ETw1 'vent' hole

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PareosWC
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ETw1 'vent' hole

Post by PareosWC »

After placing the correct Carter carb on the WC52, I had it idling and responding well to throttle input. However, upon shutdown, I would see a small fuel weep from the 'vent' hole above the mounting stud.

I compared it to another ETW1 I have, and apparently, that's not a manufacturers vent hole :lol: :lol:

Is this a common occurrence? Perhaps poor casting? I can replace it with another good base/governor, but I may JB Weld this small hole.

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Re: ETw1 'vent' hole

Post by Kaegi »

I don't think its common. others would have replied if they had seen it I bet. i have rebuilt quite a few and havent seen or heard of it. bad casting day? hungover pattern setter? ;/)
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Re: ETw1 'vent' hole

Post by Gordon_M »

Casting defect, or possibly drilling / passageway thing. I'd let it dry out and then put a dab of paint on it, see if that worked.
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