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I noticed a fuel leak coming from my carb last Sunday further inspection found it to be coming from where the fuel line connects to carb. I tried tightening but then stripped out the threads on inside of carb :angry1: . Dont know much about carbs so need help first off what part is this. And where can I get it locally.
 

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Im pointing at what seems to be a cover, on the inside there are threads from a seperate componet thats what I stripped. How do I replace this?
 

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Also check your local speed and or engine building shops. Any motor head is going to have an old carb laying around. :D

Oh and don't forget to adjust your fuel level after replacing the bowl.
 

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I can't help with the part search because I haven't "been there" ..... yet :rolleyes:

But, My 4150 leaked at the same spot at one time. There was what appeared to be an aluminum washer where the fuel line/nut met the bowl. I replaced it with a nylon washer, and no more leak.
 

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The fuel bowl could be found separately as was mentioned but be sure to get the thin washer/seal that goes behind the fuel inlet fitting.
When it tightens for sealing the large fitting should only make a good compression on the ring and not be a grunting, butt pucker tight. :bigsmile:
 

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Ok now we`re gettin somewhere :). It does have an aluminum washer on it I`ll get a nylon one. I unbolted the bowl from the carb but it doesnt want to come off still I didnt want to force it either. How do I take off the old one?
 

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Use a wooden block or the handle of a hammer and tap progressively till the gasket breaks loose. You will definately need a new bowl gasket too.

Tap in the area toward the end of the bowl where the screws go in, but don't crush anything.

good luck
 

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Like aqua says tap progressivly, and gently, and new gaskets.

BTW ..... Holley makes re-usable gaskets for the bowls. I'm pretty sure Jeggs, Summit, ect., or a local speed shop would have them. They are handy to have ;)
 

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Any time.............this is easy, we are just rattling the keys but you are doing the hard work :bigsmile:
 

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Hey Thunderman Im over in West Mich thanks for the offer my local napa guy tracked down a new bowl so Im good to go :D . Gonna through it in this afternoon and make it out to Coast Guard Festival :D
 
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