AO Platinum Member
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: The land that Time forgot
Re: Petrol Pong
If your old ship is the same age as mine then the chances are that it is one of three things.
1) The two long rubber fuel pipes that emerge from the back of the engine by the cam-belt (connected to the metal pipes from the fuel tank) are probably perished and leaking.
2) Any of those short rubber pipes on each corner of the injector rails could be perished and leaking.
3) The clips that seal the end of the two long pipes (if it's one of those after market fuel pipe clips) could be unscrewing itself. One of mine keeps going. Jubilee/Terry clips seem okay but those clips they call fuel line clips (basically a one-size Jubi' clip) seem to always come unscrewed.
Pop open the bonnet and have a look, with the engine running. These pipes are pressurised so if you can smnell petrol, you'll be able to see where it's seeping out.
If your hoses are perished they could suddenly let go and dump petrol on your motor so I'd sort this sharpish, if I was you.
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