I got all of the lower panels back on. I just need to tighten down the rear cover and drill the 2 holes to mound...
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    20-09-2021, 11:46 AM
    vpogv replied to a thread Pog's sterling.... in Your Cars
    I am sorry for not believing you. :laugh: Now regarding 2, it would allow you to completely balance out both sides to be able to "tune" the flow so...
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    20-09-2021, 12:47 AM
    vpogv replied to a thread Pog's sterling.... in Your Cars
    I won't lie, I had my doubt that the issue would be fixed with a flow control valve as it worked just fine before but low and behold that was the...
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