HPF spotted in Mortimer !!

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HPF spotted in Mortimer !!

Postby tony west » Tue Apr 29, 2014 2:24 pm

Spotted a couple of days ago a droop snoot outside a small garage on the outskirts of the village. Apparently it suffered an engine fire after being laid up for some time.
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Re: HPF spotted in Mortimer !!

Postby 1972nail » Tue Apr 29, 2014 5:41 pm

Leaky Strombergs most likely! The O rings in the bottom harden up and leak all over the starter.
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Re: HPF spotted in Mortimer !!

Postby tony west » Tue Apr 29, 2014 7:56 pm

For once you cant blame those o rings !! as I'm told it runs on Dellorto's....though no doubt they also contain equally perishable seals.
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Re: HPF spotted in Mortimer !!

Postby droopsnoot » Tue May 06, 2014 6:56 pm

Mine went up because the Dellortos spat back into the DTV fibreglass airbox and set the paper element on fire. That was a surprise, I can tell you. Luckily the guy whose house I stopped outside had a fire extinguisher.
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